CGG Expands High-Performance Computing Capacity with New UK HPC Hub



CGG Expands High-Performance Computing Capacity with New UK HPC Hub

Paris, France – April 12, 2022

To support continued differentiation in its core businesses and accelerate the development of its new businesses, CGG is significantly expanding its high-performance computing (HPC) capability and service offerings. The company recently signed a lease to build a new European HPC hub in South East England that will become operational in H1 2023 and will increase cloud HPC capacity by up to 100 petaflops.

Peter Whiting, EVP, Geoscience, CGG, said: “The expansion of our HPC capacity at this new UK facility will support both the continued advancement of our industry-leading underground imaging technology and services, and the growth of our specialist HPC offering to new and existing customers in the energy, environmental and other industry sectors. It reflects CGG’s strategy of continued leadership in specialized digital sciencesthrough the commitment of significant resources, R&D efforts and partnership initiatives to deliver highly differentiated digital capabilities that meet our customers’ advanced HPC, software, cloud and digital transformation requirements.”

Building on more than a decade of cutting-edge HPC innovations and experience, including liquid cooling to implement high power density and highly efficient, fully submerged environments at its Houston facility, the new HPC Hub in the UK will leverage new innovations in all areas, including industrial HPC and energy efficiency offer significant benefits for specialized HPC applications. As part of CGG’s commitment to green energy and reducing its GHG Scope 2 emissions to its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2050, the new hub will be powered by 100% renewable energy, just like CGG’s other business locations in the UK.

About CGG

CGG ( is a global leader in geoscience technology. CGG employs approximately 3,300 people worldwide and provides a comprehensive set of data, products, services and solutions that help our customers solve complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges more efficiently and responsibly. CGG is listed on Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0013181864).



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