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Title: 1966 Simpson Desert A Seismic Survey - Seismic Acquisition, Processing & Interpretation Report
Title Holder / Company: Beach Petroleum
Amerada Petroleum Corporation
Report ID: PR1966-0004
Tenure: OP57
Year: 1966
Corporate Author: Austral Geo Prospectors
Survey Name: Simpson Desert A 2D SS 1966
Survey Lines: 2A;  2AA;  2B;  2BB;  2C;  2D;  2E;  2F;  2G1;  2G2;  2H;  2J;  2K;  2L;  2O;  2R;  2T;  2U;  2V;  2Y;  2Z;  3A;  3B;  3BA;  3BB;  3C;  3D;  3E;  3F;  3G;  3H;  3J;  3JA;  3M;  3N;  3P;  3R;  3S;  3T;  3V;  3W
Geological Province: Eromanga Basin
Great Artesian Basin
Map250: McDills SG5307
Simpson Desert South SG5308
Subject: Basemaps
Horizon maps
Horizons
Interpretation results
Isochron maps
Statics corrections
Surveys operations
Time structure maps
Velocity acquisition
Velocity analysis
Abstract: Austral Geo Prospectors Pty Ltd conducted the 1966 Simpson Desert 'A' Seismic Survey on behalf of Amerada Petroleum Corporation Ltd as part of the farm-out agreement with the title holders of OP57, Beach Petroleum NL. The survey utilised continuous coverage reflection seismic methods and included both reconnaissance and semi-detail work. The survey acquired 20 new seismic lines a total of 1606.8km.
The main objectives of this survey were to extend the existing seismic control into the eastern and northwestern parts of OP57 for the purpose of determining whether these areas can be adequately explored by seismic methods, and to map the regional structure and investigate the thickness and attitude of the sedimentary sections present in this area.
Two horizons were mapped throughout most of the area, horizon 'C', Jurassic, De Souza Sandstone and horizon 'P' approximate Permian. Insufficient information has been obtained for pre-Permian sediments.
Document Type: Seismic Acquisition
Seismic Processing
Seismic Interpretation
Appears in Collections:Petroleum Geophysical Surveys (PEX Geophysics)

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