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Donald A. Herron

Don Herron received a Bachelor of Science degree (with honors) in geological sciences from Brown University in 1971 and a Master of Science degree in geological sciences from the California Institute of Technology in 1973.  He enjoyed a career as a seismic interpreter at Texaco from 1973-1977, Gulf from 1977-1984, and most recently Sohio/BP from 1984-2008.  Following retirement from BP he was a geoscience consultant for Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) from 2008-2017 and also worked with several major oil companies as a seismic interpretation instructor.  He was co-instructor for the SEG Continuing Education course “Seismic Interpretation in the Exploration Domain” from 1995-2007.  He was a member of the Editorial Board of The Leading Edge from 2002–2007 (chairman in 2006-2007), and currently is an Assistant Editor for the joint SEG-AAPG journal Interpretation.  He writes the bi-monthly “Interpreter Sam” column in The Leading Edge, and also is the author of SEG Geophysical Monograph Series #15, The Misadventures of Interpreter Sam, Geophysical Monograph Series #16, First Steps in Seismic Interpretation, and Geophysical Monograph Series #20, Interpreter Sam Carries On.  He is currently an independent geophysical consultant and an active member of SEG, AAPG, GSH and Sigma Xi.

10300 Town Park Dr. Ste SE 1000
Houston, TX 77072
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