Stryde Expands African Exploration with Polaris Contract

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“We required a seismic imaging system that was low-cost but wouldn’t compromise the quality of the output dataset,” Bill Mooney, CEO at Polaris stated, adding that, “Stryde was able to deliver this through the use of their compact Nimble System and we were pleased to see significant cost savings and operational efficiency gains unlocked. As a direct result of using Stryde nodes, we were able to reduce the size of the survey crew and decrease the number of vehicles and logistics required, and therefore the project timeline and associated costs and risk.”

Minimizing the need for land disruption, and thus adhering to local environmental guidelines and corporate policies, the node’s compact Nimble System allowed Polaris to deploy and retrieve thousands of nodes per day, resulting in an efficient survey that served to reduce the companies’ environmental footprints.

Additionally, the survey served to generate numerous job opportunities through the deployment, retrieval and management of the Stryde nodes for local communities in northern Zimbabwe.

“We are delighted that, following successful projects together during 2021, Polaris has decided to proceed with purchasing our Nimble System,” stated Mike Popham, CEO of Stryde, who added that, “It serves as further proof that our nodal system is fundamentally changing how land seismic is acquired, reducing the environmental impact while enabling higher density, more affordable seismic acquisition.”

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