SeaBird - Helicopter incident on Kondor Explorer

Pressemelding   •   des 11, 2009 21:07 CET

11 December, 2009. Cyprus:

SeaBird Exploration Limited informs that an oncoming helicopter to
the Kondor Explorer made a controlled emergency landing on water at
about 1210 hours CET today a few hundred meters away from the vessel
on the Agbami field offshore Nigeria. The helicopter had 16
crewmembers onboard scheduled to go onboard Kondor Explorer and two
helicopter pilots. No persons were injured and all 18 persons from
the helicopter were safely picked up from the sea by rescue boats.

For further queries contact:

Tim Isden
CEO SeaBird Exploration
Phone: + 971 504 539075

Thor Higraff
COO SeaBird Exploration
Phone: +971 506 559154

Kai Solberg-Hansen
CFO SeaBird Exploration
Phone: + 47 920 51455

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SeaBird Exploration Limited (BVI) `SeaBird` is a global provider of
marine 2D and 3D seismic data, solutions for seabed acquisition of
4C/4D multimode seismic, and associated products and services to the
oil and gas industry. SeaBird specializes in high quality operations
within the high end of the source vessel and 2D market, as well as in
the shallow water 2D/3D market. Main focus for the company is
proprietary seismic surveys (contract seismic). SeaBird does not have
a multi-client data library. Main success criteria for the company
are an unrelenting focus on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and
Quality (HSSEQ), combined with efficient collection of high quality
seismic data.

All statements in this press release other than statements of
historical fact are forward-looking statements and are subject to a
number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to
predict, and are based upon assumptions as to future events that may
not prove accurate. These factors include SeaBird`s reliance on a
cyclical industry and the utilization of the company's vessels.
Actual results may differ substantially from those expected or
projected in the forward-looking statements.

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