The contract was awarded to BGP Inc., a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Company (CNPC).
First images from the OBN Cornerstone 2020 multi-client survey are being made available in early 2021.
The survey will take place over the Jubarte field in the Campos Basin.
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The Government of Liberia has announced an extension of the timeframe for the Liberia License Round, 2020.
Preliminary estimates place the size of the discovery between 8 and 30 million m³ of recoverable oil equivalent.
Beach Energy has announced a gas discovery at Enterprise 1 in licence VIC/P42(V) in the nearshore Victorian Otway Basin.
The total combined duration of the two surveys, awarded by Petrobras, is estimated around eight months.
Ironbark-1 will test the giant Ironbark gas prospect, which has a best estimate of 15 trillion ft3 prospective recoverable gas resource.