Brazil Pre-Salt Basins

CGG is your only source for all the data you need for the next three pre-salt bid rounds. We have recently acquired or reprocessed, advanced broadband seismic data covering the available blocks. CGG's vision is to provide seismic data sets applicable to every phase of the pre-salt evaluation process, and create a bridge of over 80,000km² of high quality broadband data spanning this prospective area.
Santos lease rounds

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Pulsar Reprocessing

Reprocessing of the Campos II and Santos VI-A and B surveys through state-of-the-art broadband imaging has just commenced. This project, known as Pulsar will create a bridge from the Santos to the Campos basins and form part of a contiguous state-of-the-art data set covering the entire area.

Santos VII FTSantos VII (Saturno)

The Santos VII BroadSeis survey has recently been acquired and covers an area of 13,900 km², including the highly prospective Saturno prospect, a major pre-salt opportunity with no 3D coverage to date. It has recently been extended by 1867 km² to include structures further to the east that were indicated on the Fast Track data. It forms a bridge linking the Constellation reprocessed data sets to the Santos VI-B and Campos II BroadSeis surveys (currently being reprocessed as Pulsar), providing around 80,000 km² of broadband seismic coverage over the Santos and Campos Basins.

The first fast track products for Santos VII Phase 1, covering Saturno,  are available with final data expected in January 2018.  These will deliver the first 3D images of Saturno using FWI technology, in anticipation of future licensing rounds in this major pre-salt exploration area. Fast track products for the whole area will be available in October 2017, and final products for the complete survey, including the extension,  in June 2018.

Galaxy - Grid Extracted from Cluster/Cluster Ext 3D Cube

Galaxy is an affordable 3D migrated grid covering an area of approximately 34,000 km² extracted from CGG's Cluster and Cluster Extension surveys, on a 5 x 5 km grid (Cluster) and a 10 x 10 km grid (Cluster Extension). Galaxy was designed to provide a quick regional evaluation of the Santos Basin in anticipation of Brazil's next pre-salt licensing round.

Constellation - Cluster/Cluster Extension Reprocessing

Constellation is a 23,753 km²  reprocessing project designed to upgrade the Cluster and Cluster Extension surveys. Constellation uses the latest processing algorithms, including 3D de-ghosting, bandwidth extension and TTI full waveform inversion (FWI) model-building.

post rift depth Base Post rift depth map from Constellation
This is complemented by our Brazil Pre-Salt Constellation JumpStart²™ project which integrates the seismic with all the available well and geological data to provide a single source of information in a consistent easily-accessible format. The well data is being re-calibrated and interpreted using biostratigraphy, stratigraphy and petrophysics to deliver consistent Formation Description Logs and seismic-to-well ties.The Phase I introductory report on the petroleum systems of the Santos Basin, with a focus on the 'pre-salt', including a dry hole analysis and identification of key risks and success factors, is available now.  

 The Phase II study will focus on the Cluster area to provide a full structural and stratigraphic interpretation for key horizons with attruibutes extracted to map the potential presence of hydrocarbon fluids and reservoir facies. The final, comprehensive report will contain a full prospectivity evaluation and play maps. 

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Multi-Client Data - JumpStart Constellation

JumpStart Santos Basin

Save time and effort with all the information you need to assess the blocks in the upcoming pre-salt lease round - all easily accessible and ready for use.
Multi-Client Data - Espirito Santo

Espirito Santo

Make informed decisions for upcoming licensing rounds with our Espirito Santo BroadSeis data.
Multi-Client Data - FDA Equatorial Margins

Foz do Amazonas

New broadband images beneath the water bottom canyons of the Foz da Amazonas. Spectacular images to reduce your risk and reveal new prospects in the Equatorial Margins.
Multi-Client Data - JumpStart

JumpStart Integrated Programs

Accelerate your exploration with CGG's JumpStart packages, integrating advanced seismic data with calibrated wells and geological data, all easily accessible from the same place
Multi-Client Data - South America

South America

Modern BroadSeis broadband surveys in Brazil’s pre-salt basins and the equatorial margins to deliver the best subsurface images
Multi-Client Data - Brazil Barreirinhas Basin

Brazil - Barreirinhas Basin

The Megabar survey in the Equatorial Margins of Brazil provides over 14,000km2 of BroadSeis data with advanced pre-stack depth migration
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