Petrobras extends CGG Geovation seismic imaging software licensing agreement for five years

5/9/2022

CGG has announced the recent signature of an expanded five-year Geovation software licensing agreement with Petrobras. After benefitting from CGG’s best-in-class seismic imaging platform for over a decade, the new agreement will give Petrobras geoscientists access to advanced technology innovations, including full-waveform inversion (FWI), and significantly enhance their imaging capabilities.

Geovation offers geophysicists the latest seismic imaging technology innovations such as TL-FWI and FWI (image courtesy of CGG).
Geovation offers geophysicists the latest seismic imaging technology innovations such as TL-FWI and FWI (image courtesy of CGG).

Peter Whiting, EVP, Geoscience, CGG, said: “During our 60-year operating history in Brazil, we have developed a close technology and business partnership with Petrobras which has seen CGG recognized as a key supplier. This latest expansion of our Geovation licensing agreement reflects the strength of this relationship and the significant advantage that our state-of-the-art subsurface imaging technology provides. As the powerhouse behind the success of CGG’s own high-end seismic imaging services, it is the most efficient and reliable software platform for geophysicists working with ever growing data sets and facing increasingly complex imaging challenges, such as pre-salt illumination.”

The new agreement includes expert training from CGG’s GeoTraining team to support the significant increase in the number of Petrobras Geovation licenses, enabling new users to rapidly leverage the software’s advanced seismic imaging capabilities for their projects.

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