Zambezi Delta 3D Survey

In collaboration with the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP), CGG has just delivered the final 15,400 km² 3D PSDM data set over the Beira High in the Zambezi Delta, offshore Mozambique. The ultramodern data covers blocks Z5-C and Z5-D and surrounding open acreage and is the first to be delivered following the agreement CGG signed with INP to acquire up to 40,000km² 3D and  up to 6,500 km 2D seismic data.

To enhance exploration decision-making, a complementary Mozambique
JumpsStart package is also now available to license with the PSDM seismic data. This package provides an integrated geoscience analysis of all the regional data available and frames it in its geological context in an easily accessible format. Data from 11 wells has been analyzed in detail alongside the new seismic interpretation which was supported by hydrocarbon seep identification, high-resolution potential fields data and the full suite of Robertson multi-client geological data sets.

Mozambique Zambezi deltaThe final PSDM data identifies key stratigraphic intervals for a better understanding of the petroleum system and, in conjunction with the high-resolution gravity and magnetic data, brings new information on the basin morphology and its evolution. CGG’s advanced imaging workflow, including full-waveform inversion (FWI), reveals a high level of detail in this complex geological setting, such as the complex deep marine turbiditic system and associated frontal splays, and the complex faulting pattern and internal architecture of the Beira High.

Deliverables include:

  • Full regional prestack depth imaging volume
  • Processed and interpreted gravity and magnetic data
  • JumpStart™ integrated geoscience package featuring well and seismic data, hydrocarbon seeps and potential fields data

Explore the GeoStore and see details of all CGG's multi-client data in this area.

Mozambique final PSDMFinal PSDM showing the complex deep marine turbiditic system and the complex faulting pattern and internal architecture of the Beira High

The right data, in the right place, at the right time

The Zambezi Delta Basin: A Complex Puzzle wit...

Javier Martin | Madhurima Bhattacharya | Marianne Parsons
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