Final Result of Subsequent Offering



Reference is made to the stock exchange notice by Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (the "Company") earlier today in respect of the preliminary result its subsequent offering of up to 13,500,000 new shares in the Company (the "Subsequent Offering").

Final counting shows that at the expiry of the subscription period, the Company had received subscriptions for a total of 43,601,665 new shares in the Subsequent Offering. The Subsequent Offering was accordingly oversubscribed by 223%.

Allocation  letters  will  today be  sent  to  subscribers who have been allocated new shares, giving  notification  of  the  allocated  new  shares  and  the corresponding subscription amount to be paid by each subscriber. Payment for the allocated shares falls due on January 10, 2017 in accordance with the payment procedures described in the Company's prospectus dated December 15, 2016.

Subject to full payment being received, the share capital increase relating to the Subsequent Offering is expected to be registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises (Nw. Foretaksregisteret) on January 12, 2017 following which the new shares are expected to be delivered to the investors' VPS accounts on or about January 13, 2017.

The new shares issued through the Subsequent Offering will be registered on the Company's ISIN NO0010199151 with the VPS and be traded on Oslo Børs under the Company's trading symbol "PGS". This is expected to occur on or about January 13, 2017.

DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA and Nordea Markets, a part of Nordea Bank Norge ASA are acting as Managers for the Subsequent Offering.


Bård Stenberg, VP IR & Corporate Communications: Phone: +47 67 51 43 16, Mobile: +47 992 45 235

Gottfred Langseth, EVP & CFO: Phone: +47 67 51 44 10, Mobile: +47 930 55 580

Rune Olav Pedersen, EVP & General Counsel: Phone: +47 67 51 57 06, Mobile: +47 908 16 337


Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ("PGS" or "the Company") is a focused Marine geophysical company that provides a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, including acquisition, imaging, interpretation, and field evaluation. The Company's MultiClient data library is among the largest in the seismic industry, with modern 3D coverage in all significant offshore hydrocarbon provinces of the world. The Company operates on a worldwide basis with headquarters in Oslo, Norway.

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This announcement does not constitute or form part of an offer for sale or solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in the United States, absent registration under or an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of, the Securities Act. No public offering of securities is being made in the United States or in any other jurisdiction.

The offering of the securities referred to in this announcement will be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Directive, as implemented in Member States of the European Economic Area, from the requirement to produce a prospectus for offers of securities.  This announcement does not constitute an advertisement for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of securities referred to in this announcement, in any jurisdiction, including the United States, in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

The information included herein contains certain forward-looking statements that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future. These statements are based on various assumptions made by the Company, which are beyond its control and are subject to certain additional risks and uncertainties. The Company is subject to a large number of risk factors including but not limited to the demand for seismic services, the demand for data from our multi-client data library, the attractiveness of our technology, unpredictable changes in governmental regulations affecting our markets and extreme weather conditions.

DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA and Nordea Markets, a part of Nordea Bank Norge ASA (together, the "Managers") are each acting exclusively for the Company and for no-one else in connection with any transaction mentioned in this announcement and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as a client in relation to any such transaction and will not be responsible to any other person for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients, or for advising any such person on the contents of this announcement or in connection with any transaction referred to in this announcement. The contents of this announcement have not been verified by the Managers.

No representation or warranty, express or implied, is given by or on behalf of the Managers or any of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or advisers or any of such persons' affiliates, directors, officers or employees or any other person as to the fairness, truth, accuracy, completeness or verification of the information or the opinions contained in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or any other information relating to the Company, its subsidiaries or associated companies, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic form, and howsoever transmitted or made available, and no liability is accepted for any such information, omissions or opinions.

For a further description of other relevant risk factors we refer to the prospectus dated 15 December 2016. As a result of these and other risk factors, actual events and our actual results may differ materially from those indicated in or implied by such forward-looking statements. The reservation is also made that inaccuracies or mistakes may occur in the information given above about current status of the Company or its business. Any reliance on the information above is at the risk of the reader, and PGS disclaims any and all liability in this respect.

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements of section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.