EP 413 3D Seismic Acquisition Survey

Proposal description: 

The proposal is to undertake a 3D seismic acquisition survey across a 10,600 hectare area within exploration permit area EP413.

The proposal comprises the following elements:

  • Preparation of north-south and east-west vehicle access lanes by cutting vegetation above ground level and mulching greenstock with immediate replacement of mulch in-situ (also known as “raised blade roller mulching”).
  • Laying source and receiver lines along lanes and insertion of geophones to a depth of 0.1 metres.
  • Undertaking seismic analysis (generation of acoustic signal) using vibroseis trucks.
  • Demobilising, rehabilitating and closing vehicular access to seismic lines, monitoring and, as required, remedial rehabilitation works.
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Last updated: 
February 20, 2015
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement withdrawn under s. 47A(3)(b)
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