Seismic review highlights deep-lying potential of West Malvinas basin

Spectrum’s Steve Devito, Neil Hodgson and Karyna Rodriguez write in this months Offshore Magazine about the potential of the West Malvinas basin after the Argentine Government announced plans to open the basin for leasing.

The government of Argentina has recently announced plans to open the West Malvinas Basin for leasing to qualified operators, with an official license round launch in July 2018 and closing in late November 2018.   In conjunction with this, Spectrum’s new state-of-the-art 2D seismic data acquisition and processing is designed to illuminate the oil and gas potential of this large frontier basin offshore Argentina. This overlooked area, separated from a major producing basin by a structural arch and lying in shallow to moderate water depths, is receiving renewed attention from E&P companies.

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Seismic review highlights deep-lying potential of West Malvinas basin