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Seismic acquisition underway

27/04/2012 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) started acquiring seismic in the southern part of the Barents Sea yesterday, 26 April, at 17:28 hours.

“The entire first line of 67 kilometres was acquired before midnight. We are very satisfied with this start-up,” says Lars Jensen, the NPD’s project manager for this summer’s seismic acquisition.


M/V Artemis Atlantic

The acquisition, which will be carried out by the vessel M/V Artemis Atlantic, will take place over six to eight weeks.

In total, around 6000 kilometres of seismic will be acquired in this area.


Updated: 27/04/2012