The seismic company TGS and oil company EPH are accused of tax evasion by the Authorities for Economical Criminality. TGS is accused of illegitimately selling seismic data and services to EPH for tax benefits. Both companies refuse the charges. According to the authorities, the former CEO of TGS and former CFO of EPH have contributed to tax evasions of NOK 300 million (€ 33.6 million). As of now, the companies are fined NOK 85 million (€ 9.5 million) respectively.