Infrastructure & Hazards

Infrastructure planning is critical. Surface facilities, pipelines and wells need to be placed with awareness of geohazards. Sub-surface hazards threaten well integrity and need to be characterized. Identify otherwise unseen onshore hazards using near-surface surveys and satellite remote sensing. Locate shallow gas pockets offshore, methane hydrates and over-pressured zones by combining broadband seismic imaging and analysis with complementary methods. Assess sub-surface stress with integrated workflows. Support field development decisions with independent reservoir engineering and geomechanical expertise.

Infrastructure & Hazards

Delineate Geohazards, Mitigate Risk

When it comes to field development and production, our GeoConsulting group has expertize in field development optimization and can provide advice on facilities engineering planning & costing. The challenges faced in ensuring field infrastructure integrity stretch from the surface to the reservoir. With a broad portfolio of Geoscience technology and expertise, we can help to characterize hazards so that you can mitigate them.

Onshore, interpreted high-resolution satellite imagery and radar can rapidly identify surface hazards, ground movement and provide baselines for environmental monitoring. Advances in near-surface characterization combining seismic and multi-physics, both airborne and ground-based, provides important benefits for both seismic imaging and for identification of near-surface heterogeneities and hazards such as karsts.

Offshore, the powerful combination of BroadSeis and BroadSource provide full bandwidth data for the high-resolution delineation of shallow hazards and rich low frequencies for FWI and velocity model building. The detailed velocity volumes are a valuable addition which can directly indicate shallow channels and shallow gas.

Digital infrastructure and assets should not be overlooked. Experts from our Data Management Services team can provide the services and technology required to safeguard the stream of data generated during the life of a field, including physical assets such as core and the wide variety of digital E&P data.

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Subsurface Imaging - FWI

Full Waveform Inversion

Reveal intricate velocity details for the clearest images. Harness seismic low frequencies from BroadSeis, StagSeis, seabed and land data.

Offshore - GeoHazards

Solutions for Geohazards

Clear, high-resolution near-surface images to delineate the smallest structures. Over 6 octaves of data from BroadSource for shallow hazard identification.
GeoConsulting - Surface Deformation InSAR

Surface Deformation (InSAR)

Precise, remote monitoring of surface deformation for geohazard delineation and production monitoring for onshore fields.
GeoConsulting - Petroleum Economics

Petroleum Economics

Optimize your projects with our economic services. We have extensive experience in all major basins. Leverage our petroleum economics expertise.

Multi-Physics - Corridor Mapping

Corridor Mapping

Understanding the ground conditions on your infrastructure project can reduce your financial and project timeline risk.  CGG offers a suite of solutions that offer you full coverage of your next project.
Data Management - National Data Repositories

National Data Repositories

Comprehensive NDR solutions for commercial entities and national governments. Transform your data into knowledge.