Dawson Geophysical to Delay Release of First Quarter 2013 Results and Investor Conference Call

Dawson Geophysical to Delay Release of First Quarter 2013 Results and Investor
                               Conference Call

PR Newswire

MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 4, 2013

MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dawson Geophysical Company
(NASDAQ: DWSN - News) announced today that it will delay its release financial
results for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, the Company's first quarter
of fiscal 2013, until before the market opens on Friday, February 8, 2013.
The investor conference call to review the first quarter results will be held
on Friday, February 8, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.

Date:   Friday, February 8, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM ET
                9:00 AM CT
                8:00 AM MT
                7:00 AM PT
Call:       (877) 317-6789 (US/Canada) and (412) 317-6789 (International)
                Passcode 10024596
Internet:      Live and rebroadcast over the internet, log onto
                http://www.dawson3d.com
                Available until Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at (877)
Replay:      344-7529 (US/Canada) and (412) 317-0088 (International),
                Passcode 10024596, and available for 30 days on the Company's
                web site at http://www.dawson3d.com

Dawson Geophysical Company is a leading provider of U.S. onshore seismic data
acquisition services as measured by the number of active data acquisition
crews. Founded in 1952, Dawson acquires and processes 2-D, 3-D, and
multi-component seismic data solely for its clients, ranging from major oil
and gas companies to independent oil and gas operators as well as providers of
multi-client data libraries.

In accordance with the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Dawson Geophysical Company cautions that
statements in this press release which are forward-looking and which provide
other than historical information involve risks and uncertainties that may
materially affect the Company's actual results of operations. These risks
include but are not limited to, the volatility of oil and natural gas prices,
dependence upon energy industry spending, disruptions in the global economy,
industry competition, delays, reductions or cancellations of service
contracts, high fixed costs of operations, external factors affecting our
crews such as weather interruptions and inability to obtain land access rights
of way, whether we enter into turnkey or term contracts, crew productivity,
limited number of customers, credit risk related to our customers, the
availability of capital resources and operational disruptions. A discussion of
these and other factors, including risks and uncertainties, is set forth in
the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September30, 2012. Dawson
Geophysical Company disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

Company Contact:
Christina W. Hagan
Chief Financial Officer
(800) 332-9766
www.dawson3d.com

SOURCE Dawson Geophysical Company

Website: http://www.dawson3d.com