Seismic

Various methods of seismic data acquisition are used to map potential petroleum resources in the subsurface. The oil and seismic companies primarily perform seismic data acquisition, but the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) also conducts seismic surveys from time to time.

Overview of seismic data on the Norwegian shelf

The summary shows all seismic surveys acquired on the Norwegian shelf up to 10 March. It shows surveys that have released data sets, as well as surveys with data sets that may be released in the...

NPD seismic in the northern Barents Sea

Seismic data which the authorities have acquired throughout the years north of the 74° 30’ north are not available.

Selling seismic from the Icelandic sea areas off Jan Mayen

In 2011 and 2012, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) acquired 2D seismic offshore Jan Mayen on the Norwegian and Icelandic shelves.

Selling seismic data from the southeastern Barents Sea and off Jan Mayen

In 2011 and 2012, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) acquired 2D seismic data in the southeastern Barents Sea and off Jan Mayen.

NPD seismic data acquisition in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea

The price of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's (NPD's) seismic data sets for the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea is equivalent to the costs of administration.    

The NPD’s new seismic data in the southeastern Barents Sea and Jan Mayen

In 2011 and 2012, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate acquired seismic data off Jan Mayen and in the southeastern Barents Sea.

Higher accuracy with better technology

New and improved geophysical methods may increase the accuracy of exploration drilling and facilitate improved recovery from existing fields.

NPD is selling seismic data from Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja

During the period 2007 to 2009, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) acquired 2D and 3D seismic data off Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja (Nordland VII and Troms II). Some lines also extend into...

Seismic surveys on the shelf – an introduction

All seismic data acquisition associated with petroleum activity on the Norwegian shelf is either founded in a production licence or exploration licence, and all seismic surveys must be reported to...

Several kinds of seismic data

Both the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and commercial companies acquire seismic data on the Norwegian shelf. The seismic data is grouped according to who acquired it and what it will be use...

Ongoing seismic

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