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BGP History

1961:

started seismic data acquisition with 15 crews.

1973:

BGP was formally named, grew to 38 crews and built the first data processing center in China, with the China-made digital computer DJ-150.

1983:

BGP began to cooperate with WGC and CGG, by introducing advanced western technology, in terms of computer hardware, software and seismic data processing techniques.

1992:

BGP successfully developed and released its copyrighted seismic data processing system GRISYS, widely used in China and some other countries.

1994:

BGP subcontracted seismic acquisition projects from BP, AGIP and JNOC in western China, and won bids in Ecuador, indicating that BGP became a new but active player in the international arena.

2001:

BGP respectively released its copyrighted acquisition systems named KLSeis, which, along with GRISYS, have strongly supported BGP’s international operations.

2002:

BGP merged with other six small geophysical companies under CNPC, thus greatly extending its capabilities, resources and competitiveness.

2003:

BGP became the largest land and shallow water contractor in the world, with its overseas revenue increased at the rate of 50% per year over the past four years.

2004:

BGP released GeoEast V1., an integrated processing and interpretation software system.

2006

BGP launched its first OBC cable handling vessel - the BGP DONG FANG KAN TAN NO. 2, its first 2D streamer vessel - the BGP DONG FANG KAN TAN NO.1, and its first 3D streamer vessel - the BGP Pioneer.

2009

BGP merged Liaohe Geophysical Exploration Company, a local geophysical company under CNPC.

A new member R/V BGP Challenger joined BGP fleet. 

2010

A signing ceremony was held in Beijing by both BGP and ION to formally announce successful establishment of INOVA, a land seismic equipment joint venture.

A new member of BGP’s Fleet, the BGP Explorer, launched in Tanggu, China

2011:

BGP announced the release of GeoEast-Lightning, a pre-stack depth migration and model building software system.

BGP-PROSPECTOR – a 12 streamer Vessel was launched.

 

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