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Seismic Research Vessel Contract was Signed

Issue 35

The contract for the procurement of the Seismic Research Vessel to make seismic researches required for offshore petroleum and natural gas explorations was signed between the General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA), Undersecretariat for Defense Industries and İSTANBUL SHIPYARD.

In his speech delivered in the signature ceremony held 2012 at the premises of the Undersecretaritat for Defense Industries, Taner YILDIZ, the Minister of Energy and National Resources, stated that a seismic research vessel equipped with the latest technology is to be procured for the General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration to perform offshore petroleum and natural gas explorations and that the vessel to be constructed in Tuzla Shipyard will have 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional seismic research capacities and be capable of performing researches as well as the seismic surveys. "The energy sector is also growing in line with the growth and development of Turkey. Turkey is growing in all aspects, thus we will be continuing our exploration activities with the state-of-the-art technology" said YILDIZ.