Shearwater GeoService - Our Company

Shearwater is a global provider of powerful geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services.

Established as a joint venture by GC Rieber Shipping and Rasmussengruppen, Shearwater GeoServices is a financially secure seismic exploration company with strong supportive owners, which now include Schlumberger.

Our main focus is to provide superior geophysical services to our clients, meeting high standards of quality in both what we do and how we deliver it.

Shearwater is an innovative global provider of 3D and 4D marine seismic data, imaging products and data processing software. Our fleet of modern purpose-built vessels leads the industry with their towing capabilities. Our proprietary seismic processing software, Reveal, has been entirely developed in the 21st century and is the most modern, highly interactive, efficient and user-friendly platform for all aspects of processing and imaging in the market. Following the acquisition of Schlumberger’s marine acquisition business in 2018, Shearwater provides an unparalleled offering of acquisition capabilities to its clients.

Our four main offices are located across the globe; we have our Reveal hub in Houston, US, that includes a Processing & Imaging centre as well as NSA region Marine Acquisition, our Singapore office focuses on APAC region Marine Acquisition requirements. The largest Processing & Imaging centre is based in Tunbridge Wells, UK, with an in-house R&D team, Multi-Client and Marketing Services. Shearwater’s Asker Technology Center outside Oslo, Norway includes a 24/7 field support hub as well as a fully equipped laboratory which can be configured to replicate the acquisition systems used by Shearwater’s fleet. Shearwater’s Head Office is in Bergen, Norway, which specialises in Marine Operations and QHSE.

Together our acquisition teams, processing geophysicists, Engineering and R&D group provide our clients with the tools they need to de-risk their exploration and maximise their production efficiency.