WidePass provides a favourable alternative to a single wide spread for faster acquisition, suitable for use in deep water exploration in frontier areas. It combines the use of a conventional streamer/source vessel with an additional source vessel as a practical alternative to a single vessel with an ultra-wide tow. In the right conditions WidePass may be able to reduce the acquisition time by 50%, enabling completion in a single season rather than needing to return the following year. This gives asset teams more time to evaluate the data.
Acquisition time can often be limited, for various reasons:
Overall survey turnaround times can be further compressed by combining with our advanced on-board processing to deliver superior very-fast track processed data.
When we combine WidePass with Synchronized Source technology, we can deliver the same bin size as well as the same fold, in roughly half the time. This is equivalent to towing 24 streamers at 100m spacing. No existing vessel can tow this size spread.
WidePass is targeted for deepwater exploration and frontier areas, it is not applicable for shallow water or complex imaging. Survey Evaluation and Design, in consultation with our Subsurface Imaging and GeoConsulting groups, is always performed before using WidePass to ensure the survey will deliver your data quality requirements within your turnaround time and budget constraints.
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