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Polarcus Samur contracted for a 3D seismic survey in the Porcupine Basin

22 March 2011

On behalf of itself and its partners, Providence Resources P.l.c., has signed a contract with Polarcus Limited for a 3D seismic acquisition project in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland.

The 200 km2 survey is planned to commence in Q3 2011 and is expected to run for approximately 15 days using the seismic vessel Polarcus Samur. The survey will be conducted at Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 4/08. Providence is the operator (32%). SOSINA (8 %) and Chrysaor E&P Ireland Limited (60%) are partners.

The 200 km2 will be primarily acquired over FEL 4/08 (dark grey polygon).

A Polarcus seismic vessel in operation.

Photo: © Polarcus Limited.


Dr. David J. Davies

Managing Director, CEO

SOSINA Exploration Ltd

1 Berry St

Aberdeen AB25 1HF

Tel: +44 01224 845472
Mob: +44 7703 293 649


Mr. John Ødegaard,

Chairman of the Board

Tel: +45 35 31 10 03

Mobile: +45 27 26 00 03


About Polarcus
The Polarcus is a pure play marine geophysical company with a pioneering environmental agenda, specializing in high-end towed streamer data acquisition from Pole to Pole. Polarcus is launching a fleet of modern 3D seismic vessels using the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® design and incorporating advanced maritime technologies for improved operational efficiency with a reduced environmental footprint. Polarcus offers contract seismic surveys and multi client projects worldwide and has its principal office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit www.polarcus.com.

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