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Dawson Geophysical Company (DWSN)

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Dawson Geophysical Company
508 West Wall
Suite 800
Midland, TX 79701
United States - Map
Phone: 432-684-3000
Fax: 432-684-3030

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
Full Time Employees:1,252

Business Summary 

Dawson Geophysical Company provides onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services in the United States and Canada. It acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and multi-component seismic data for its clients ranging from oil and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators, as well as the providers of multi-client data libraries. The company’s 2-D method collects seismic data to generate a single plane of subsurface seismic data; and 3-D method creates a volume of seismic data, which produces precise images of the earth’s subsurface. As of September 30, 2013, it operated approximately 14 3-D seismic data acquisition crews in the lower 48 states; 1 seismic data acquisition crew during the Canadian winter season; and a seismic data processing center. Dawson Geophysical Company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas with additional offices in Houston, Denver, Oklahoma City, and Pittsburgh.

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Corporate Governance 
Dawson Geophysical Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 6.
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Mr. Stephen C. Jumper , 53
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Ms. Christina W. Hagan , 59
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Exec. VP and Sec.
Mr. C. Ray Tobias , 57
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. James Walter Thomas , 60
Chief Technology Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Kermit S. Forsdick , 63
Sr. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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