Surveying requirement for exploration well 1 Oceanographic and meteorological support
Before planning an offshore operation it is essential to obtain information on the weather in the area. Wind, wave and current conditions have a major impact on the types of vessels that may be used and their ability to operate with minimum downtime. In some areas there may be seasonal factors such as monsoons, typhoons, etc. which would affect the planning of offshore operations.
During an operation it is essential to have good weather forecasts, in support of which it is important to measure oceanographic and meteorological . . .