SeaBird Exploration awarded two new contracts

Image: Kare Aasebø
Image: Kare Aasebø – Nordic Explorer

Cyprus-based SeaBird Exploration has been awarded a niche 3D survey in West Africa, with a total value of approximately US$6.5 million.

The survey is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2019 with a total duration of 80 days including associated vessel transit.

The company will time-charter Nordic Explorer (pictured) for the survey.

Meanwhile, SeaBird has secured a source contract for an ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract has an expected duration of three weeks and will start in early April.

Harrier Explorer has been working on this survey since February 2019 under a previously announced contract. The vessel will now be joined by Osprey Explorer, which recently completed other work in the region, for a period of simultaneous source operations.

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