ASKER, NORWAY (2 February 2017) - Following the authorization from the Annual General Meeting on 10 May 2016, the Board of TGS NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA has resolved to distribute a quarterly dividend of the NOK equivalent of USD 0.15 per share (NOK 1.23 per share).
Key information relating to the cash dividend:
Dividend amount and declared currency: USD 0.15 per share (equivalent to NOK 1.23 per share)
Last trading day including right: 8 February 2017
Ex-date: 9 February 2017
Record date: 10 February 2017
Payment date: 23 February 2017
Date of approval: 1 February 2017
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. In addition to extensive global geophysical and geological data libraries that include multi-client seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, digital well logs, production data and directional surveys, TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions.
For more information visit TGS online at www.tgs.com.
Forward-looking statements and contact information
All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict, and are based upon assumptions as to future events that may not prove accurate. These factors include TGS' reliance on a cyclical industry and principle customers, TGS' ability to continue to expand markets for licensing of data, and TGS' ability to acquire and process data products at costs commensurate with profitability. Actual results may differ materially from those expected or projected in the forward-looking statements. TGS undertakes no responsibility or obligation to update or alter forward-looking statements for any reason.
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSLO:TGS).
TGS sponsored American Depositary Shares trade on the U.S. over-the-counter market under the symbol "TGSGY".
For additional information about this press release please contact:
Sven Børre Larsen
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +47 90 94 36 73
VP HR & Communication
Tel: +1 713 860 2184
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)