Magseis awarded extension to Saudi survey contract

Norwegian seismic services provider Magseis and its partner BGP have been awarded an extension to the ongoing contract with BGP Arabia and Saudi Aramco to acquire additional ocean bottom seismic data block in the Red Sea. The project has an expected duration of 6-7 months and is scheduled to commence during April 2017.

Magseis will deploy its vessel Artemis Athene for the survey works.

“We are very pleased to receive this new award that demonstrates our ability to deliver large and complex projects. We view this as a sign of confidence from our end- client Saudi Aramco and a confirmation of the high-quality product that our joint operation delivers,” said Magseis CEO Idar Horstad.

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