ION Geophyscial Corporation provides seismic acquisition equipment, software and planning and seismic processing services to the global oil and gas industry. ION Geophysical technologies and services are used by E&P companies and seismic acquisition contractors in order to generate high-resolution images of the subsurface during exploration, exploitation and production operations. The company s technologies are applied in both land and marine environments; in traditional two and three-dimensional surveys; and in rapidly growing areas, such as time-lapse reservoir monitoring and full-wave imaging. The company has headquarters in Houston has regional offices in Canada, Latin America, Europe, China, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IO.