January 9, 2019, Oslo, Norway: Reference is made to PGS press release dated November 15, 2018. PGS has now signed the vessel sale agreement for the Ramform Sterling to Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (“JOGMEC”), an incorporated administrative agency of Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry in Japan.
JOGMEC will take delivery of the Ramform Sterling late April 2019. The sales price is approximately $100 million. PGS will receive about 75% of the cash proceeds at delivery. The remaining will be paid in 2020.
The vessel sale does not include seismic streamers.
For details, contact:
Bård Stenberg, SVP IR & Communication
Mobile: +47 992 45 235
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA and it’s subsidiaries (“PGS” or the “Company”) is a focused marine geophysical company that provides a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, including acquisition, imaging, interpretation, and field evaluation. The Company MultiClient data library is among the largest in the seismic industry, with modern 3D coverage in all significant offshore hydrocarbon provinces of the world. The Company operates on a worldwide basis with headquarters in Oslo, Norway and the PGS share is listed on the Oslo stock exchange (OSE: PGS). For more information on Petroleum Geo-Services visit www.pgs.com.
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