CGG begins 2D multi-client seismic program offshore Malaysia

World Oil Staff November 16, 2023

(WO) — CGG, in association with PETRONAS, has announced the start of the Selat Melaka 2D multi-client seismic program over the Langkasuka Basin offshore Malaysia. Located in the Malacca Strait, the project has received industry funding and will deliver early products in December 2023 and final results in August 2024.

Map showing the location of the 2D multi-client seismic program offshore Malaysia.

Experts at CGG’s Kuala Lumpur subsurface imaging center will apply its latest proprietary full-waveform inversion (FWI) and Q-tomography imaging technologies to provide the industry with a better regional understanding of the petroleum systems in this underexplored basin, with a focus on the prospective pre-tertiary target.

“PETRONAS continues to invest in data enrichment for Malaysian basins, like the emerging Langkasuka Basin,” Mohamed Firouz Asnan, senior vice president, Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM), PETRONAS, said. “Initiatives such as this multi-client seismic survey is expected to attract exploration interests to support the country’s production growth strategy.”

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