CGG announces major marine seismic contract

PARIS, France, Oct. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

CGG announced today that it has received a Letter of Award for a large high-end seismic acquisition program offshore West Africa. The survey will mobilize the Geo Coral, Geo Barents and Pacific Finder vessels to conduct an 1,484 km(2) BroadSeis wide-azimuth survey. The program is scheduled to start in mid-October and last for nine months. Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO, CGG, said: "CGG has the largest seismic fleet of high- end vessels and unmatched experience in acquiring broadband wide-azimuth marine surveys. We are therefore uniquely placed to offer our clients innovative acquisition solutions that deliver the best subsurface images." About CGG CGG (www.cgg.com) is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry. Through its three complementary business divisions of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of natural resource exploration and exploitation. CGG employs over 9,800 people around the world, all with a Passion for Geoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers. CGG is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0000120164) and the New York Stock Exchange (in the form of American Depositary Shares. NYSE: CGG). Contact Christophe Barnini Tel: +33 1 64 47 38 11 E-Mail: invrelparis@cgg.com CGG - Major marine seismic contract: http://hugin.info/142000/R/1732608/579723.pdf [HUG#1732608] Source: CGG