On 23rd July 2011, Dolphin Geophysical welcomed the State Minister of Senegal, Minister of International Cooperation, Air Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy, His Excellency Karim Wade on-board the Artemis Atlantic, along with 60 other journalists and society (Petrosen) members. The invitation was made prior to the commencement of the upcoming North-West Africa, 2D, Multi-Client survey. Since May, Dolphin Geophysical has been acquiring a high specification, regional 2D survey which spans four countries (Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia and the AGC zone) and this survey will now be extended to Senegalese waters. The whole survey is a joint venture between Dolphin Geophysical and TGS.
“We believe in the petroleum potential in this part of Africa, and have seen great interest from Oil Companies.” states Atle Jacobsen, CEO, Dolphin Geophysical.
Karim Wade has praised the partnership as “exemplary” between Dolphin Geophysical and Petrosen, the Society of Petroleum Senegal.