Big Cat

Big Cat

CGG acquired the 354-square-mile Big Cat 3D survey in Johnson County, Wyoming, adding to our extensive Powder River 3D library and targeting the Shannon, Sussex, Frontier, Muddy and Minnelusa formations. The Sercel UNITE wireless telemetry recording system was deployed with our 24-hour production methods and the patented EmphaSeis™ low-frequency sweep.

The processed Orthorombic PreSTM data volume is available .

All CGG multi-client data worldwide are available for license on a non-exclusive basis. Contact us for availability, quality inspection and pricing.

 Explore the interactive map and see details of all CGG's multi-client data in this area.

Acquisition Parameters

Survey Size: 354 square miles Bin Dimension 110’ x 100’
Record Length: 5 seconds Date Acquired: 2014
Recording System: Sercel UNITE 3.1_P7.01 Energy source: Vibroseis
Fold Coverage 132 @ Nominal
102 @ 13 500’
78 @ 11 500’
49 @ 8 500’

Receiver Information

Source Information

Receiver Interval:


Source Interval:

Receiver Line Spacing: 880' Source Line Spacing: 1320'
Receiver Line Orientation: 37º Azimuth Source Line Orientation: 217º Azimuth
Receiver Type: Sensor SM-24 Source Type: Nomad 65
Post Total Receiver Points: 55,156 Post Total Source Points: 41,484
Total Receiver Lines: 154 Total Source Lines: 103
Receivers per Square Mile: 144 Sources per Square Mile: 96
Elements/Receiver Array: 6/20' Circular Units/Source Array: 3/120' Inline
Inline Offset: 15,730' Maximum Far Offset: 18,412'
Crossline Offset: 9,570'
Recording Geometry: 220 x 168 groups Sample Rate: 2ms

  • 20 receiver lines x 168 channels per line. 11 line roll on/off. Fold on/off. Source staggered & centered between receiver lines 11 & 12.
  • 1 x 40 second, 4-88Hz EmphaSeis, .5 second start/end cosine tapers, 4 vibrators/array staggered & centered on flag.
  • 5 second record length
  • 110’ x 110’ bins.
  • 2,253 (approx.) linear receiver miles.
  • 1,502 (approx.) linear source miles.
  • Project zippered on both receiver & source overlap

The right data, in the right place, at the right time

Multi-Client Data - GeoStore


View all our multi-client data in your area. Explore the new and improved CGG GeoStore interactive map.

GeoConsulting - Shale Science

Shale Science

Take a scientific approach to shales. Our team predicts the most promising zones and optimizes development, drilling and completion programs.
GeoConsulting - (update) RoqScan


Automated mineralogy. Hard data when and where you need it. Perform detailed rock property analyses. Steer wells. Optimize completions.
Multi-Client Data - Avalon


282 square miles of 400-fold 3D data in the prolific Delaware Basin play in West Texas

Multi-Client Data - Potential Fields

Potential Fields

Leverage the world’s most comprehensive, privately-owned multi-client airborne, marine and land potential fields database. Evaluate frontier areas. Map structures. Reduce exploration risk.
Multi-Client Data - Rock Ridge

East Texas Complex

846 square miles of high-quality, high-fold data in Madison, Grimes, Walker and Leon Counties, East Texas, including state-of-the art processing including 5D interpolation and PSTM
Contact Us


Contact us by opening an online inquiry.



EITHER... search our portfolio of innovative solutions:


OR... browse our alphabetical directory of geoscience products and services:

Industry Articles


Explore CGG's impressive library of journal and magazine articles.

Our Portfolio


View CGG's extensive portfolio of products and solutions.

Sustainability - Sustainable Development Report 2013


In 2014, CGG published its second Sustainable Development report as its 6th Communication on Progress.