SOURCE: TGS

TGS

April 06, 2011 08:00 ET

TGS Signs Second Letter of Intent for 3D Vessel

ASKER, NORWAY--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - TGS announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Dolphin Geophysical AS to charter the M/V Polar Duke for 3D multi-client projects in Europe during the 2011 summer season. The charter will begin in May 2011 and will last for a minimum of 3 months. The agreement also provides an option for TGS to extend the charter in two increments (2 + 6 months) under fixed commercial terms.

The details of the individual projects to be completed under this charter will be announced separately.

Company summary

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides global geoscience data products and services to the oil and gas industry for the exploration and delineation of hydrocarbon reserves. We design and acquire multi-client data projects worldwide that make up our data library of seismic, gravity/magnetic and well data, enhanced by our seismic imaging technology and regional interpretation expertise. Visit TGS online at www.tgsnopec.com.

Forward-looking statements and contact information

All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict, and are based upon assumptions as to future events that may not prove accurate. These factors include TGS' reliance on a cyclical industry and principal customers, TGS' ability to continue to expand markets for licensing of data, and TGS' ability to acquire and process data products at costs commensurate with profitability. Actual results may differ materially from those expected or projected in the forward-looking statements. TGS undertakes no responsibility or obligation to update or alter forward-looking statements for any reason.

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSLO: TGS).

Contact Information

  • For additional information about this press release please contact:

    Kristian Johansen
    Chief Financial Officer
    Office: +47 667 69931
    Cell: +47 47 60 33 34
    Email: Email Contact

    Karen El-Tawil
    VP, Business Development
    Office: +1 713 860 2102
    Cell: +1 713 806 2420
    Email: Email Contact