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By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 21
– Seismic acquisition is under way on the 12,300 sq km Han Sur-Oeste de Tamil project, first 3D survey for Petroleos Mexicanos SA in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

CGGVeritas deployed the Nautilus acoustic positioning and streamer steering system on the Alize seismic vessel. The vessel set a 1-day production record of 117 sq km, exceeding targets.

The vessel deploys 12 Sercel Nautilus-Sentinel steered solid streamers, and with a 12 by 8-km by 100-m configuration, it is towing one of the largest areal receiver arrays in the industry.

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