HOUSTON (17 April 2012) - TGS has commenced acquisition of the Wellington multi-client 3D onshore survey in the United States.  The project covers 161 mi2 (416 km2) and is located in Sumner County in Kansas.

The Wellington seismic program is designed to illuminate the Mississippi Lime Play in southern Kansas.    This survey complements the previously announced Bucklin survey and both were designed  to provide valuable information needed to enhance the exploration and development of the oil rich Mississippi Lime Play.  The Wellington survey is being acquired utilizing a high channel count vibroseis crew.   Final deliverable products will be processed through pre-stack time migration.

Data will be available to clients Q4 2012.  The survey is supported by industry funding.