Shearwater GeoServices awarded 3D survey in the Barents Sea from Wintershall Norge AS
Shearwater GeoServices Norway AS has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from Wintershall Norge AS for a 3D survey of Blocks PL 768/768B in the Barents Sea, the company said in its press release.
The survey covers approximately 965 square kilometers and will be acquired using the Polar Empress in direct continuation of the vessel's ongoing survey in the Barents Sea. "This is an important project for Shearwater and we are very pleased to receive this strategic proprietary award from a well established Norwegian operator in an active exploration area. The Shearwater fleet has significant experience operating in the Barents Sea over many years, and by design is capable of operating efficiently and safely in this harsh environment to support our clients in their exploration efforts.
The work program includes delivery of Shearwater's advanced Pre & Post Stack Time Processing and Imaging products, further assisting our client's decision making processes" commentedCOO Peter Hooper.
Shearwater GeoServices has a fleet of four modern seismic vessels, a broad offering of high quality geophysical services including advanced processing and acquisition techniques, and two owners with complementing skills and collectively a long experience in the industry. In connection with the establishment of Shearwater, GC Rieber Shipping and Rasmussengruppen invested USD 60 million in equity.