Ion Geophysical Corporation News

ION, Greensea Ink Joint Marketing Agreement

ION Geophysical Corporation and Greensea Systems, Inc. will work together to provide underwater navigation solutions for manned and unmanned underwater vehicle operators under a new joint marketing agreement.The partnership will aim to accelerate the adoption of ION’s technologies into larger, less cyclic adjacent markets offshore and in the military while providing Greensea with options to integrate ION sensor technology into a growing number of navigation systems. Greensea and ION have already collaborated to integrate ION’s optical magnetic heading sensor into Greensea’s INSpect

Offshore seismic: File photo

Mitcham Acquires ION Seismic Resource Lines

Huntsville, Texas-based Mitcham Industries, Inc. inform that its subsidiary, Seamap Pte Ltd., which designs, manufactures and sells specialized marine seismic equipment, has acquired the marine energy source product lines from ION Geophysical Corporation. The product lines acquired are the Digishot energy source controller and the Sleeve Gun energy source, including related inventories, intellectual property, trade-marks and patents.   Guy Malden, Mitcham Industries' Executive Vice President Marine Systems, stated, "This transaction provides Seamap with important intellectual property

4,015 sq. km. regionally calibrated 3D, offshore Ireland

Multi-client 3D Seismic Survey Offshore Ireland

Joint effort with Polarcus to yield first major survey of highly-prospective area ION Geophysical Corporation announced it is collaborating with Polarcus to acquire a new 4,000 sq. km. 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore southwest Ireland, the first major survey of the significantly underexplored deepwater Southern Porcupine Basin. Drilling results in the area have proven the existence of a petroleum system, and 2D seismic data indicates significant sediments and prospective structures. The survey will leverage the geological knowledge gained from ION's Northeast AtlanticSPANTM 2D survey to

Polarcus Innovation in Seismic Vessel Design

Adira is a 3D/4D 12-14 streamer seismic research vessel capable of deploying up to 14 Sercel Sentinel solid streamers. The navigation system is ION Orca and the depth positioning system is of type ION DigiBIRD combined with DigiFIN lateral control and DigiRANGE acoustic ranging, supplied by ION Geophysical Corporation. The seismic air gun source is by Bolt Technology 1500-LL/1900-LLXT with dual sources. The source controller is a fully distributed digital gun Seamap GunLink 4000 controller. The seismic operation room is located midship over two decks in close vicinity to the seismic winches in the

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