TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company

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TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA
Type Allmennaksjeselskap
Traded as OSE: TGS
Industry Geoscience data
Founded 1981
Headquarters Asker, Norway
Area served Global
Key people Robert Hobbs (CEO)Kristian Johansen ,(CFO), Henry H. Hamilton III (Chairman)
Products Multi-client geophysical data, multi-client geological data, imaging services and reservoir solutions
Revenue US $883.4 million (2013)[1]
Operating income US $386.976 million (2013)[2]
Profit US $269.106 million (2013)[2]
Total assets US $1,736.257 million (2013)[2]
Total equity US $1,292.979 million (2013)[2]
Employees 912 (average, 2013)[2]

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, referred to as TGS and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, was founded by a 1998 merger of TGS (Tomlinson Geophysical Services Inc.), Calibre Geophysical Co. Inc (founded 1981), and NOPEC (NOrwegian Petroleum Exploration Consultants) International ASA founded in 1981, with financial headquarters in Oslo, Norway.

The Company is led by CEO Robert Hobbs and has employees based in cities around the globe with main offices located in Oslo, Calgary, Houston, London and Perth. TGS provides valuable multi- client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide through four product lines. Multi-client geophysical data, multi-client geological data, imaging services and reservoir solutions. TGS’s data management receives, inventories, and stores seismic data tapes and materials for multi-client 2D and 3D seismic surveys. It is among the strongest, most diverse and highest quality data in the marketplace.

In addition to extensive global geophysical and geological data libraries that include multi-client seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, digital well logs, production data and directional surveys, TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, permanent reservoir monitoring and data integration solutions.

Building on 30 years of experience dedicating efforts to high quality data, exemplary service and strategic global growth in emerging and mature markets, TGS is committed to creating unique high quality data to be collected in the right place at the right time.

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  1. ^ "Annual Report 2013". TGS-NOPEC. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Annual Report 2013". TGS-NOPEC. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 

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