Ophir hires Dolphin for seismic survey in Myanmar

Dolphin Geophysical will shoot seismic beams offshore Myanmar.

The Norway based company has secured a contract for 3D seismic survey and processing of data of 10.000 sq. km. with Ophir Energy in Myanmar.

The work will begin in the first quarter this year. According to Dolphin a seismic vessel is already located in the region. The company did not reveal the name of the vessel.

Atle Jacobsen, CEO said: “This large seismic contract award adds to our backlog of powerful solutions projects, where Dolphin’s cost efficient wide tow configuration is the preferred acquisition solution selected by one of our large repeat customers”

Ophir Energy in December 2014 signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Myanmar Ministry of Energy, finalizing the award of Block AD-03 offshore Myanmar.

The block is located in the Rakhine Basin, it is approximately 10,000km2 in size and is on trend with the multi-TCF, producing Shwe gas field.

Offshore Energy Today Staff

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