Veritas DGC Announces Conclusion of CFIUS Review

Veritas DGC Inc. said Monday that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has concluded its review relating to the previously announced merger agreement whereby Compagnie Generale de Geophysique will acquire Veritas.

On September 5, 2006, Veritas and CGG announced that they entered into a definitive agreement for the merger. The conclusion of the CFIUS review period satisfies one of the merger conditions. Completion of the merger remains subject to receipt of shareholders' approval, as well as the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.