Tour ION’s data library featuring programs in Africa, the Arctic, Latin America, the Gulf of Mexico, India, Asia Pacific, the North Atlantic, and more.
Our seismic programs provide a holistic understanding of the petroleum systems off the western and eastern coasts of Africa and help operators assess the hydrocarbon potential of this region.
CongoSPAN consists of two phases totaling over 27,000 kilometers of data acquired off the coasts of Angola, Congo, and Gabon.
Located offshore Madagascar, Kenya, and Tanzania, East AfricaSPSAN is a regional seismic program and geologic study designed to understand large-scale hydrocarbon potential.
EquatorSPAN is a 2D seismic program set in the equatorial Atlantic margin providing greater insight of the tectonic architecture of the West African Gulf of Guinea margin.
NigeriaSPAN is a basin-scale 2D seismic program in the Gulf of Guinea and is showing great new plays in deeper shelf, deepwater Nigeria and JDZ and Sao Tome and Principe.
LibyaSPAN provides a comprehensive picture of the geology north of the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea.
Consisting of 11,000 km of data, NamibiaSPAN provides insight into the architecture of various basins along the Namibian margin.
East Africa Lakes Reprocessing survey contains approximately 6,800 km of reprocessed legacy data.
MS & CROP reprocessing results tie seamlessly together, creating a consistent regional seismic framework with modern imaging that covers the entire eastern and central Mediterranean Sea.
ArcticSPAN is comprised of several large-scale programs of deeply imaged seismic data covering the Beaufort-MacKenzie, Banks Island, Chukchi, East Greenland Rift, and Danmarkshavn basins.
BeaufortSPAN consists of over 23,000 km of deeply imaged regional data that has fundamentally changed the understanding of the production potential of the MacKenzie Delta, Beaufort Passive, and the Banks Island Basin area.
By tying into the five critical wells in the Chukchi Basin, ChukchiSPAN helps define the resource potential of the region's petroleum systems from the Barrow Arch in the east to the Russian border in the west.
Northeast GreenlandSPAN is largely comprised of data acquired through ION's proprietary acquisition technology and provides critical insight into this highly potential but challenging region.
Eastern Russia ArcticSPAN (ERAS) programs extend from the Laptev Sea eastward to the Chukchi Shelf. With approximately 17,000 km of data, the programs provide the most complete geologic portrayal of the region.
ION Geophysical offers a series of seismic data programs in the Asia Pacific region that provides E&P operators the insight into the petroleum systems of the region.
BightSPAN is a regional geologic study comprised of 2D seismic data mapping the active petroleum systems and identifying potential limits of new and existing plays.
ION's GeoVentures team has designed unique programs in Europe and the Middle East that provide an improved understanding of the geologic evolution and basin architecture of these regions.
Northeast AtlanticSPAN is a regional 2D seismic survey that provides a highly consistent dataset designed to image the less explored areas recognized to contain hydrocarbon potential beneath thick basalts.
PolandSPAN is multi-phased program that will provide the foundation of integrated geologic knowledge and a consistent seismic framework from which to build future studies.
A new 4,000 sq. km. 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore southwest
, the first major survey of the significantly underexplored deep-water
Southern Porcupine Basin
New high-quality data from this seismic survey data provides critical insights into this complicated, prolific area, modifying existing theories about the geologic structures of the Black Sea.
Acquired in two phases, IndiaSPAN is a regional seismic data program and geologic study covering the major basins off the east and west coasts of India.
Covering a number of key regions in North America, ION Geophysical's seismic data programs are comprised of both offshore and onshore, 2D BasinSPAN and 3D ResSCAN programs.
The Gulf of Mexico BasinSPAN suite of programs provide an unprecedented view of the entire Gulf of Mexico Basin.
NovaSPAN provides a comprehensive understanding into the geologic evolution and basin architecture of the margins of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
ION's multi-client surveys in the Marcellus shale provide operators a better understanding of the play to determine acreage assessment, identify optimum well locations, and maximize production.
ION's NiobraraSCAN 3D multi-client seismic survey features densely-sampled, 3C seismic data for better characterization of the highly fractured Niobrara Formation.
ION's GeoVentures team custom-designed seismic programs that provide a holistic understanding of the petroleum systems off the coasts of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and in the areas of the southern Caribbean and northern margin of South America.
ArgentineSPAN provides and improved understanding of the geologic evolution of the Argentine Atlantic margin and its deep basin architecture.
The programs off the coast of Brazil provide a comprehensive understanding of Brazil's highly productive petroleum systems.
PeruSPAN is a program designed to acquire multi-client, 2D seismic data to improve understanding of the region's tectonics as well as new and existing play types offshore Peru.
ION’s GuyanaSPAN and French Guiana Reprocessing programs include over 7,000 km of newly acquired and newly depth-migrated data. Combined with adjacent data in offshore Brazil, the programs provide an advanced geologic framework of the petroleum systems of the region.
ION’s Caribbean programs include over 20,000 km of newly depth-migrated data, providing a true, regional dataset that delivers a more accurate understanding of the regional geology and basin architecture in the area.
UruguaySPAN provides a coherent seismic dataset across the Punta del Este Basin and provides a tie to Argentina and Brazil.
ION Geophysical delivers a full suite of seismic data processing services through a seasoned team of experts who share an uncompromising commitment to provide the highest quality image.
By enhancing the signal-to-noise ratio, ION's imaging services group is able to optimize seismic data for advanced pre-stack time and depth imaging.
As one of the industry leaders in pre-stack depth migration and reverse time migration (RTM), ION's imaging services group provides advanced land and marine imaging to solve the toughest imaging challenges.
By utilizing full azimuth and multicomponent data, ION helps E&P operators solve exploration challenges and reduce drilling risk by providing a more complete understanding of the reservoir.
ION’s imaging services group has the tools, knowledge, and experience to help E&P operators better understand the geology of unconventional reservoirs including shale and tight gas plays, enabling them to maximize exploration and production.
ION offers advanced seismic data processing with vast experience in critical marine processing techniques, including subsalt imaging.
ION has developed a comprehensive suite of advanced algorithms that leverage both P-wave and converted wave data to dramatically improve complex subsurface imaging and reservoir attribute analysis in the seabed environment.
ION applies several proprietary processing technologies to successfully overcome the geophysical challenge of removing multiples, ghosts and complex noise unique to seismic data acquired near and under arctic ice.
ION’s Reservoir Services team provides a range of offerings, from individual services such as simultaneous inversions or pore pressure prediction, to fully integrated interpretations including selection of optimized well locations.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team has extensive experience in the complex process of regional rock physics studies involving log processing, rock physics modeling, seismic modeling and verification.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team offers a variety of different inversions including acoustic impedance, shear impedance, elastic, simultaneous and joint inversions.
ION's GX Technology has developed next-generation AVO tools and approaches that extend the utility and application of the technique.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team provides advanced attribute analysis of key seismic attributes to identify and distinguish important reservoir and lithology characteristics.
ION’s Reservoir Solutions team has extensive experience in fracture detection in tight sands, shale plays, and carbonate reservoirs and can provide enhanced fracture detection to optimize drilling plans.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team is uniquely qualified to help E&P operators understand the geology of unconventional reservoirs, including shale plays, and to help maximize exploration and production of these reservoirs.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team is dedicated to developing and implementing proven and innovative interpretation techniques from geologic analysis and lithologic mapping to fracture detection and production optimization.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team of experienced geoscientists delivers solutions to E&P challenges in time and depth seismic imaging, geology, geostatistics, petrophysics, geophysics, reservoir engineering and simulation, and petroleum economics.
ION's Reservoir Solutions group uses a high-resolution pore pressure prediction workflow to prepare an un-risked reconnaissance 3D pore pressure prediction.
ION's Reservoir Solutions team offers fully integrated design, processing, and interpretation services to maximize the value of your Vertical Seismic Profiles (VSP) investment.
A fully integrated OBS solution, including survey design and planning, data acquisition, data processing, interpretation and reservoir services, delivering superior OBS data for enhanced reservoir understanding.
Data acquisition is the foundation of the seismic lifecycle. It is critical that accurate decisions are made as part of the acquisition design process. ION's MESA software addresses those needs for both land and marine projects by optimizing survey design and planning to deliver the right information to help make those critical decisions.
ION offers a comprehensive set of survey planning, modeling and analysis tools designed to deliver the best images as cost effectively as possible.
MESA survey design software provides unprecedented design, planning, and modeling capabilities for land and marine acquisition projects.
Comprehensive suite of products addresses the navigation requirements of 2D, 3D, and 4D seismic surveys for both towed streamer and ocean bottom seismic (OBS) operations.
Orca is the recognised industry standard for Command & Control for all towed streamer seismic configurations and mission critical operations.
Gator is recognised as the benchmark, fully integrated Command & Control software package for all seabed survey operations.
ION provides state of the art hardware and radio network solutions to support acquisition projects. ION’s engineers have over 30 years’ experience of designing, prototyping and certifying ruggedized hardware to the oil and gas industry.
Marlin is a secure cloud-based solution designed to maximize the safety and efficiency of complex offshore operations, which automatically integrates theatre-wide data sources in real-time with operational plans.
Our commitment to delivering industry leading products is reinforced by the customer service and support we provide. Our engineers are dedicated to providing quality support delivered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
ION's industry-leading towed streamer acquisition seismic technology enables superior marine seismic data to be acquired safely and efficiently.
ION's next-generation solid streamer system enables customers to acquire cost-effective data while protecting the environment.
Orca is the next-generation command and control system for modern 2D, 3D, 4D, and wide-azimuth towed streamer surveys.
ION delivers reliable streamer positioning systems that optimize survey efficiency, improve resolution and repeatability, and minimize costs and risks.
Marlin for simultaneous operations provides situational awareness to Offshore Installation Managers (OIMs) and seismic contractors by comprehending the acquisition plan in the context of simultaneous operations.
ION provides ocean bottom seismic acquisition systems and services to overcome the toughest geophysical imaging challenges.
Gator II command and control meets the challenges of distributed, multi-vessel seabed, transition zone, and electromagnetic data acquisition.
ION provides geophones and ancillary geophone equipment to capture high-quality data in any seismic data acquisition environment.