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CGG, Shearwater Partner

manufacture, commercialize and support marine streamer seismic acquisition systems.“We are delighted to enter into a strategic partnership with Shearwater and create the leader in marine streamer equipment under the Sercel brand with the combination of our proprietary technologies,” said Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO of CGG. “Shearwater’s modern fleet, global scale and efficient acquisition operations will also support CGG’s multi-client projects and provide more flexibility to execute our long-term asset-light multi-client strategy.”The companies said they intend to execute

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CGG: Imaging Innovation at Mad Dog

Field. Project cycle time was significantly reduced, when compared to projects where the velocity model was constructed using discrete interpretation methods. FWI provided a fast-track velocity model that facilitated a superior migration for depth imaging just weeks after delivery of the OBN data.Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO, CGG, said, “CGG has demonstrated again that it is the provider of choice in OBN imaging around the world, particularly for subsalt imaging in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. With our advanced technology and close collaboration with imaging and interpretation geophysicists from our

Map showing the location of CGG's Mississippi Canyon Node survey (Image: CGG)

CGG Kicks off OBN Survey in US Gulf

targets.Preliminary products will be available in the third quarter of 2019, and final products are expected in the first quarter of 2020.Supported by industry prefunding, CGG’s Mississippi Canyon Node survey paves the way for further CGG multi-client OBN surveys in the future, CGG said.Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO, CGG, said, “We are pleased to initiate our first multi-client OBN survey, in this strongly growing market, as clients take advantage of the enhanced geologic understandings that OBN data and advanced imaging can deliver.”Stephan Midenet, CEO, Seabed Geosolutions, said, &ldquo

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CGG Renews Cooperation with OMV

for future success in OMV’s upstream oil and gas business, and I am very pleased that OMV will continue its strategic partnership with CGG. The continuation of our long-term cooperation with CGG will benefit OMV in terms of continuous advancement in seismic technology and capability.”Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO, CGG, said, “The OMV center is the longest-running of the 11 dedicated centers CGG operates for clients worldwide. Its impressive track record testifies to the strength of our relationship with OMV and the level of trust between our two companies. It is also an excellent example of

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CGG and TGS Partner for Greater Castberg Survey

the JV.”The survey will be acquired and processed with the latest developments of CGG’s TopSeis acquisition and imaging technology.“Our unique TopSeis solution combines an innovative source-over-spread acquisition geometry with CGG’s advanced imaging technology,” said Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO, CGG. “This unique solution enables our clients to delineate shallow-to-intermediate depth targets in the Barents Sea, which are not resolved by conventional methods.“The new survey will add to CGG’s library of modern broadband multi-client data in the Barents Sea, an

Map showing location of the current 2D and recent 3D surveys with blocks available in the 12th round. (Image: CGG)

CGG Completes 2D Survey Offshore Gabon

of the turbidite systems that represent potential exploration targets, it also provides deep imaging penetration with low frequencies to help describe the nature of the crust. New insights from this data will expand and update CGG’s Gabon South Basin JumpStart integrated geoscience package.Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO, CGG, said, “The vast offshore acreage of Gabon includes unexplored areas with good potential for a hydrocarbon system. However, there is often not enough high-quality geological and geophysical data to effectively reduce the exploration risks. This new 2D survey, which received significan

CGG Names Baidoukov CFO

CGG has appointed Yuri Baidoukov as Group CFO, effective September 1, 2018. He will be based in Paris and report to the Chief Executive Officer, Sophie Zurquiyah.Baidoukov brings to the role 25 years of international oil and gas industry experience. He is currently Group CFO at OiLSERV Group, a Middle East and North Africa Oilfield Services company. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a CIS oilfield services company. Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in finance positions at the corporate and regional levels.Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from

Baker Hughes, CGG, Sign RoqSCAN Drill Technology Agreement

to maximize production and reduce costs in these capital-intensive shale play operations. This exclusive agreement strengthens our ties with Baker Hughes and offers an exciting opportunity to demonstrate the value of RoqSCAN and the benefits of our Shale Science Alliance to the industry," said Sophie Zurquiyah, Senior Executive Vice President of CGG's Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir Division (GGR).    www.bakerhughes.com

Zurquiyah Named CEO of CGG

Geoscience company CGG announced Sophie Zurquiyah has been appointed to take over as the company’s next Chief Executive Officer.   Zurquiyah, who previously served as CGG’s Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the GGR segment, Technology and Global Operational Excellence, succeeds outgoing CEO, Jean-Georges Malcor, who will not pursue his mandate once the company’s restructuring process is completed.   “The Board is convinced that with Sophie, CGG will get a CEO with a strong knowledge of the company and the industry that will

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