CGG is committed to pursuing excellence in innovation and aims to be a driving force in the technological advancement of the geoscience industry. We believe that our industry is on the brink of a profound transformation and we intend to drive it.
For more than 85 years we have been imaging the subsurface to help our clients discover and responsibly manage natural resources.
We have consistently led the way in the geosciences as our teams improve geologic understanding through innovative technology and techniques to better image the Earth’s complexity. We are pioneers, delivering advances across the geoscience disciplines, from equipment to imaging and interpretation technologies.
We fuel the potential of our teams with an impressive commitment to R&D. Over 10% of our workforce are focused on R&D and 9% of our revenue is reinvested in it. Our researchers are regularly recognized with prestigious international awards for their outstanding technical contributions to the industry.
CGG is a leader in cutting-edge geoscience.
We have achieved leadership through a strong focus on innovation and a sustained commitment to delivering the best products and services in our industry. With R&D integrated into our operational teams, we continue to build on our geoscience technologies in these core areas:
We capitalize on our global expertise, proprietary geoscience technologies and integrated approach to deliver unrivalled geoscience insight to better support the E&P workflows of our clients with customized solutions for every geologic settings.By capitalizing on our integrated model, we drive imaging and reservoir characterization improvements, taking advantage of best-in-class subsurface imaging technology combined with "ground truth" geological data. We believe that to improve subsurface understanding and reservoir insight, a truly integrated geoscience approach is required.
Our advanced imaging technologies provide the most accurate earth models and insightful images.
We develop innovative methods which help to get the maximum value from potential field and seismic data. We address local geologic challenges with specialty algorithms that can cope with extremes of structure, velocity contrasts and anisotropy while imaging subsalt reservoirs, heterogeneous shale plays and bypassed hydrocarbons in mature fields. Key areas for our researchers include:
Advanced velocity model building and imaging algorithms High performance computing (HPC) and processing software Ocean bottom node (OBN) imagingAVO-compliant and 4D time-lapse reservoir imaging
We are driving the digital transformation of geoscience data and bringing digital technologies to the E&P industry.
We are using our expertise to harness digital technologies for geoscience applications to:Augment gesocience workflows with machine learning, AI and analytics to provide deeper insightDigitally transform geoscience data to accessible, analytics-ready formatsDeliver data seamlessly into our clients' systemsIncrease efficiency in geoscience workflows
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