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Petrel launches 2D seismic survey onshore Uruguay

07th August 2014

The 580 kilometre 2D seismic programme, across the Piedra Sola and Salto onshore exploration blocks in Uruguay, commenced in mid-July with the arrival of survey crews to survey and prepare access for the acquisition crews, and with parameter testing to optimise data quality now complete the seismic acquisition has commenced

Petrel launches 2D seismic survey onshore Uruguay
Acquisition is expected to take 10 weeks to complete, although data interpretation will begin almost immediately as it is acquired

Petrel Energy’s 51 per cent owned affiliate, Schuepbach Energy International LLC (SEI), have contracted Panamerican Geophysical Company to conduct the survey.

Acquisition is expected to take 10 weeks to complete, although data interpretation will begin almost immediately as it is acquired.

Resource and prospect definition will take place once a more complete picture of the acreage becomes available.

The seismic data acquisition will take place principally on existing roads, the level of community support has been encouraging with over 200 groups also granting access to private land where required.

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