TGS charters additional 2-D vessel capacityVessel & ROV News // January 29, 2007
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) has signed a two-year charter agreement with BGP for a 2-D seismic vessel to be named BGP Atlas.
BGP is currently outfitting BGP Atlas with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and is scheduled to deliver it to TGS in June 2007.
TGS plans to deploy the vessel initially in the North Sea during the summer season.
TGS has the option to extend the vessel contract by two consecutive one-year periods under the same commercial terms.
With this agreement TGS has now secured access to three 3-D crews and six 2-D vessels for all or parts of 2007, enabling the company to continue expanding its multi-client database.