Alcatel-Lucent Wraps Up Optoplan Acquisition


Alcatel-Lucent’s subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks has closed the acquisition of Optoplan AS, a provider of 4D permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) solutions used in offshore oil and gas production.

Based in Trondheim, Optoplan has developed a 4D PRM technology for seismic surveys of oil or gas reservoirs. Combined with ASN’s leadership in submarine optical fiber systems and marine capabilities, this acquisition will enable ASN to deliver first-to-market a fully integrated offer in this field.

Optoplan is a Norwegian a company that has pioneered optical fiber sensing within oil and gas applications over the past 30 years.

Optoplan was a subsidiary of Weatherford International and Wavefield Inseis, which was acquired by the CGG Group in 2009. Since then, Optoplan is fully owned by Sercel, a subsidiary of the CGG Group, a fully integrated geosciences company.



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