Dutch company to soon undertake ocean floor mapping

-as government prepares to bring natural gas onshore

David Patterson

Dutch multinational geotechnical and geoscience company Fugro, will soon begin mapping of the ocean floor, even as government forges ahead with plans to bring natural gas from ExxonMobil’s offshore operations, onshore by 2022.

“It is all on train and at the moment some seismic mapping of the ocean floor is being done,” Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson told Sunday Stabroek.

A timeframe for the work to be done was not given but Patterson was upbeat that the project is going as planned.

This newspaper understands that Fugro will be carrying out the works in association with its local partner, Ground Structures Engineering…..

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