Two 3-D Seismic Operations in South Region

Source: Shana 6/1/2015, Location: Asia

An already made decision on conducting 3-D seismic operations in Tandis and Minoo will come into force this year, director of exploration at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Hormoz Ghalavand said.

He said 3-D operations in Tandis region located West of Karoun region near the border with Iraq was approved last year and will be executed this year.

He continued 3-D seismic operations in Minoo region have yet to be approved by NIOC, adding the company has entered into talks with a foreign company to do the job on behalf of NIOC.

Ghalavand said: "In case of lacking financial resources, a foreign company can carry out seismic studies and NIOC will pay the cost two years later."

Reflection seismology (or seismic reflection) is a method of exploration geophysics that uses the principles of seismology to estimate the properties of the Earth's subsurface from reflected seismic waves. The method requires a controlled seismic source of energy, such as dynamite/Tovex, a specialized air gun or a seismic vibrator.


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