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Sercel designs and manufactures high-tech solutions for subsurface exploration. Capitalizing on its world-leading position in the seismic acquisition industry, Sercel also provides innovative solutions for structural monitoring, defense and underwater acoustics applications. Headquartered in Nantes (France), Sercel operates worldwide and employs more than 1,500 people.

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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 completes the acquisition of ION’s software business
CGG's Sensing & Monitoring division Sercel, has completed the acquisition of ION Geophysical Corporation's software business.
12 Sep 2022

Sercel makes another major sale of its nodal OBN solution
Sercel has sold a second batch nodes to BGP Inc. which represents a significant increase in the seismic survey equipment currently being deployed on a project in the Middle East.
29 Aug 2022

Sercel selected for acquisition of ION software business
Sercel, Sensing & Monitoring division of CGG, was selected as the successful bidder for the acquisition of ION Geophysical Corporation.
04 Jul 2022

Sercel and Kappa Offshore Solutions jointly launch PIKSEL
A new high-resolution 3D marine seismic solution for renewable energy applications.
18 Mar 2021

Sercel equips 3D mega-crew seismic survey in North Africa
Sercel is pleased to announce that its high-performance equipment is currently being deployed on another 3D mega-crew survey, this time by a major North African geophysical company.
18 Mar 2021

Sercel strengthens position of its 508XT land seismic acquisition system
Sercel has significantly increased the market position of its 508XT land seismic acquisition system in India.
18 Feb 2021

Sercel sells WiNG land nodal acquisition system to Paragon Geophysical Services
Sercel has announced the sale and delivery of a WiNG wireless land nodal seismic acquisition system to Paragon Geophysical Services, Inc.
03 Dec 2020

Sercel delivers first WiNG nodal acquisition system, to TPIC in Turkey
Sercel announced that it has completed its first delivery of WiNG, its next-generation wireless land nodal acquisition system.
08 Sep 2020

Sercel equipment supports Sinopec seismic survey in Saudi Arabia
Sercel announced the successful large-scale deployment of its industry-leading seismic data acquisition technology on a mega-crew survey currently being conducted by Sinopec Geophysical Co. (SGC).
11 Jun 2020

UK Regulator authorized deployment of Sercel's QuietSea
Sercel is pleased to announce that successful deployment of its QuietSeaTM Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) system has been extended to the UK, following approval by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) of its use for a seismic survey operated by CGG in waters off the Shetland Islands.
11 Jun 2019

Sercel brings its technical expertise to Structural Health and Earth Monitoring
Sercel announced the creation of two new brands, Sercel Structural Monitoring and Sercel Earth Monitoring, to bring the benefits of its advanced sensor technology to the high-potential Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and Earth Monitoring markets.
16 May 2019

Sercel extends boundaries of well exploration with SigmaWave
Sercel announced the launch of its first distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) seismic solution: SigmaWave.
02 Apr 2019

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