ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) today announced a joint agreement for ION to continue supplying Orca® software to PGS’ fleet for another five years. This contract extends the parties’ technology partnership in marine command and control solutions to over 30 years.
Orca seamlessly integrates and manages data and workflows for seismic data acquisition, enabling geophysical service providers to control operations in the most safe, efficient manner in increasingly diverse modes of acquisition. The system streamlines visibility and control to powerfully execute challenging geometries and multi-vessel operations while delivering simple, efficient processes for 2D, 3D and 4D acquisition. Orca’s automated workflows are designed to significantly improve seismic operational efficiency through reduced downtime, minimal infill, lower costs, and shorter cycle time.