CGG, a fully integrated Geoscience company,  has signed an agreement with Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Operating Services Company (GOSCO), an independent Ghanaian Exploration and Production services company, to form a joint-venture (JV) company dedicated to conducting high-end 2D, 3D and 4D marine seismic acquisition and related services in the territorial waters of the Republic of Ghana, World Oil reported.

The primary aim of the JV company, known as GOSCO Geoscience Limited (GGSL), is to make available world-class seismic vessels and state-of-the-art marine seismic acquisition technologies and services to oil and gas industry players operating in Ghana. GGSL will be a local company and will be based in Accraaccording to Offshore Energy Today.

CGG’s CEO, Jean-Georges Malcor, said :“we have joined forces with GOSCO to set up this joint venture as a response to recent growing industry interest in Ghana’s oil and gas potential.