Shearwater Bags Turkey Seismic Contract

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 20, 2019

Image: Shearwater GeoServices

Image: Shearwater GeoServices

The global provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a seismic acquisition and depth processing contract by Turkish national oil and gas company Türkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi (TPAO).

The survey contract covers an area of 2200 sqkm and includes fast track processing, followed by full time and depth processing, but location not revealed.

Work will commence in Q2 2019 and will be conducted by the Polar Empress, said a press release.

“We are very pleased to see the Polar Empress contracted by TPAO for this 14-streamer survey, following on from efficient operations elsewhere completing ahead of schedule. Achieving operational efficiency within each project and maximizing utilisation over a program of projects is key to our results” said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices.

Shearwater is a joint venture between  Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping and Rasmussengruppen AS, marine transportation services provider.

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