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As a worldwide leader in the seismic acquisition industry for over 50 years, Sercel continues to design, manufacture and support a full range of high-tech integrated equipment for hydrocarbon exploration in land, transition zone, ocean-bottom cable, marine, and down-hole environments.

From its headquarters in Nantes, France, as well as its other 16 locations around the globe, Sercel is positioned to satisfy the industries' needs for seismic acquisition equipment. Whatever the field conditions, whether at sea, in open country, in the mountains, in the jungle or in the desert, Sercel engineers and technicians apply the skills they have acquired through long-standing R&D work and experience in the field to constantly push back the limits of seismic acquisition.

With a strong reputation for quality among seismic contractors and oil and gas companies, Sercel's 2000 employees pride themselves in delivering highly productive equipment that operates reliably and efficiently in even the most adverse conditions.

Sercel Statements of Excellence:

Upholding the Standard of Excellence: A culture of continuous improvement in our products, processes, and services through the strong work ethic and innovative spirit of our employees.

Leadership of the Seismic Industry: Our customer satisfaction, dynamic development of new technology and strategic growth have all played a part in making Sercel the leader it is in the seismic equipment market.

Commitment to Research & Development: Taking pride in the quality and reliability of the products it produces, Sercel re-invests a large percentage of its yearly revenue back into R & D.

Dedication to Health and Safety: Sercel's uncompromising approach to health and safety ensures the well-being of our employees, those operating our equipment and the environments in which they work.

Denis Mougenot - Chief Geophysicist
Denis Mougenot has been Sercel’s Chief Geophysicist since 2002, when he moved from Saudi Arabia to France. He is responsible for promoting new acquisition systems for high-productivity Vibroseis and high-density 3D surveys. Denis has a special interest in low-frequency recording and 3C MEMS accelerometers.

Prior to joining Sercel, he was Area Geophysicist for ARGAS, working for the Geophy
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Sercel Latest News

Sercel sells a 100,000 channel 508XT land seismic acquisition system to BGP
Sercel has been awarded a contract by BGP to supply land seismic equipment for a large onshore 3D seismic survey in the Middle East.
15 Jan 2019

Sercel sells a 508XT land acquisition system to Wellfield Services
Sercel announced that it has sold a 2,000-channel 508XT land seismic acquisition system to Wellfield Services.
03 Oct 2017

Sercel Sentinel MS operating successfully in Ireland
Sercel announced that its multi-sensor solid streamer, the Sentinel MS, has been commercially deployed for the first time and is being successfully operated on a large 3D CGG multi-client survey being conducted by the CGG Geo Coral in the Southern Porcupine Basin in Ireland.
30 Jun 2017

Sercel announces further milestones in deployment of quietsea
Sercel is pleased to announce that its revolutionary QuietSea Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) system, which is seamlessly integrated into seismic streamers to detect the presence of marine mammals during seismic operations, has passed two major milestones.
07 Apr 2017

Sercel delivers two 508XT land acquisition systems to Bashneftegeofizika
CGG announced that Sercel has delivered two of its new-generation 508XT land seismic acquisition systems, representing a total of 12,000 channels, to Bashneftegeofizika, one of the largest oil service companies in the Russian Federation.
10 Jun 2016

Sercel launches GeoTag underwater positioning solution
CGG announced that Sercel has launched GeoTag, the acoustic positioning solution of choice for seabed seismic acquisition. GeoTag can be used to accurately position all types of Ocean Bottom Cable (OBC), Ocean Bottom Node and Transition Zone cable systems for seabed seismic surveys in water depths down to 500 meters.
22 Oct 2015

Source and receiver to improve resolution – Sercel
Seismic equipment manufacturer Sercel has technology developments with its land seismic source and recording equipment, which can help build up a higher resolution images of the subsurface.
01 Oct 2015

Sercel launches the Nomad 90 Neo
Sercel announced the launch of the Nomad 90 Neo, its new super-heavy broadband vibrator. The Nomad 90 Neo benefits from major improvements in vibrator mechanical design as well as new functionalities to offer improved productivity and reliability.
04 Jun 2015

Sercel GeoWave II tool downhole temperature records
Sercel announced that its recently launched downhole seismic array tool, GeoWave® II, broke temperature records during field trials.
04 Jun 2015

Sercel receives order for ten Nomad 65 Neo from PanAmerican
Sercel announced the order by PanAmerican Geophysical of ten Nomad 65 Neo, Sercel's new broadband vibrator. Although the Neo is a brand new model, it builds on Sercel's long heritage of vibrator development and manufacturing. The PanAmerican order will include the 1000th Nomad 65 series vibrator to be manufactured by Sercel.
06 Nov 2014

Sercel completes delivery of largest UNITE system to date
Sercel announced the completed delivery and field deployment of a 39,000-channel UNITE cable-free land seismic acquisition system. The customer is a major international geophysical contractor and the system is being deployed on a large high-production Vibroseis survey in the north of Mexico. The project calls for 3D-3C acquisition and the system is configured with Sercel's latest RAUeX-3 field units.
26 Jun 2014

Sercel receives another order for a 508XT acquisition system
CGG announced that, in addition to the first two 508XT systems being delivered to the industry this month, Sercel has also sold a system to PanAmerican Geophysical* for delivery in July.
26 Jun 2014

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