Facilities and Support Bases

UG(N)L has its registered head office and support base / workshop located in Lagos. All operations are managed from the Lagos office from where operational, technical, legal and financial support is provided to the crews as necessary. An established communications network enables direct communication with operating field crews, client offices and UG(N)L liaison / support offices in the UK and USA.

In the field, crew base camps are established according to the seismic programme priorities and safety requirements.  All crew facilities are controlled by the Party Chief and comprise primarily of office, accommodation and workshop/maintenance facilities.

Equipment Overview

UG(N)L has two seismic crews in the field with the capacity to field a third fully equipped ‘state of the art’ crew should the opportunity arise. All crews are equipped with state of the art equipment including Leica Total Station survey instrumentation, Sercel 408/428 recording instrumentation and Vista/Promax in field QC processing systems. UG(N)L also has a fully equipped Air Gun Boat to provide an ‘alternative energy’ source in swamp and riverine  environments.

In addition, UG(N)L has the capability to field a fully equipped mobile trailer camp which can accommodate up to 64 senior staff.

The company also owns and operates a full fleet of 4x4 light and heavy vehicles (personnel carriers) which are equipped with all the necessary safety equipment to meet the highest client and industry standards including roll-over protection and electronic IVMS (Vehicle movement monitoring systems). In addition to vehicles, UG(N)L also has a fleet of light and heavy boats for marine and swamp operations.