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Current Activities

Program Area Contractor Start Progress
Joint Study to explore two offshore ultra deep blocks for assessing the hydrocarbon prospectivity North-East Lanka Basin Blocks JS-5: 26,216 Sq Km JS-6: 24,012 Sq Km Total E&P and Equinor Holding Feb 2016 & restated in Aug 2019 Completed in September 2020. Finalization of deliverables due by March 2021
Multi-Client 2D seismic data reprocessing, imaging & marketing & sales of Mannar Basin Vintage data (4478 Line km) Mannar Basin Eastern Echo DMCC (subsidiary of Schlumberger) Jul 2018 Completed. Data and interpretation now available.
Multi-Client 2D seismic data, acquisition, processing, marketing & licensing (SA002) (1925 Line km) Selected areas of Mannar Basin Eastern Echo DMCC (subsidiary of Schlumberger) Oct 2018 Completed. Data and interpretation now available.
Bid Round for appraisal and development of gas discoveries and additional hydrocarbon prospects in Block M2 Mannar Basin Block M2 (2924 sq km) TBA Jan 2019 Bid evaluation completed. Decision due by March 2021.
Bid Round for the exploration and production of oil and gas in Blocks M1 and C1 Mannar & Cauvery Basin M1: 2779 sq km C1: 2246 sq km TBA May 2019 Bid evaluation of the bid is in progress.
Multi-Client 2D seismic data reprocessing, marketing & licensing (SA003) (805 Line km) South Lanka Basin Eastern Echo DMCC (subsidiary of Schlumberger) May 2019 Completed. Data and interpretation now available.
Multi-client Airborne acquisition, processing, marketing and licensing of Gravity, Gravity Gradiometry and Magnetic data Cauvery Basin, shallow and coastal areas of Mannar Basin BellGeospace Aug 2019 Pending, acquisition expected by mid-2021
Multi-Client 2D seismic data reprocessing, marketing & licensing (SA004) (4477 Line km) West Mannar Basin Eastern Echo DMCC (subsidiary of Schlumberger) Oct 2020 Reprocessing and interpretation in progress. Due May 2021.