seismic surveys in the southern adriatic sea

Northern Petroleum Plc announces that on 29th November 2011 it completed a 600km 2D seismic data acquisition in offshore Southern Adriatic, Italy. Seismic acquisition commenced on 23rd November 2011 using the vessels ‘M/V Princess’, ‘Thor Guardian‘ and ‘Thor Server‘ and was completed within the prescribed six-day period. During the same days and approximately in the same area, atypical mass strandings of cetaceans (see 1 & 2) occurred; the relation between the two events can not be given for grant even though a correlation between seismic surveys and beaked whales strandings has been highlighted in the past.

You can download the full PDF file of the press release by Northern Petroleum Plc here.

Related links:

Northern Petroleum and Azimuth to Cooperate in Southern Adriatic Operations (Italy)

Italy: Southern Adriatic Exploration is Major Priority, Northern Says


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