Oslo, Monday, September 28, 2009
Blom awarded contract by TGS-NOPEC for oil and gas exploration project

Blom Geomatics, the Norwegian subsidiary of Blom, has been awarded a contract by TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA, one of the largest providers of multi-client data and services to E&P companies world wide, to execute the acquisition of an aeromagnetic multi-client survey for TGS in the North Sea. The project is expected to be finalized during 4th quarter 2009.

We are proud that with our de-magnified and customized aircraft we have been the preferred provider of navigation and air carrier services for TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company for several years” says Håkon Andresen, Managing Director Blom Geomatics AS.

The project will cover blocks in several quadrants on the Norwegian continental shelf, totaling an area of 4 400 square kilometers. 

For further information please contact Hakon Jacobsen, COO Blom ASA, at tel: +47 22 13 19 20 or email:

About Blom
Blom Group is a leading European player within geographic information. The Group is the largest European company within collection and processing of map information. Blom has unique databases of map and image information and develops applications and services for Location Based Services and navigation. Blom has more than 1,200 employees and subsidiaries in 13 countries. The company headquarter is located in Oslo, Norway. Blom is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker BLO).

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA is one of the largest providers of multi-client data and services to E&P companies world wide. Their geophysical and geological data products are distributed around the globe and include one of the youngest and best targeted multi-client seismic libraries, extensive magnetic and gravity data, the industry’s largest global database of digital well logs, and regional interpretive products. They also provide high-end depth imaging services to help resolve complex seismic imaging problems.

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