Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

2D GeoStreamer Seismic Data Provides New Coverage Offshore Western Egypt

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/23/2016, Location: Africa

PGS collected more than 150 km of data per day, on average, from the end of March to the middle of May 2016. This new data complements reprocessed legacy data for this area, which will be available in July 2016.

Processed data from the new survey will be available from December 2016. Imaging and assessment of the new geophysical data will be performed in collaboration with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS).

Both the results of the new acquisition and the reprocessed legacy data will be the basis for data packages and for delineating exploration blocks in future Egypt licensing rounds. The next licensing round is anticipated in 2017.

The western Egyptian Mediterranean Sea area is comparatively underexplored. From south to north, it covers a narrow shelf zone including the south-north trending Matruh Canyon, a transform margin, parts of the Herodotus Basin and (to the northwest) the Herodotus Fold Belt. This is a region that merits closer inspection, with the presence of proven Jurassic/Cretaceous oil and gas plays, Nile sourced Pliocene sandstones and pre-salt carbonate build-ups analogous to Zohr.

Advanced pre-stack depth migration (PSDM) will be performed on both the reprocessed legacy 2D data (10 300 km) and on the new broadband 2D GeoStreamer dataset (7 300 km). The results will be available by the end of 2016. The new imaging products will reveal the petroleum potential in this exciting frontier area.



Seismic survey News in Egypt >>

Ireland >>  2/18/2019 - Providence Resources P.l.c., the Irish based Oil and Gas Exploration Company, provides an update on Frontier Exploration Licence (“FEL”) 2/19, operate...
United States >>  2/12/2019 - TGS announces a new multi-client onshore 3D seismic survey, Railgun 3D, located within the Powder River Basin. ...

Norway >>  2/11/2019 - CGG and TGS announce the Greater Castberg TopSeis™ survey in the Barents Sea. The survey is 5,000 sq km, and will be acquired and processed with the l...
Sierra Leone >>  2/7/2019 - GeoPartners, in partnership with the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone, is pleased to announce a new 2D seismic survey offshore Sierra Leone to su...

Norway >>  2/6/2019 - Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS is pleased to announce the award of four Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) surveys by Aker BP ASA (“Aker BP”) and Equinor A...
Brazil >>  2/5/2019 - ION Geophysical Corporation announced a new 2D multi-client reimaging program offshore Brazil. The first phase of the Farofa program covers acreage in...

Related Categories: Formation Evaluation  General  Geological, Geophysical  Geophysical Contractors  Mud Logging  Reservoir Engineering & Recovery Methods  Seismic survey  Well Completion, Logging, Workover 

Related Articles: Formation Evaluation  General  Geological, Geophysical  Geophysical Contractors  Mud Logging  Reservoir Engineering & Recovery Methods  Seismic survey  Well Completion, Logging, Workover 


Egypt Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 |

More News

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.