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A global provider of powerful geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services from sensor to image
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 towed and Ocean Bottom seismic acquisition 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, and CGG’s marine acquisition fleet and equipment in 2020, Shearwater provides an unparalleled offering of acquisition capabilities to its clients.

Shearwater's Head Office is in Bergen, Norway, with an additional focus on Marine Operations and QHSE. Our Marine Acquisition HQ is in Gatwick, UK. 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 Shearwater Product Centre in Penang, Malaysia, specialises in the manufacturing and repair of marine geophysical equipment. The largest Processing & Imaging centre is based in Gatwick, UK, with an in-house R&D team. Shearwater’s Oslo Technology Center located 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.

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.


To provide a superior geophysical service

To add value for all Shearwater Stakeholders

To encourage our staff to grow personally and professionally as experts in their field.


To be the marine geophysical contractor of choice by capitalising on our powerful acquisition capabilities, our 21st century processing technology and our experienced staff.

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