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OMV and Shell Set to Survey Off Great South Basin

Published: December 12, 2011; 11:59 · (Vindobona)

The British-Dutch Shell Group and the Austrian OMV Group start research works near New Zealand.

OMV and Shell Set to Survey Off Great South Basin / Picture: © Flickr

OMV and its majority joint venture partner Shell New Zealand will begin their next seaborne seismic data acquisition programme in the Great South Basin this week, part of an overall $ 50m programme. In April, separate seaborne hydrographic survey work by Brazilian oil giant Petrobras off the North Island's East Cape prompted a small armada of vessels and Greenpeace to protest against…

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