Area Drilling

Geophysical CGG Marine launched what it termed the world's largest seismic vessel, the 11,500 ton CGG Aliz?. The 25,000 hp diesel electric vessel can deploy 100 km of streamers from 16 winches. It has full onboard 3D processing and satellite link capability. Denmark The energy ministry granted Gustavson Associates Inc., Boulder, Colo., an exploration license on a 350,000 acre North Sea block along the Farsund basin's southern rim. Gustavson visualizes generation of hydrocarbons in the Farsund depression with migration possible into Jurassic Haldager and Gassum sandstones. Juxtaposition to an adequate source rock "kitchen" has not been demonstrated. Primarily in consul...

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