14,000 Line Kilometers of New Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry (FTG) and Magnetic Data is Now Available for Exploration in Sri Lanka

Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Bell Geospace today announced the readiness of 14,000 Line Kilometers of new airborne FTG and magnetic data in Sri Lanka. FTG and magnetic data offers an objective way for operators interested in investing in Sri Lanka to reduce to risks associated with frontier exploration.

‘’The new data products offer a much-improved understanding of this area’s geologic evolution and hydrocarbon potential” says John Macfarlane, Executive Vice President at Bell Geospace. ‘’The data quality is exceptional and holds the promise of new insights into exploration and results for Sri Lanka.”

The key features and benefits of this new data include:

  • An ability to construct quantitative crustal models of density and magnetic susceptibility. This will scientifically improve the understanding of the geology in the region which in turn can predict hydrocarbon potential.

  • The data complements the new flexible block maps and Joint Study Agreements (JSA) implemented by the Petroleum Development Authority of Sri Lanka. The JSA previously was only available in the ultra-deepwater areas of Sri Lankan acreage but is now extended across all basins.
The airborne data across blocks M1C1C2 were acquired 23/08/2021 - 30/09/2021 and M2 were acquired 08/12/2021 - 01/01/2022.

The surveys were flown at a nominal clearance of 120 meters above mean sea level (MSL) with a line spacing of 1kms and 5kms for tie lines.

Fully processed and interpreted data is available now on a Multiclient (Non-Exclusive) basis, either as single blocks or as a merged dataset.

Advanced interpretations are available on application.