Our steadfast commitment to safety and environmental stewardship can be seen in every project we undertake.


SAExploration operates seismic acquisition programs across logistically challenging terrain, heavily cultured areas, transition zones and shallow water. Our spectrum of services is delivered globally by a team of the most skilled and experienced personnel you’ll find.

From head office to deep in the field, an overarching culture of integrity, respect, honesty and reliability underpins every task we undertake at SAExploration. Steadfast adherence to this culture allows us to build close-knit crews and foster solid customer relationships. It enables us to effect positive change in the remote communities where we operate. It empowers us to provide an unsurpassed set of offerings.

Our spectrum of fully integrated seismic acquisition services includes program planning and permitting, program design, logistics management, HSE management, camp services, survey, drilling, recording, in-field processing and QC. We’re well-known for our ability to operate successfully in complex environments through close collaboration with our customers, through inclusion and support of host communities, and through best practices environmental stewardship.

With more than 2,000 employees working in ten countries around the globe, SAExploration helps meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Strategic Statement

At SAExploration, our value add for our customers is a material reduction of the following exploration and production risks:

Exploration Risk:

We deliver consistently high quality seismic data utilizing the most advanced technology available

Data Acquisition Risk:

We fulfill our promises regarding the timing, quality and scope of our services.

Reputation Risk:

We attract and retain highly skilled and experienced professionals who embody SAE’s strong focus on client service, safety and environmental safeguards. Rest assured that we’ll deliver 100 per cent and more on each and every contract.

QHSE Risk:

We place the highest priority on the health and safety of our workforce, the protection of our assets, the environment, and the communities in which we conduct our work. Collectively, we demonstrate continual improvement in all QHSE aspects.

We seek to maximize our return on investment by continuing to pursue excellence in the following activities:

• Building and maintaining mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with our clients
• Aggressively marketing our capabilities and client-value added proposition
• Continually monitoring technological developments in the industry
• Implementing cutting-edge technologies that can give us a competitive advantage
• Sharing best practices across regions to ensure consistent delivery of exceptional service
• Continuing to seek innovative ideas to reduce seasonal gaps in equipment utilization rates