Paper Summary

With the market for Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) continuing to grow along with deepwater field expenditure (Douglas-Westwood forecasts global deep water CAPEX of US$225 billion between 2011 and 2015), TGS company, Stingray Geophysical, is currently engaged in a collaborative programme which will enable its fibre-optic seismic sensing arrays to be permanently installed in depths of up to 3,000 metres.