History of Ikon Science, rock physics experts
  • 2001

    Employees: 5

    • January 4th - Ikon Science is formed (Emerging from Troy-Ikoda)
    • March 13th - 1st Sale of RokDoc
  • 2002

    Employees: 7

    • February 13th - Enterprise take Equity stake - Shell Tech Ventures
    • November 1st Shell take global release of RokDoc
  • 2003

    Employees: 9

    • January 1st - Services Team Start Business
  • 2004

    Employees: 20

    • March 16th - US office is opened
    • December 12th - UK moves to Teddington Office
  • 2005

    Employees: 30

    • July 15th - Asia office is Opened
    • December 1st - Ikon Science acquires GeoPressure Technology
  • 2006

    Employees: 55

    • February 1st - Ikon & BG Link. RokDoc & Petrel
  • 2007

    Employees: 55

    • January 1st - Australia office opens
    • December 1st - Ikon Science acquires GeoPressure Technology
  • 2008

    Employees: 87

    • October 10th - Flemming Family & Partners become core investors
  • 2009

    Employees: 78

    • January 1st - 1st MultiClient Study released
    • May 5th - Ikon Science acquires GeoPatterns Technology
    • December 12th - RokDoc & Statoil combine technology and make RokDoc the most powerful rock physics technology on the market
  • 2010

    Employees: 90

  • 2011

    Employees: 112

    • February 2nd - Niger Delta pressure study released
    • March 3rd - Brasil office opened
    • March 20th - Corporate rebrand
  • 2012

    Employees: 170

    • March 16th - Indonesia Office Opened
    • July 20th - Ikon Science acquires JRS Petroleum in Adelaide
    • September 4th - Canada Office Opened
    • October 17th - Norway Office Opened
  • 2013

    Employees: 190

    • November 1st - Ikon Science acquires real-time capabilities from Terra GeoTech (now RokDoc RT)
  • 2014

    Employees: 206

    • December 28th - Ikon Science releases Ji-Fi, a revolution in seismic inversion
  • 2015

    Employees: 230

    • Middle East office opened
    • QI technology partnership with Schlumberger launched
    • December - Director of R&D is made SEG Honorary Lecturer
  • 2016

    Employees: 118

    • January - SEG Honorary lecture tour begins
    • February – “Geo’s between Jobs” initiative launched
    • March - Advanced Well-tie Broadband technology launched
    • April - Ikon Science wins Durham University Chancellor's Circle Award
    • May – Dr. Denis Saussus, Chief Technology Officer appointed to the Board of Directors and David Flett appointed as President Middle East and Central Asia, in addition to his current role as President Asia Pacific
    • October 19th - RokDoc Ji-Fi wins Institute of Physics Innovation Award 2016
    • Ovember 14th - RokDoc Ji-Fi wins Energy Institute Technology Award
    • November - Ikon Science is honoured at Colorado State University
  • 2017

    • January 6th – Ikon Science HQ moves London offices
    • February 27th – Mark Bashforth joins Ikon Science as CEO and becomes a member of the Board of Directors. Former CEO Martyn Millwood Hargrave becomes Executive Chairman & Founder, following the retirement of Peter Dolan, previously Non-Executive Chairman
    • March - RokDoc Ji-Fi wins a 2017 Harts E&P Special Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation
    • April 1st - FairfieldNodal and Ikon Science team up to offer complete reservoir services to the oil and gas industry