Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   November 6, 2012

Mitcham Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Texas 000-25142 76-0210849
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
8141 SH 75 South, P.O. Box 1175, Huntsville, Texas   77342
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   936-291-2277

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

The Company has entered into new Equipment Purchase Agreements with Sercel, Inc. and Sercel S.A. relating to the Unite cable-free recording system and the DSU3 three-component digital recording system. Under the terms of the agreements the Company is the exclusive authorized third party lessor for the DSU3 product through December 31, 2013 and for the Unite product through September 30, 2014. The Company has agreed to purchase certain quantities of each of the products during the term of the agreements.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Mitcham Industries, Inc.
November 13, 2012   By:   Robert P. Capps
        Name: Robert P. Capps
        Title: Executive Vice President and CFO