Ambilobe Block 3D Seismic Survey Complete (Madagascar)
Sterling, the operator of the Ambilobe Production Sharing Contract, has completed a 3D seismic survey of approximately 1100 km² over the Ambilobe Block, offshore Madagascar.
The acquisition was undertaken by CGG Services SA, on behalf of the Ambilobe joint venture partners Sterling and Pura Vida Mauritius.
Processing of the data will start shortly to a pre-stack depth migration cube. Intermediary products will be available during the second half of 2015, allowing early interpretation with the final processed data, which is expected to be completed in Q1 2016, the company informed.
Sterling and Pura Vida each hold a 50% interest in the Ambilobe Block.
Eskil Jersing, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer said:
“We are pleased to have completed our 3D seismic operations, both safely and efficiently on the Ambilobe block. We look forward to receiving the processed seismic data to build upon our understanding of the sub-surface imaging of the basin which will assist the joint venture partners to determine the exploration activities on the block in 2016”