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A decade-and-a-half ago, I was sitting with my fellow employees in the PGS offices in Houston. The topic of conversation, as it had been for a while, was the emerging Ramform design. We were just completing the new Ramform V’s (Valiant, Vanguard and Viking). Two earlier Ramforms (Explorer and Challenger) were working, having been commissioned in 1995 and 1996, respectively. We were proud of—and a bit in awe of—the vessels. Their broad beam astern allowed for a dramatic increase in the number of streamers that could be towed, significantly increasing the amount of seismic data that would be collected. Other companies followed suit, in non-Ramform ways. It was a young, innovative company, driving an important change in the industry.
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