About Paradigm

True industry leadership.

Paradigm® is the largest independent developer of software-enabled solutions to the global oil and gas industry. For over 25 years, our mission has been to help natural resources companies increase confidence in their exploration and production decisions by providing deeper insight into the subsurface. Today, our company supports a number of long-term development projects and has a local presence in 31 cities, representing all of the major energy centers on the globe.

Geologists, geophysicists and engineers rely on our rich portfolio of productivity tools and scientifically advanced applications to construct the industry’s most advanced subsurface models. These decision makers know that with Paradigm solutions, they can reduce uncertainty, improve confidence, minimize risk, and support responsible asset management. Paradigm solutions share a unified 3D visualization canvas and a network-based data management infrastructure.

We live our Corporate Values everyday: Integrity, accountability, collaboration, commitment and respect.


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Paradigm Company Profile

Paradigm delivers positive customer outcomes through integrated software applications based on industry workflows. These applications are backed by comprehensive support and training.

An independent provider of solutions and services, Paradigm has close to 700 employees and a global network of sales, consulting and user support offices in 25 countries.

Our well-diversified, global upstream oil and gas exploration & production customer base includes over 650 national oil companies (NOCs), super-major exploration and production oil companies, medium-to-large independent exploration and production oil companies, and seismic processing service firms.

Paradigm is an active supporter of industry consortia and educational sponsorship in geophysical research and development.

Paradigm B.V. became a private entity in 2002 through an equity investment by Fox Paine & Company, LLC, a private equity company. In June 2012, Paradigm entered into an agreement to be acquired by a private equity consortium led by APAX, one of the world’s largest private equity groups.