ION Geophysical Corp.
ION Geophysical Corp. engages in providing acquisition equipment, software, planning and seismic processing services to the global energy industry. The company's products, technologies and services are used by oil and gas exploration, production companies and seismic acquisition contractors to generate images of the earth's subsurface during exploration, exploitation and production operations and its services are intended to measure and interpret seismic data about rock and fluid properties. It operates through four business segments: Solutions, Systems, Software and Legacy Land Systems. The Solutions segment includes advanced seismic data processing services for marine and land environments, reservoir solutions, onboard processing, quality control, seismic data libraries and Integrated Seismic Solutions. The Systems segment includes towed streamer, redeployable ocean bottom cable seismic data acquisition systems, shipboard recorders, streamer positioning, control systems, energy sources and analog geophone sensors. The Software segment comprises of software systems and related services for navigation and data management involving towed marine streamer and seabed operations. The INOVA Geophysical segment consists of cable-based, cableless and radio-controlled seismic data acquisition systems, digital sensors, vibroseis vehicles and source controllers for detonator and energy sources business lines. ION Geophysical was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.