Contracts were awarded to Petroleum Geo-Services and Schlumberger unit WesternGeco for seismic data acquisition in the Norwegian sector of the southeast Barents Sea. The surveys cover blocks proposed for the 23rd concession round by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and will in total cover an area of around 5,270 sq miles. Statoil is the operator for the joint 3D seismic data acquisition project involving 33 participating oil firms.


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