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Ion Geophysical's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ion Geophysical Corp. ( IO)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 16, 2012 11:00 AM


Jack Lascar – IR

Brian Hanson – President, CEO

Greg Heinlein – CFO and SVP


James West – Barclay's Capital

Georg Venturatos – Johnson Rice & Company



Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the ION Geophysical's Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. (Operator Instructions). Following the presentation the conference will be opened for questions. This conference is being recorded today, Thursday, February 16, 2012.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Jack Lascar. Please go ahead.

Jack Lascar

Thank you, Alisa. Good morning and welcome to ION Geophysical Corporation's fourth quarter 2011 earnings conference call. We appreciate you joining us today. Your hosts today are Brian Hanson, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Greg Heinlein, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Before I turn the call over to management, I have a few items to cover. If you would like to listen to a replay of today's call, it is available via webcast by going to the Investor Relations section of the company's website at, or via a recorded instant replay until March 1, 2012. The information was provided in yesterday's earnings release. I should also point out that we will be using some PowerPoint slides to accompany today's call. They are accessible via a link on the Investor Relation's page of ION website.

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