DWSN - Dawson Geophysical Company

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Dawson Geophysical Company

508 West Wall
Suite 800
Midland, TX 79701
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryOil & Gas Equipment & Services
Full Time Employees851

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Stephen C. JumperChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres398.21kN/A1961
Mr. Wayne A. WhitenerExec. Vice Chairman324.55kN/A1952
Mr. James K. BrataCFO, Exec. VP, Treasurer and Sec.234.13kN/A1955
Mr. C. Ray TobiasChief Operating Officer and Exec. VP305.38kN/A1957
Mr. James Walter ThomasCTO & Exec. VPN/AN/A1954
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.


Dawson Geophysical Company provides onshore seismic data acquisition services in the continental United States and Canada. The company acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and multi-component seismic data for its clients, including oil and gas companies, and independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. It operates seismic crews that supply seismic data primarily to companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas on land and in land-to-water transition areas. The company also serves the potash mining industry. As of December 31, 2016, it operated seven seismic crews, consisting of three crews in the United States and four crews in Canada. Dawson Geophysical Company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas with three additional offices in Denison, Houston, and Plano, Texas, as well as two additional offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Denver, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

Dawson Geophysical Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.