CGG to run Shell’s seismic data processing center in Brunei

French seismic services provider CGG has been awarded a contract by oil major Shell to operate a dedicated processing center at its Seria office in Brunei.

CGG said on Tuesday that the deal would run for six years, from January 1, 2017, until December 31, 2022.

Under the terms of the contract, CGG will deliver the full scope of processing services for 2D, 3D, and 4D seismic data acquired onshore and offshore Brunei, ranging from field data processing to advanced pre-stack depth imaging, using advanced processing and subsurface imaging technology.

Also, CGG will recruit and develop local geoscience-related personnel and execute business opportunities locally.

Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO of CGG, said: “We are very pleased that this has led to our selection for this major DPC award in the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region.

“We look forward to our in-house processing expertise bringing Brunei Shell Petroleum significant benefits in terms of faster project turnaround time and informed E&P decision-making to achieve their business objectives.”