MCS Tobago Trough | PGS

Trinidad & Tobago - 2008

MCS Tobago Trough 2D GeoStreamer

2,448 km of long offset GeoStreamer MC2D seismic data located across the West Tobago sub-basin
Website Map for Survey MCS Tobago Trough
Optimal imaging of the upper Miocene and lower Pliocene deltaic sandstones of the Lower Cruse petroleum system as well as deep-water turbiditic sandstones.
Substantial Proto-Orinoco sourced Upper Cretaceous to Pleistocene clastic sediments in stratigraphic and combination traps.


Survey summary

  • Type: 2D
  • GeoStreamer
  • Geometry: Standard
  • Size: 2450 km
  • Acquisition year: 2008
  • Completion of processing: 2017
  • Shooting direction: Various
  • Vessel: Aquila Explorer
  • In partnership with: Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) - Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Acquisition parameters

  • Number of streamers: 1
  • Streamer length: 12000 m
  • Shot interval: 37.5 m
  • Record length: 14000 ms
  • Sample rate: 2 ms
  • Fold: 160


  • P-UP generation
  • 3D surface related multiple elimination (SRME)
  • High resolution radon demultiple
  • Kirchhoff prestack time migration (PSTM)

Depth products

  • Final multi-azimuth (MAZ) stack
  • PSDM gathers
  • Anisotropy and velocity models
  • Final Kirchhoff PSDM angle stacks

Additional products

  • Demultiple Gathers
  • Gravity