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On/Off Shore Exploration Activities
  • 11200 km of 2D seismic acquisition on coastal region of Caspian Sea (1956-1966)
  • 16 wells were drilled in 3 provinces of Gilan, Mazanderan and Golestan (1956-1966)
  • 5400 km of 2D seismic acquisition performed in Bandar Anzali area (1969-1970)
  • 7200 km of 2D seismic acquisition and reprocessing of coastal area (1991-1994)
  • 5600 km of 2D seismic acquisition in shallow water of Caspian Sea (1995)
  • Drilling 3 exploration wells in shallow water of Caspian Sea (1368-1376)
  • Extensive 2D seismic study (10,000 Km) in South part of Caspian Sea by Consortium of Shell-Lasmo and Veba (1989-1991)
  • Purchase of 7400 km of 2D seismic data from Azerbaijan and 2500 km from Turkmenistan
  • Interpretation of 31,000 km of existing seismic data to identify possible geological prospects
  • 4000 sq.km of 3D seismic acquisition and interpretation of exploration blocks: 6, 7, 8, and 29 (2004-2006).
  • Identification of small and large hydrocarbon structures in the region
  • Preparation of Strategic Management and Development Plan (SMDP) and prioritization of identified exploration blocks .
  • Studying and assessment of on-shore hydrocarbon potentials by:
    • Geological field studies
    • Surface sampling
    • Study of tectonic and the creation and evolution of mud-volcanoes in the area
    • Study of oil and gas reserves
    • Identifying the potential of source and reservoir rocks by available data
    • Detailed study of Sepid-Rud river sediments
    • Interpretation of shoreline 2D seismic data and the study of on-shore Geomagnetic and Gravity data
  • Available data collected from on-shore wells and the information were analyzed and correlated
  • Interpretation of 2D seismic of Gorgan area in order to identify common oil fields in border area
  • Onshore exploration operation and 2D seismic acquisition of Gorgan area and new 3D seismic projects were outlined for Golestan province and central Turkmen-Sahra in order to locate new exploration wells and identifying joint oil fields at the borderline.
  • 200 sq.km of 3D seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation of Gorgan Structure; Gorgan exploration well-3 (2001)
  • Field study of Turkmenistan border region in two stages (2005-2009)
  • 3D design of Turkmenistan border seismic project based on old seismic lines
  • Turkmen-Sahra 3D seismic acquisition and processing bid
  • Joint study of mineral constituents of Chalkan Structure on Caspian Sea shoreline and interpretation of their sedimentation circumstances with Mining Engineering Department of Tehran University.
  • Geological surface study of Jurassic sedimentation chronology of southern flanks of Alborz range
  • Joint study of Gonbade-Kavoos' Agh-Chagil Structure outcrops with Education Association of Tehran University.
  • Sepid-Rud 2D seismic acquisition design
  • Joint study of Chalkan features in North-East of Alborz with Research Association of Tehran University.
  • Study of Ghezel-Tappe Structure of Western Koppe-Dagh region for gas storage
  • Assessment of hydrocarbon formation potential and identification in Western Koppe-Dagh region jointly done with Exploration and Production Study Center of Research Institute of Petroleum Industry
  • Re-evaluation of South Caspian studies(SCSG) for volume assessment of 28 structures out of 46 identified ones (2013)
  • Oil discovery at the depth of 2584m in Sardar-e-Jangal field in 2012
  • 1200 km 2D seismic acquisition and processing near Turkmenistan border (2013-2014)
  • 2D seismic processing of Golestan Seismic Project (2014).
  • Seismic data interpretation and identification of geological structures on Turkmenistan's border and exploration wells locations (2014).
  • Completion of second exploration and appraisal well (SRJ-X2C) of Sardar-e- Jangal field to the depth of 3500 m (2014).