U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announce seismic survey on Sam Rayburn Lake

Published March 5, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sam Rayburn Lake has authorized Global Geophysical Services, Inc. to conduct the Knob Creek 3D seismic survey of approximately 25,000 acres beginning on or before March 8, 2013.  The survey will be conducted depending on weather and site conditions and remain a seven day a week operation until completed.

The survey will be taking place on the upper portion of Sam Rayburn Lake located in Angelina and Nacogdoches counties.  Work will include the use of a specialized boat equipped with compressed air guns and lightweight mobile drilling platforms.  Visitors and boaters are asked to use caution while accessing Corps lands and water within the survey area.

Global Geophysical is conducting the survey on behalf of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation.  The Corps of Engineers’ acquisition of the land did not include mineral rights.

Questions or concerns regarding the seismic survey should be directed to the Sam Rayburn Project Office at 409-384-5716. 


About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Face book at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308

Clay Church

Release no. 13-022