ION has introduced the primary 3D multi-client program in Mauritania with the Ministry of Petroleum, Mines and Energy (MPME).
ION will seamlessly combine and reimage some 24,000 sq. kilometres of MPME-held 3D information.
It may also additional increase the scope to incorporate roughly 15,000 kilometres of 2D information pending trade help.
Leveraging its newest expertise and reimaging expertise, ION goals to considerably improve the info’s decision and subsurface insights.
The 3D quantity has functions throughout the E&P lifecycle, serving to scale back danger at play, prospect and reservoir scales.
ION expects this system to begin this 12 months with remaining deliverables out there in mid-2021.
Mohamed Abdel Vetah, minister of petroleum, mines and power, mentioned: “Through this mission, ION will help the efforts of the Ministry to enhance its exploration technique offshore and onshore within the Taoudeni space and appeal to extra traders with the purpose of growing the nationwide assets for the good thing about our nation and to construct a long-term useful partnership, that are the final word objectives of his Excellency the President of Mauritania.”
Joe Gagliardi, senior vp of ION’s Ventures group, additionally commented:
“We are happy Mauritania chosen ION to higher perceive its assets and appeal to new investments to the nation, enabling all stakeholders to make extra knowledgeable selections.
“Recent world-class discoveries have recognized big volumes of pure fuel. Mauritania’s subsurface has by no means been revealed on a regional 3D scale and we consider there may be substantial potential to establish new potential oil and fuel alternatives on this confirmed, under-explored basin when seen on this new context.
“We count on this information quantity will play a pivotal function in unlocking Mauritania’s remaining hydrocarbon potential for years to return.”
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