TGS announces new 3D multi-client survey for Alberta

8/22/2013

TGS announces new 3D multi-client survey for Alberta

CALGARY -- TGS, through its subsidiary Arcis Seismic Solutions, has announced a new 3D multi-client onshore survey, Three Hills East, covering 150 km2 (58 mi2) in the south central plains of Alberta, Canada.

The Three Hills East survey is designed to evaluate multiple zones from the Devonian (Nisku), the Mississippian (Banff and Pekisko), and the Cretaceous (Ellerslie and Ostracod) in the newly emerging Duvernay play.  The survey's optimal acquisition parameters, enhanced imaging and rock property assessments will provide even greater assistance with the placement of horizontal wells in this highly prospective area.

Permitting is underway and data acquisition is expected to commence in September 2013.  The seismic data will be processed by Arcis and final data will be available to clients in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The survey is supported by industry funding.

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