TGS IMAGING, the seismic data processing division of TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS), announced today that PRIMA™ version 9.0 is now available to the industry. PRIMA is a complete software package which includes interpretation, standard processing, gather conditioning, advanced AVO analysis modules and pre stack time and depth imaging tools. PRIMA is used by over forty companies in their data analysis and prospect evaluation workflows.

This latest release incorporates a significant number of new features that enhance its versatility and efficiency while adding advanced processing algorithms which allow better imaging results and data viewing capabilities.

- PRIMAViz™, a new 3D Viewer for Time and Depth domains, allows the geophysicist to quickly review and validate results of processing and interpretation in a seamless environment
- With continued growth of 3D Depth Imaging, AVO Analysis and Display is now available using Depth Gathers
- Greater Functionality in “Project2D” project building and editing to handle the substantial 2D databases used in frontier exploration

“TGS continues its commitment to meet client needs for state-of-the-art software tools. Advancements in PRIMA’s imaging technology are used on TGS’ extensive data sets as well as on proprietary projects and are designed to meet the highest standards of quality necessary to meet the challenges of today’s exploration efforts.” says Pete Bennion, Vice President TGS Imaging.