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Member News05th Oct 2021

Xodus acquires Houston-based Ocean Geo Solutions

Energy consultancy Xodus has continued its global expansion with the acquisition of Houston-based data interpretation consultancy Ocean Geo Solutions (OGS), adding capabilities in geophysical data processing, interpretation and reporting.

OGS assesses seabed and subsurface conditions for hazards ahead of deep-water drilling operations and the installation of pipelines, cables and structures, providing its specialist services to oil and gas operators and offshore wind developers. OGS is well established in the region; 80% of its work is sourced from Houston-based clients, with approximately half of the total projects being international.

OGS’ current workforce, including geophysicists, cartographers and support staff will continue to operate out of its Houston office. This includes managers and former owners, Michael Pentland and Andrew Haigh, who bring more than 70 years of combined experience to Xodus. The deal marks an important step in growing Xodus’ capabilities and services in the Gulf of Mexico with further plans to increase head count in the region over the coming months. Read more…