Russia’s Lukoil beings seismic survey at Iraqi block

April 11, 2014

Lukoil Overseas has started a 2D seismic survey at Block 10 in the south of Iraq, Lukoil’s press office said on April 10. 2000 linear kilometers of seismic surveys will be completed by the BGP Inc. geophysical company within 16 months.

The Mandatory Geologic Exploration Program at Block 10 is scheduled to take five years with a potential 2-year extension and includes drilling one exploration well in addition to the 2D seismic survey.

Block 10, with a total area of 5.6 thousand square kilometers, is located in the territory of Dhi Qar and Mutanna provinces, 120 km to the west of Basra.

Source: Lukoil Press Office, 2014