France’s Compagnie Générale de Geophysique (CGG) will collect geophysical and geological data from the Zambezi Delta under a contract awarded by Mozambique’s National Petroleum Institute (INP), Mozambican newspaper Notícias reported.
This campaign to collect data in an area of 40,000 square kilometres, under the second public tender launched by INP, was officially launched in Maputo, where it was announced that CGG had already deployed a ship to start work in the next few days.
The signed contract stipulates that CGG will provide the INP with data including full regional depth imaging, processing and interpretation of seismic, gravitational and magnetic data, integration of all available wells, infiltrations and geological data and generation of new studies.
The INP announced in 2016 that a further seismic acquisition was carried out in the Angoche blocks, to determine the area’s hydrocarbon potential and covering an area of 20,000 square kilometres, where two of the six blocks that were concessioned under the 5th tender for oil research and production in Mozambique are located. (macauhub)