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Last $4.50 USD
Change Today +0.03 / 0.67%
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Dawson Geophysical Company provides seismic data acquisition services; and sells gravity data in the continental United States and Canada. 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, 2014, it operated eight seismic crews consisting of three crews in the United States and five crews in Canada. Dawson Geophysical Company was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

1,149 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/15/14
Founded in 1952

dawson geophysical co (DWSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $466.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $316.6K
Chief Accounting Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.9K
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $240.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

dawson geophysical co (DWSN) Key Developments

Dawson Geophysical Company Presents at Raymond James & Associates 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, Mar-02-2015 09:50 AM

Dawson Geophysical Company Presents at Raymond James & Associates 36th Annual Institutional Investors Conference, Mar-02-2015 09:50 AM. Venue: JW Marriott Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837, United States. Speakers: Stephen C. Jumper, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.

Dawson Geophysical Company Announces Executive Changes

On February 11, 2015, pursuant to the previously announced agreement and plan of merger, dated October 8, 2014, by and among Dawson Operating Company, Dawson Geophysical Company, and Riptide Acquisition Corp. and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dawson (merger sub), merger sub was merged with and into the company, with the company continuing after the merger as the surviving entity and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dawson. Pursuant to the merger agreement, at the effective Time, Craig W. Cooper, Gary M. Hoover, Ph.D., Ted R. North, Tim C. Thompson and Mark A. Vander Ploeg, who were members of the company's board of directors immediately prior to the Effective Time, and C. Ray Tobias, James W. Thomas and K.S. Forsdick, who were officers of the company immediately prior to the effective time, ceased to be directors and officers of the company. Pursuant to the merger agreement, Wayne A. Whitener and C. Ray Tobias have been elected to the company's board of directors. Also pursuant to the merger agreement, James K. Brata was appointed as the company's Chief Financial Officer, replacing Christina W. Hagan, who continues in her role as the company's Secretary and who was also appointed Chief Accounting Officer of the company. James K. Brata is Dawson's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He served as Secretary and Treasurer of Dawson from March 2009 to February 2015; Chief Financial Officer of Dawson since October 2008; Vice President of Dawson since June 2008. Prior to joining Dawson, Mr. Brata served in a variety of capacities at publicly traded companies including Sport Supply Group, Research Institute of America, Compaq Computer Corporation, and Mitchell Energy and Development Corporation.

Dawson Geophysical Company Approves Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation

Dawson Geophysical Company announced that at the special meeting of shareholders held on February 9, 2015, the company approved an amendment to Dawson's Second Restated Articles of Incorporation to change the name of Dawson to Dawson Operating Company'' immediately prior to the Merger and make other technical amendments to conform with the requirements of the Texas Business Organizations Code.


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