Our exploration programs in Brazil are most often built around basin-specific licensing rounds and are designed to provide regional geological understanding to de-risk prospective bids.  Our library of modern, long-offset data, available in both time (PSTM) and depth (PSDM), comprises the largest and most comprehensive high-quality dataset offshore Brazil.


Our Data Coverage


Offshore Brazil Open Bid Rounds

With over 649,000 kilometers in 2D multi-client data and ~270,900 square kilometers in 3D multi-client data in Brazil, our seismic data covers every basin, sector and block offshore Brazil in the upcoming bid round cycles.

Foz do Amazonas, Pará-Maranhão & Barreirinhas

  • ~130,000 km 2D
  • ~11,335 km² 3D
  • Create a comprehensive, deep-basin framework and model for the hydrocarbon potential of Brazil’s frontier basins
  • Numerous hydrocarbon indicators are present throughout these northern basins

Ceará & Potiguar

  • ~100,000 2D km
  • ~11,740 km² 3D
  • Basin wide interpretations available
  • Conjugate ties in the transform margin between Africa and Brazil will establish a new basis for introducing similar plays in Brazil’s Equatorial Margin
  • Data from the Brazilian Equatorial Margin reveals the relationship of the Cretaceous fans and basin geometry with the transform faults

Pernambuco-Paraíba & Sergipe-Alagoas

  • ~58,000 km 2D
  • Located over Permanent Offer Round Blocks
  • Develop plays based on proven and conceptual deepwater petroleum systems
  • Data assists in building paleo-tectonic ties with corresponding regions in the conjugate margins of Africa

Camamu-Almada & Jequitinhonha Basins

  • ~27,000 km 2D
  • Located over the ANP Permanent Offer blocks
  • Data reveals excellent crustal architecture and basin geometry
  • Comprehensive coverage for interpretation of the area's active petroleum systems, the limits of existing plays, and the location of new plays

Espirito-Santo & Campos Basins

  • ~53,000 km 2D
  • ~15,400 km² 3D
  • Located over an exclusive position of ANP Permanent Offer Round blocks
  • Data coverage reveals deep basin architecture and information on the rifting architecture, pre-rift sequences, and paleo-movement of salt in Santos and Campos basins


Santos Basin

  • 155,300 km 2D
  • 20,500 km² 3D
  • Located over an exclusive position of ANP Permanent Offer Round blocks
  • Highly coveted area holds blocks surrounded by major operators.
  • Our supporting data in the area allow the structural highs for the blocks on offer in Permanent Offer round to be clearly identified and mapped


Pelotas Basin

  • Over 41,800 km 2D
  • Modern 2D data covering ANP Permanent Offer Round blocks
  • Data provides sub-basin and regional framework to promote better understanding of the area’s stratigraphic architecture and basement structure
  • Improved understanding of the distribution of Cretaceous source rocks and reservoirs

Well Data

TGS has the industry's largest well data library comprised of nearly 100 years of public and non-public sources. This data is processed, normalized, and validated to our industry-leading standards with the most up-to-date data available.

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Other Subregions

  • Mexican GoM
  • Argentina
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay

Mexican GoM

Mexican GoM

Our offerings in the Mexican GoM market are designed to create a comprehensive set of products that facilitate understanding of the entire Gulf of Mexico basin. The Gigante survey provides a regional seismic grid with consistent acquisition and processing parameters that into U.S. GOM data, gravity & magnetic studies, structural interpretations, and evaluation of prospective areas through use of bathymetry and geochemical analyses from seafloor core targets.


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Offshore Argentina currently presents some of the world's most promising exploration opportunities. We offer exploration programs designed to provide geological insights, including regional 2D seismic, basin-wide 3D seismic, well data, interpretive products and more.


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Recent oil and gas discoveries in offshore Suriname are furthering the exploration and appraisal strategies in this world-class basin. Our seismic library offers 2D and 3D data coverage that tie to key exploration wells, providing valuable insights to evaluate offshore acreage.


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We provide a robust regional framework off the coast of Uruguay, one of the southern hemisphere’s most under-explored offshore regions. Our comprehensive coverage includes seismic and well data, providing you with the insights needed to support the future of exploration success Offshore Uruguay.


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