Searcher Seismic wraps up prospectivity study off Papua New Guinea

Searcher Seismic, an independent seismic data acquisition company, has completed its Northern Basins Prospectivity Study offshore Papua New Guinea.

Image source: Searcher Seismic

Searcher, in conjunction with Discover Geoscience, compiled the Northern Basins Prospectivity Study following an acquisition of the Solomon Sea Broadband Non-Exclusive 2D seismic survey in 2017.

The company said that the study offered the industry a detailed understanding of the basins and hydrocarbon potential of the region, with extensive coverage of the Cape Vogel, Bougainville, and New Ireland Basins.

The Northern Basins Prospectivity Study contains an assessment of the sequence stratigraphic framework, with chronostratigraphy unified with that from Searcher’s Gulf of Papua Prospectivity Study.

It also incorporates tectonostratigraphic elements, paleogeography, gravity and magnetic interpretation, petroleum system analysis, regional hydrocarbon modeling, and a summary of play concepts.

Simon Crellin, sales director for Searcher Seismic, said: “For the first time, modern seismic data has unveiled detailed imaging of the subsurface within the Northern Basins and this study compliments this seismic data by providing a comprehensive geological understanding of the region, with several plays types identified.

“The potential for this region is significant, with the study providing new light on basins that previously had very little data and analysis undertaken to date.”


Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email.

Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today, please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jan 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Africa Oil Week 2020

For over 25 years Africa Oil Week has been the meeting place for Africa’s most senior E&P stakeholders.

read more >

CERAWeek 2020

 Each year, CERA clients gathered for a few days in Houston…

read more >

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2020

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) showcases leading-edge technology for offshore drilling, exploration…

read more >

2020 EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION STANDARDS CONFERENCE ON OILFIELD EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

The development of consensus standards is one of API’s oldest and most successful programs.

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply