About Paradigm

True industry leadership.

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Paradigm® is the largest independent developer of software-enabled solutions to the global oil and gas industry. For over 30 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.

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 over 600 employees and a global network of sales, consulting and user support offices in 28 countries.

Our well-diversified, global upstream oil and gas exploration & production customer base includes over 700 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.

Innovation Ecosystem: 3P’s for Sustainability

Investing in an Innovation EcosystemParadigm has an Innovation Ecosystem around what we call the “3 P’s for Sustainability.” We are opting to invest in our Platform by continually upgrading towards open interoperability, to drive collaborative and accelerated innovation.  We are forging Partnerships to develop and commercialize new industry capabilities and delivery options.  And we are focusing on the quality of our People, both within Paradigm and through our extended network, to hone our technical expertise and grow our services footprint.

We believe that by creating this extended ecosystem – Partners and People enabled by a world-class Platform – we are creating a hub not just for driving innovation, but also for leveraging the broad expertise in the industry, to create capabilities that are rapidly being adopted by customers, with tangible results.