MADAGASCAR DEEPWATER-2 - How new seismic data show basin off western Madagascar

With the cooperation of Madagascar's OMNIS, TGS-Nopec and a consortium operated by Xpronet Inc. acquired a test seismic survey in late 2001. The program was designed to answer the following questions:1.Can seismic data quality be improved with current acquisition and processing technology as compared with the quality of historic data?2.Do the igneous sections, known from well control, blanket the west Morondava subsurface, or is there perhaps a limited distribution?3.Can the origin of diapir-like structures seen in the legacy data be confirmed, whether evaporite/sedimentary (salt or shale) or igneous?4.What can be determined about the structural and stratigraphic character of the larg...

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