Ocean Bottom Seismic

CGG can process your ocean bottom seismic (OBS) data to the highest possible standard. We have the necessary breadth and depth of resources and expertise to process and image all kinds of ocean bottom seismic: ocean bottom cable (OBC), ocean bottom nodes (OBN) and permanent life-of-field data. We have experience working with data from all over the world and can handle any challenges unique to each location. In addition, we offer a full range of the latest interpretation and reservoir services, ensuring we can provide the full solution for your ocean bottom seismic data. Our extensive experience of integrating your seabed data with, and processing alongside, your marine streamer data brings benefits such as enhanced coverage, improved imaging and 4D applications.

Recent Developments

OBS processing benefits from the latest techniques such as:

  • Joint PP and PS processing and joint velocity model building
  • OBN water column statics (deep water)
  • Broadband OBN processing
  • PS least squares depth imaging and PS-CBM
  • Joint PP and PS elastic inversion
  • Vector Vista 4.0 software, offering the full range of 4C data analysis and interpretative tools in an interactive package

The PP PSDM result (left) suffers from problems caused by shallow gas, while the converted wave PS data (right) is unaffected by the gas so provides a clearer image of the subsurface. Data Courtesy PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd.

Joint inversion of water velocity and node po...

Amir Amini | Hao Peng | Zhao Zhang | Rongxin Huang | Jing Yang
©2016 SEG

Sparse Nodes and Shallow Water: PS Imaging Ch...

J. Holden | D. Fritz | O. Bukola | J. Mcleman | R. Refaat | ...
©2016 EAGE

Multi-modal surface wave inversion and applic...

Song Hou | Dong Zheng | Xiao-Gui Miao | Ross Haacke
©2016 EAGE
Seabed - SBGS JV


Get a clearer picture of hydrocarbon prospects, reservoirs and geohazards. We are experts in full-azimuth broadband seabed, and 4D.
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Reservoir Monitoring

Realize the full value of your 4D data with petrophysically constrained inversions. Gain insight into fluid movements and geomechanical effects. We are time-lapse data experts.
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Efficient, reliable and high-quality seismic imaging and processing software for the largest and most challenging datasets.
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