Shearwater Wins Total Black Sea Survey

March 2, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas exploration service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has landed a deal with French player Total to acquire 3D data in the Black Sea, off Bulgaria.

According to the technology-driven provider of marine geophysical services, the contract is for  the large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project in the Black Sea by Total E&P Bulgaria B.V.

The contract award follows an active 2019 season in the Black Sea for Shearwater, it said.

The survey covers 5,500 sq. km in the Han Asparuh block 1-21 using Flexisource triple source together with Fast Track processing enabled by Shearwater’s proprietary Reveal software. The three-month survey starts in Q1 2020 and will be carried out by the Oceanic Vega.

“Shearwater has a strong working relationship with Total from the execution of multiple projects and we have through 2019 built a unique working experience in the Black Sea,” said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices.

Irene added: “The combination of these two strengths, positions this project for success. We welcome the award and the opportunity to work for Total in Bulgaria.”

Shearwater GeoServices has the world’s largest fleet of high-end seismic vessels and a portfolio of proprietary technologies and software that provide customers with a full-range of towed streamer and ocean bottom geophysical acquisition techniques, surveys and data.



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