The International association of Geophysical contractors recently posted the following article
“You can’t find what you can’t see — Seismic surveys shine a light on Atlantic oil
BY ROGER KEYTE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 06/15/17 08:00 AM EDT 8
It has been more than 30 years since the last seismic surveys were taken of the outer continental shelf of the Atlantic seaboard. The estimates we currently have for how much oil and natural gas may lie beneath those waters leave much to be desired. It’s past time — in the spirit of exploring the unknown and for ensuring our energy security — we conduct new surveys to understand just what resources we potentially have within reach.