UAE based company specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition, Polarcus Limited has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.
According to Polarcus, the project will start in Q1 2015 and is expected to run for approximately 21 days. However, the company did not reveal the value of the contract stated in the LoI.
Polarcus says that the projects will be acquired by the company’s vessel Polarcus Nadia.
Polarcus Nadia is an ultra-modern 12 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel. Built to the ULSTEIN SX124 design and incorporating the ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull, the company says that this vessel combines the latest developments in maritime systems with the most advanced seismic technology commercially available. Furthermore, the company adds that the vessel is also amongst the most environmentally sound seismic vessels in the market with diesel-electric propulsion, high specification catalytic convertors, double hull, and advanced bilge water cleaning system. This vessel complies with the stringent DNV CLEAN DESIGN notation.
Offshore Energy Today Staff