Safe and efficient deployment of ZXPLR™ in a working oilfield
HOUSTON, TEXAS, 17 July, 2018– Fairfield Geotechnologies announces the successful completion in May 2018 of the Stampede deepwater ocean bottom node survey, located in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico. The field, operated by the Hess Corporation, is in approximately 3,500 ft. of water.
The 238 km2survey was the second successful deployment of Fairfield Geotechnologies' ZXPLR system. ZXPLR is the newest generation of ocean bottom node technology and features a compact design, automated back deck systems, and powered and piloted subsea node deployment and retrieval for safe and efficient operations.
Charles (Chuck) Davison, Jr., President and CEO of Fairfield Geotechnologies, noted the complexity of conducting seismic operations in a working oilfield. “Ocean bottom nodes are the only way to achieve the high quality, repeatable seismic data necessary to develop complex deepwater reservoirs. ZXPLR has proven, once again, that its innovative design can deliver that data safely and efficiently.”
About Fairfield Geotechnologies (Formerly FairfieldNodal)
Privately held Fairfield Geotechnologies, a pioneer and global leader in ocean bottom seismic nodal technology, designs and manufactures a complete range of revolutionary, true cable-free ZLand®and ZMarine®systems and offers expert marine acquisition and data processing services. In addition to its extensive multi-client database in the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and Permian Basin, the company continues to expand licensing coverage in the Lower 48 through focused investment and strategic acquisition of existing multi-client libraries.