Dawson Geophysical Announces Purchase of GSX Multi-Channel Equipment

     Dawson Geophysical Announces Purchase of GSX Multi-Channel Equipment

PR Newswire

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 11, 2013

MIDLAND, Texas, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dawson Geophysical Company
(NASDAQ:DWSN) today announced it has placed an order with Geospace
Technologies for 9,000 stations of its three-channel GSX wireless recording
system. The order includes sensors, batteries, trailers and accompanying
system electronics. Delivery of the order is expected to occur in the
Company's first fiscal quarter of 2014 ending December 31, 2013.

Stephen Jumper, President and Chief Executive Officer said, "With the addition
of these 9,000 stations of three-channel GSX and the 1,000 stations acquired
in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2013, we will own 17,000 stations of
multi-channel GSR/GSX wireless equipment. As previously announced, a portion
of this equipment is anticipated to be deployed this winter season in Canada
for several multi-channel projects, while the balance will remain in the U.S.
to be deployed on a large multi-channel project in late fiscal first quarter
2014 and on subsequent microseismic applications. It is anticipated that this
purchase will represent the largest item within our board-approved $35 million
fiscal 2014 capital expenditure budget. Capital expenditures for fiscal 2013
were approximately $52 million."

About Dawson
Dawson Geophysical Company is a leading provider of onshore seismic data
acquisition services in the lower 48 states of the United States and Canada.
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

Forward-Looking Statements
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.

SOURCE Dawson Geophysical Company

Website: http://www.dawson3d.com
Contact: Stephen C. Jumper, CEO and President, Christina W. Hagan, Chief
Financial Officer, (800) 332-9766, www.dawson3d.com
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