Shearwater confirms SNE field award with Woodside

Geoservices company Shearwater GeoServices has confirmed the award of a high-density multi-azimuth 3D seismic acquisition contract over the SNE field offshore Senegal by Woodside.

Polar Marquis; Source: Shearwater

As reported by Offshore Energy Today back in late April, Woodside, as the operator of the SNE Field Development Joint Venture, awarded the seismic survey contract to Shearwater to improve reservoir definition supporting SNE well positioning and optimization.

Shearwater said on Tuesday that the contract covers the Sangomar, Sangomar Deep and Rufisque Offshore blocks, which include the SNE discovery.

According to the company, the work, designed as high density and multi-azimuth survey, will be acquired by the Polar Marquis using 14 streamers, and FlexiSource triple source. Starting in early 3Q 2019, the survey will take approximately 90 days to complete.

“We are pleased to see the award by Woodside of this complex multi-azimuth triple source contract over these significant Senegal discoveries” said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices.

“The award reflects our capabilities as a full-service geophysical service provider and the Polar Marquis’ excellent record operating offshore Africa.”


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