CGG is a leader in cutting-edge geoscience. We have achieved leadership through a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients` energy challenges. We bring our clients a unique range of technologies, services and equipment designed to acquire extremely precise data and images of the Earth`s subsurface. We also provide state-of-the-art software and services for analyzing that data and developing a deeper understanding of the subsurface for exploration, production and optimization of oil and gas reservoirs.

Company details

Tour Maine-Montparnasse 33, Avenue du Maine, B.P. 191 , Paris Cedex 15 , ÃŽle-de-France 75755 France

Locations Served

Business Type:
Software vendor
Industry Type:
Oil, Gas & Refineries
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Since the creation of our company in 1931, our people and their pioneering spirit have been the driving force behind our enduring success and the innovation and excellence we provide to our customers.

The Mission, Vision & Values of CGG have their foundations in our more than eighty-year history, while reflecting our common purpose and shared ambition for our continued future success.

Our Mission
To create value by optimizing the discovery and the development of natural resources

Our Vision
To be the geoscience partner of choice

Our Values
Powered by people, around the world, we:
...have a passion for innovation
...operate safely and with integrity
in order to deliver sustainable performance.

By operating safely and with integrity we are applying our expertise and ingenuity to better assist our clients at every step in their quest to develop the Earth’s natural resources.

CGG has been a pioneer in the advancement of geophysics since the original company was created in 1931. Since then we have gone from strength to strength - technologically, operationally and financially.

Our history tells our story – the story of a profession conducted with passion and of an adventure stretching across five continents. Here we retrace the great events which have shaped our company.

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.

We are dedicated to efficient and sustainable development of natural resources all over the world. Our products and services span the breadth of geosciences, from frontier exploration to mature field revitalization. We acquire, process, analyze and manage all forms of geological and geophysical data including seismic, gravity, magnetic and satellite. We help our clients find resources, characterize reservoirs, estimate reserves, place surface facilities, monitor wells, optimize production and increase ultimate recovery. Innovation and teamwork have been cornerstones of our success for more than 80 years.

Our Solutions
Our tailored broadband seismic solutions deliver higher-resolution images and more accurate reservoir attributes for quantitative interpretation and risk reduction. Our proven experience in onshore and offshore Permanent Reservoir Monitoring is opening up exciting opportunities for the management of hydrocarbon production.