Per Avseth is a geophysical advisor at Tullow Oil in Oslo, Norway, and adjunct professor in geophysics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. Per received his M.Sc. in Applied Petroleum Geosciences from NTNU in 1994, and his Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University, California, in 2000. Per worked as a research geophysicist at Norsk Hydro in Bergen, 2001-2006, and a consultant at Rock Physics Technology (2006-2008) and Odin Petroleum (2008-2012) in Bergen, Norway. Per’s research interests include applied rock physics and AVO analysis, for quantitative seismic exploration and reservoir characterization.