CGG Announces Major Marine Seismic Contract

PARIS, France, Oct. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
CGG  announced today that it has received a Letter of Award for a large high-endseismic acquisition program offshore West Africa.The  survey will mobilize the Geo Coral,  Geo Barents and Pacific Finder vesselsto  conduct  an  1,484 km(2)  BroadSeis  wide-azimuth  survey.  The  program  isscheduled to start in mid-October and last for nine months.Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO, CGG, said: "CGG has the largest seismic fleet of high-end  vessels and unmatched experience in acquiring broadband wide-azimuth marinesurveys.  We  are  therefore  uniquely  placed  to  offer our clients innovativeacquisition solutions that deliver the best subsurface images."About CGGCGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leadinggeological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base ofcustomers primarily from the global oil and gas industry. Through its threecomplementary business divisions of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology,Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of naturalresource exploration and exploitation.CGG employs over 9,800 people around the world, all with a Passion forGeoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers.CGG is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0000120164) and the New York StockExchange (in the form of American Depositary Shares. NYSE: CGG). Contact Christophe Barnini Tel: +33 1 64 47 38 11 E-Mail: invrelparis@cgg.comCGG - Major marine seismic contract:[HUG#1732608]