Santos basin 3D campaign starting off Brazil

Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) let a contract to Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) to acquire 1,266 sq km of 3D seismic data on prospect area BM-S-42 in the Santos basin off Brazil. The prospect encompasses six blocks auctioned during National Petroleum Agency’s (ANP) sixth round of bidding (OGJ Online, Aug. 25, 2004).PGS’s Ramform Challenger seismic vessel is on site and will remain for about 53 days. The survey will use two sources and 10 cables with 100-m spacing.In late February or early March, the Challenger will begin a 3D campaign for Petrobras on the BM-S-40 prospect, which contains 12 blocks from the fifth bidding round (OGJ Online, Aug. 25, 2003). The new s...

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