Over the past 40 years SMNG has succeeded in earning a reputation as a reliable highly professional marine geophysical contractor in the world market. SMNG is virtually the only Russian marine geophysical company to operate in the world oil market directly for its clients.

SMNG is a dynamic company and pliably respond to the changing conditions of marine geophysical services market. SMNG main priority is the quality of operations in accordance with international industry standards, compliance with the duration of the contract and respect for the interests of the customer.

SMNG owns a specialized fleet, including four deep-water seismic vessels and two shallow-water seismic vessels, fleet base and all required production and economic infrastructure.

SMNG has a Radionavigation Department, which has been providing positioning services of the company vessels and its customers with navigation-geodetic equipment, to be used in offshore geophysical operations both in the Russian Seas and worldwide.

SMNG operates two processing centers located in Murmansk and Gelendzhik, utilizing modern computers and a comprehensive range of seismic data processing software capable of processing 2D and 3D data sets from offshore, transition zone and onshore areas.

Interpretation of geologic/geophysical information is performed by highly competent geophysicists-interpreters and geologists involved in a wide range of projects, such as integrated regional studies of the sedimentary basins in order to assess their hydrocarbon potential, proposal of prospects for deep exploratory drilling, reservoir characterization study and creation of three-dimensional field geological models.

SMNG owns a subsidiary SMNG South, located in Gelendzhik. Here a computer center was set up for processing onshore and offshore seismic data.