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PGS – the leading, worldwide geophysical company

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) is a leading, worldwide geophysical company providing an extensive range of seismic services and products for the petroleum industry including seismic data acquisition, processing, reservoir analysis, interpretation and electromagnetic studies in all environments. The company also possesses the world’s most extensive MultiClient data library.

The company is listed on the Oslo stock exchange (OSE: PGS)
Formed in 1991, the company currently operates 16 marine streamer vessels, including 8 of the unique Ramform class, runs between 7 and 10 onshore crews, and has 23 data processing centers.


Career Opportunities

As a leading technology company in the field of geophysical science, PGS can offer exciting opportunities in offshore and onshore seismic exploration for candidates with geosciences and engineering backgrounds.

With its headquarters in Oslo, Norway, the company has offices in over 30 different countries with larger regional offices in London, Houston and Singapore.

We are offering careers in the following areas:

Interpretation Geoscientists
Aim to maximize the value of oil and gas fields from licensing and exploration, through development, production and abandonment. Using sub-surface expertise, you will help clients find reserves faster, accelerate production, delineate further reserves and lower the cost of production.

Geoscience and Engineering
Assist the PGS business and operational units in delivering geophysically sound and innovative solutions for acquisition and processing of seismic data. Develop and support PGS proprietary technology and provide geophysical services like survey planning, feasibility studies and geophysical analysis.

• Data Processing
Engage in challenging projects with varying geographical, geological and geophysical scenarios. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the data processing geophysicists deliver leading edge seismic processing services, tailored to the clients’ needs.


Field Crew – Marine
Work offshore either as a Geophysicist, Observer, Navigator or Mechanic. For all field roles you need to combine a technical education with a hands-on, practical approach. Intensive but offers lots of free time and a chance to see the world while building your career.

Field Crew – Onshore
Work onshore either as a Mechanic, Observer or Surveyor. A varied work environment on three continents comprising of tropical jungle, desert, mountains, arctic and swamp make for an exciting, adventurous career for those willing to travel.

PGS Core Values

Our values act as common guidelines for how we interact with our colleagues, suppliers, customers and others we encounter in our day-to-day work.

Leadership in HSE
We strive to establish and maintain best practice HSE culture throughout PGS. Our goal is zero injury to people and no damage to the environment. We work daily to achieve this.

Initiative and innovation
We strive to put forward new ideas, break down boundaries and seek new solutions for PGS and our customers. We always encourage a proactive approach, even at the risk of some failures.

People focus and integrity
We seek transparency in all our dealings and fully subscribe to a high standard of business ethics. We practice involvement, accountability and honesty. We respect and develop people – all of us are valued team members.

Delivery and reliability
We do our utmost to deliver what we promise to each other, to our clients, to our shareholders and society at large.

From the day you join us, you will work together with a team of talented and friendly colleagues. You will be encouraged to work hard, learn new skills and seek the best from yourself in an organization that supports innovation, integrity and leadership.

Application Procedure
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