Conclusion of Seismic Surveys, Offshore Ireland
announced the conclusion of its seismic acquisition program in the and St. Georges Channel area, offshore . The program, first announced on 15 September, 2006 was carried out by Gardline Surveys Limited utilizing the MV Sea Surveyor. In total, approximately 1,000 kms of high quality data was acquired in the period 10 October 2006 through to 6 November 2006
Specifically, 286 kms of 2-D data was acquired over Pegasus, a large exploration structure in the St. Georges Channel, 369 kms of 3-D data was acquired over the Ardmore gas discovery and 279 kms over the Hook Head oil and gas discovery. As announced on 26 October 2006, Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) was successfully deployed over the Blackrock oil discovery.