Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Dawson Geophysical Company (the “Company”), a Texas corporation, is a leading provider of onshore seismic data acquisition and processing services in the lower 48 states of the United States. Founded in 1952, we acquire and process 2-D, 3-D and multi-component seismic data for our clients, ranging from major oil and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators, as well as providers of multi-client data libraries. During 2012, we entered the Canadian market by forming a new Canadian subsidiary. Over the past few years the focus of our efforts has shifted between natural gas and oil-based exploration projects. Natural gas projects were our primary focus until late 2008. Since that time, we have experienced a gradual shift in activity to oil exploration, which has accelerated as oil prices have remained at a relatively high level in 2010, 2011 and 2012 while natural gas prices have been relatively low during these periods. ... More ...