TGS planning its second Permian seismic project of 2017

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. ASA is set to launch its West Lindsey 3D multiclient seismic survey covering a minimum of 190 sq miles predominantly in Reeves County, Tex., southwest of the West Kermit 3D project launched earlier this year.

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TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. ASA is set to launch its West Lindsey 3D multiclient seismic survey covering a minimum of 190 sq miles predominantly in Reeves County, Tex., southwest of the West Kermit 3D project launched earlier this year.

The West Lindsey 3D will provide high-resolution 3D seismic data in an area where strong potential exists in multiple zones from the Delaware sands through the Wolfcamp, as well as deeper plays including the highly prospective Siluro-Devonian and Ordovician Ellenburger along the Grisham Arch, the firm says.

Permitting on the survey has already commenced and data acquisition is expected to begin in the third quarter. Preliminary data will be available in late fourth quarter and final data available in early 2018. The data will be processed by TGS utilizing its modern land imaging technology.

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The West Kermit 3D project is a high-resolution 3D survey designed to assist in the evaluation and development of multiple zone potential including the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring intervals. Final data for that project is expected to be available in the fourth quarter.

“The West Lindsey 3D, combined with the recently expanded West Kermit 3D, are located in an exciting part of the basin where [exploration and production] companies are demanding modern 3D seismic data,” commented Kristian Johansen, TGS chief executive officer.

This project is supported by industry funding.

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