CGG has signed an exclusive multi-client data agreement with the Ministère du Pétrole et des Hydrocarbures of the Republic of Gabon.
As a result of this agreement, CGG is launching a new multi-client survey program to acquire 35,000 km2 of BroadSeisTM 3D data over the latest available and awarded deepwater blocks offshore Gabon and 9,900 km of 2D data over the country’s ultra-deep water offshore area. The program, which has already received support from the industry, will be implemented in association with the Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures (DGH).
The first phase of the program covering almost 24,000 km² will start in the fourth quarter of 2014 and is scheduled to last seven months. Two high-end vessels will be assigned to the project to ensure timely delivery of the data. The depth imaging of the seismic data will be performed in CGG’s Crawley center in the UK.