French CGG in Western Sahara
Published 16 June 2012

WSRW noted in 2008 that there had been press mention of the French company CGG Veritas operating in Western Sahara.

A photo was published on the website of the Moroccan company Geo Assistance showing its partnership with CGG on the Boujdour onshore block.


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