TGS Offers to Acquire PGS MultiClient Library
August 7, 2020: Oslo, Norway, the Board of PGS confirms that it has received a conditional and non-binding offer from TGS to acquire the MultiClient data library of PGS for a cash consideration of $600 million. The offer also includes proposals for the provision of acquisition services by PGS to TGS and the opportunity for TGS to participate in future MultiClient projects undertaken by PGS.
PGS Management and the Board of Directors will address the offer.
PGS will make an announcement before the offer expires on August 16, 2020.
Bård Stenberg, VP IR & Corporate Communication
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PGS ASA and its subsidiaries (“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 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 and the PGS share is listed on the Oslo stock exchange (OSE: PGS). For more information on PGS visit www.pgs.com.
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. For a further description of other relevant risk factors we refer to our Annual Report for 2019. 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 pursuant to Section 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.