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: 2009
  • 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


  • Dual Sensor Wave Field separation and P-UP generation
  • 3D Surface Related Multiple Elimination (SRME)
  • High Resolution Radon Demultiple
  • Kirchhoff Pre-Stack Time Migration (PSTM)

Time products

  • Final Kirchhoff PSTM Stack
  • Angle Stack Near
  • Angle Stack Mid
  • Angle Stack Far
  • PSTM Gathers
  • Stacking Velocity
  • Migration Velocity

Additional products

  • Demultiple Gathers
  • Gravity