VIDEO: Shell in Seismic Survey Offshore Canada

Shell has performed a 3D WAZ seismic exploration of the Shelburne Basin, Nova Scotia, Canada.


Shell’s Shelburne Basin Venture Exploration Project marks the first time 3D Wide Azimuth (WAZ) Seismic technology was used in Canada.

This technology provides much clearer data in water depths of 1500 to 3500 metres, 250 to 350 kilometres offshore Nova Scotia.

Shell used this new technology in an environmentally responsible way and is committed to offering employment opportunities to the local communities in Nova Scotia.

The vessels for this project have been mobilized from various parts of the world. Fleet of four seismic vessels have performed this challenging task.

August 08, 2014

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