About Us

TGS provides data and intelligence to companies active in the energy sector. In addition to a global, extensive and diverse energy data library, TGS offers specialized services such as advanced processing and analytics alongside cloud-based data applications and solutions.


This is TGS

TGS was founded in Houston in 1981 and over time, built a dominant multi-client seismic data library in the Gulf of Mexico, further expanding into North America and West Africa

Also, in 1981, NOPEC was founded in Oslo and began building an industry-leading multi-client seismic database in the North Sea, with additional operations in Australia and the Far East.

In 1998, the companies merged to form TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS), creating a winning combination for investors, customers and employees. Since then, TGS has set the standard for geoscientific data around the world and has evolved to provide additional data types and data-driven solutions for the energy market.

The hallmarks of success for TGS over the past 40 years have been dedicated to high-quality data, exemplary service and strategic global growth in emerging and mature markets. 

Through innovation and data-driven solutions, we utilize diverse sources of data to create value-driven insights so energy companies and investors can make the right decisions.

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Our Distinct Approach

At TGS, it is our mission to provide the right data and intelligence at the right time for society’s evolving energy needs.

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Our Vision

To shape the future of energy through innovative data solutions and intelligence.

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Our Values

The purpose of our Statement of Values is to provide a moral and ethical compass to assist and guide us in business situations that arise every day. These standards apply to all our activities in every market that we serve.

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