This will be the largest OBN seismic survey in Brazil, at the Tupi field, considered Brazil’s first super-giant oilfield and is a base survey for potential future 4D surveys.
“This award confirms Shearwater’s leadership in deepwater OBN an exciting, growing and future-oriented sub-segment of the marine seismic industry. It reflects our scale, high-end vessels and dedication to technology, and represents a substantial addition to our backlog. We are pleased to again work for Petrobras”, said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices.
The Tupi and Iracema surveys will start in 3Q21 and are expected to last approximately nine months. They cover a total of 2882 km2, utilising deepwater ocean bottom nodes deployed by ROV and Shearwater’s 3x3 nine-string triple source. Shearwater will use the SW Diamond and one additional vessel to execute the contract.
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