Integrating Spectrum 

Spectrum is now TGS

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The combined organizations offer a solid foundation built on years of industry expertise and knowledge

Value to our customers and clients

The Spectrum acquisition builds on TGS’ values of quality and service and will allow us to offer,

  • Enhanced customer service
  • More G&G expertise under the same roof
  • Momentum for enhancing our imaging quality and proficiencies
  • From seismic to well data, more data and more coverage in all major mature and frontier basins worldwide
  • A robust data library and development of robust analytics solutions.

With the combined strengths of TGS and Spectrum, clients will enjoy more data with greater subsurface intelligence.

The Gateway to Subsurface Intelligence

Our increased coverage and robust data library make us excellent partners. TGS is the global gateway to subsurface intelligence from seismic to well data. As a leading geoscience data provider to the energy industry TGS invests in onshore and offshore multi-client data projects in an array of basins worldwide - ranging all the way from new-entry frontier markets to established, mature basins. TGS’ extensive data library portfolio services the entire upstream life cycle from exploration through the appraisal and development stage. Leveraging the breadth of this world-class library TGS enhances the exploration process through advanced analytics and analytics ready data products.


Five reasons TGS and Spectrum are the perfect match


Championing future success

Scale is key to accelerate TGS’ data and analytics strategy. Progression within machine learning and artificial intelligence has made data the world’s most valuable resource — the integration of Spectrum's library will accelerate our ongoing data & analytics initiatives.


Greater global coverage

Together we will increase our multi-client footprint in South America, with Brazil and Argentina being key areas for growth. Spectrum owns the world’s largest 2D library, which combined with TGS’s financial robustness, will facilitate acceleration of 3D investment plans.


Commitment to shareholder returns

The transaction will give us significant cost synergies as well as being accretive on earnings. Our responsibility to our shareholders is to generate growth and strong returns, and we’re convinced that this transaction will further facilitate that.


Quality products and technology

This acquisition provides momentum for enhancing our imaging quality and technologies in addition to more comprehensive data coverage in all major mature and frontier basins worldwide where you are exploring.


Customer focused culture

All of TGS' investments are to create value for our customers. Through the acquisition of Spectrum we will be combining the best resources from both organizations to offer more G&G expertise under one roof with best-in-class customer service.

Expanded Data Library

The world's leading geoscience and multi-client data provider just got better.

The acquisition of Spectrum increases our global data coverage. From seismic to well data, there is more data and more coverage in all major mature and frontier basins worldwide.

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