Type    Description
Technical downtime or yard  

One month for high capacity vessel could amount to a revenue loss of USD 4-8 million + risk of schedule impact and equipment cost.

Standby will reduce vessel cash cost by USD 0.75-1 million per vessel month, depending on duration and lead time

Contract versus MultiClient   In the current market there is normally a positive EBIT impact of changing 3D capacity from Contract to MultiClient asuming that pre-funding is around 100% of capitalized MultiClient cash investment.
MultiClient late sales   Sensitive to oil price, legislative changes and license rounds. Regional variability from quarter to quarter.
Fuel price   10% change represents approximately USD 0.7 million per month of operating cost. Risk related to fuel cost fluctuations is placed with the customer on a majority of contract work.