With deep sadness, Mitcham Industries, Inc. announced on September 21, 2015, that President and CEO Billy F. Mitcham Jr. has passed away. Mr. Mitcham, the original founder of the Company, served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1987 until his untimely and unexpected death. During his more than 35-year tenure at Mitcham Industries, he was instrumental in building the company into the largest independent lessor of advanced seismic equipment to the global seismic industry.
A Scholarship fund has been set up in Billy's name through the Society of Exploration Geophysicists' Foundation. If you'd like to give to this scholarship fund, you can follow the link below. After clicking on the link, click on the "SEG Program Support" button and then select the "Billy F. Mitcham, Jr. Scholarship Fund" from the drop down menu. The link to the SEG Foundation page is seg.org/donate.
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Mitcham Industries, Inc., engages in the lease, sale, and servicing of equipment to the seismic industry worldwide. It also sells new and used seismic equipment, as well as designs, manufactures, and sells marine seismic equipment. The company leases and sells geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, as well as in transition zones and marine areas. Its land equipment lease pool includes seismic recording land channels, geophones and cables, and other peripheral equipment; lease pool of marine seismic equipment comprises streamers, air compressors, air guns, streamer positioning equipment, energy source controllers, and other equipment; and marine lease pool consists of seismic source acquisition and control systems designed to provide operators of marine seismic surveys control of energy sources and GPS tracking system used to provide precise positioning of seismic sources and streamers. Mitcham Industries also serves environmental agencies, government agencies, and universities. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Huntsville, Texas.