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Seismic Data Acquisition

SEISMIC DATA ACQUISITION

In the beginning, gas production was incidental to oil discovery. Following the discovery of oil at Oloibiri in 1956, the facilities that were built to produce oil did not include gas processing and export units. This lack of utilization plan resulted in the flaring of most of the Associated Gas (AG) produced except for that used as fuel.

Activities:

Data Acquisition Department  (DAD) was created in 1988 to provide quality Seismic data for the Exploration Production and Mining industry. DAD has been involved in the Acquisition of high integrity 2D, 3D and 4D seismic data in a variety of terrain on standalone and in Joint Ventures. Our operational environment range from Land, Swamp, Transition zone and deep offshore.
DAD ensures acquisition of high integrity seismic data ahead of specified contractual turnaround time. We have a team of seasoned professional staff that comprise of Geoscientists, Engineers, Surveyors, IT professionals etc. on one hand and robust acquisition, planning and processing hard and software suites like Real Time Kinematics (RTK) GPS, SN428XL,
Promax, MESA, OMNI VISTA etc on the other hand.

The Joint venture objective was to share risk, profit, technology/equipment and expertise in the execution of projects in challenging terrain(s). 

1997: IDSL partnered Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS)
2009: Q4 IDSL partnered Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting (BGP/CNPC) for
Vibroseis operations in the Nigeria Inland basins.
2016: IDSL partnered Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting (BGP/CNPC) for Marine streamer and nodes operations in Offshore, Nigeria


Capabilities:

qCarry out 2D, 3D and 4D Seismic Data Acquisition on Land, Swamp and  Desert  using state-of- the art Survey, Drilling and Recording equipment’s.

qShallow and Deep offshore (OBC, OBN and Streamers) Seismic Acquisition using Industry standard seismic vessels and in – sea equipment
qAbility to deploy 4,000 Channels
qA team seasoned professional staff.
qEnhanced project turnaround time.
qSterling HSE performance Records without LTIs in projects undertaken.

Modern Acquisition  Technology:
 Recording:
The tools we use are
Sercel SN 428 XL

Sercel SN 408 UL

Sercel SN 388

Associated line units, cables, FDU, Station Units,

Geophones/Hydrophones

Quality Control:

State of the art Softwares like:

OMNI 3D design layout, KL Seis,

ESQ C Pro
SPS generation using SPS gen
PROMAX (Field processing and QC)
VISTA (Field processing and QC)
Uphole interpretation software
Low velocity Layer interpretation software

Swamp Crew:
  
    
  Streamer Acquisition:

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     OML 83/85 operated by First E & P was the first marine project executed by the IDSL/BGP JV. The 901 square kilometres project was carried over  two month period, about 40km offshore Bayelsa State, Nigeria and OML 130 is a field operated by TUPNI (Total Upstream Nigeria) roughly 124 miles (200 km) south of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in water depths of 1,200 to 1,400 m (3,900 to 4,600 ft).The projects were successfully executed with no LTI with a strong emphasis on goal zero.

  Streamer Acquisition

OML 83/85 operated by First E & P was the first marine project executed by the IDSL/BGP JV. The 901 square kilometres project was carried over  a two month period, about 40km offshore Bayelsa State, Nigeria and OML 130 is a field operated by TUPNI (Total Upstream Nigeria) roughly 124 miles (200 km) south of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in water depths of 1,200 to 1,400 m (3,900 to 4,600 ft).The projects were successfully executed with no LTI with a strong emphasis on goal zero.

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 Deliverables:  Pre/Post Plot and Raw stacks:

Commitment to excellence
Specialized software
Quality control checks

Capacity Building:
 As a responsible Joint Venture (JV), a total of 130 graduates were trained in Seismic data acquisition both in-country and overseas in the last three years.
About 90% are currently engaged by the IDSL/BGP JV on different projects.
   
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  Sucess Story in Land Basin:
  A seismic acquisition  collaboration by IDSL/BGP JV in Benue Trough, resulted in NNPC announced the discovery of Hydrocarbon in Kolmani River II well in Barambu Village of Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
This validated the time and resources invested by the IDSL/BGP JV in high quality  seismic data acquisition of the Frontier Basins.

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  Success Story In Land Basin!

Pre/Post Plot. and Raw Stacks