Promoting Environmental Responsibility in Seismic Operations 

Promoting Environmental Responsibility
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 15
Issue: 2
Publication Date: 06/01/2003

Land seismic operations can promote stewardship of the environment and respect for local culture. An environmentally responsible process instituted by WesternGeco starts in the planning stage, runs through survey acquisition, and includes postproject analysis to help plan future work. This article describes the new approach to acquiring seismic data with examples from North and South America, Australia and Southeast Asia.