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SEG Press Releases

SEG sells Geophysical Resource Center in Tulsa

5 November 2019

SEG headquarters staff will remain at the location

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SEG releases Numerical Modeling of Seismic Responses from Fractured Reservoirs by the Grid-characteristic Method

10 October 2019

Method facilitates a highly accurate computation of wave propagation that accounts for the multiple discreteness of the medium.

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SEG announces 2019 SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program travel grant award recipients

11 September 2019

Thirty university students from around the world were awarded a travel grant to attend the SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program 13-15 September 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Competition for the travel grant is highly competitive.

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SEG announces 2019 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium travel grant award recipients

11 September  2019

Fifty university student leaders from around the world were awarded an SEG travel grant to attend the SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium at the SEG Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

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SEG publishes book by Hill and Rüger

2 August 2019

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has published a new Course Notes book, Illustrated Seismic Processing: Volume 1, Imaging.

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Geophysics receives highest impact factor in journal’s history

27 June 2019

Interpretation impact factor also at record high.

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John Koehr named new SEG executive director

27 May 2019

Koehr will begin his tenure on 3 June 2019.

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SEG selects new Geophysics Editor-in-Chief

7 May 2019

Shragge begins to assemble his editorial team.

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Opening plenary session speakers announced for inaugural joint society data conference

8 April 2019

Energy in Data will explore the digital transformation in oil & gas

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Geophysics Editor-in-Chief adds associate editors

13 March 2019

Geophysics  Editor-in-Chief Valentina Socco has added several new associate editors to help with the continued increase in submissions.

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists announces USGS Director and former astronaut as 2019 Annual Meeting keynote speaker

16 January 2019

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists has secured Dr. James Reilly, Director of the United States Geological Survey, as keynote speaker for the SEG 2019 International Exposition and 89th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, to be held 15-20 September 2019.

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Geophysics adds to editorial team

16 January 2019

Associate editors shepherd through the review process papers related to their areas of expertise.

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New deputy associate editors for Interpretation

18 December 2018

Interpretation welcomes four new deputy associate editors to help shepherd technical papers through the review process.

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SEG Women’s Network Committee announces events at SEG18

17 September 2018

Includes a short course, special session, and 8th Networking Event of the SEG Women's Network

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Geophysics announces 2018 Reviewer of the Year

17 September 2018

Julián L. Gómez has been named the 2018 Geophysics Reviewer of the Year by Editor-in-Chief Valentina Socco.

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SEG debuts Business of Applied Geophysics Plenary Sessions at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Anaheim

30 August 2018

Sessions to focus on the business impact of applied geophysics for the oil and gas industry

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SEG announces results of 2018-2019 Board of Directors election

9 August 2018

Richard D. Miller selected as SEG President-elect

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Interpretation leadership team set for 2019–2021

11 July 2018

SEG and AAPG have appointed Nemeth and Marfurt to journal posts

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2018 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium travel grant award recipients announced

26 June 2018

50 university student leaders from around the world were awarded the grant

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2018 SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program travel grant award recipients announced

26 June 2018

30 university students from around the world were awarded the grant

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SEG announces 2018 Honors and Awards recipients

22 June 2018

Introducing the inaugural Craig J. Beasley Award for Social Contribution

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SEG releases The Seismic Signal and Its Meaning

8 June 2018

A translation of the second edition of Análise do Sinal Sísmico, published in Portuguese by Sociedade Brasileira de Geofísica (SBGf).

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SEG’s Geoscientists Without Borders® program receives funding from ConocoPhillips

18 May 2018

The gift provides $100,000 per year for three years

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The SEG Wiki exceeds 100,000 lifetime edits

4 April 2018

Active community editing is the single greatest indicator of a healthy, sustainable wiki

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SEG releases Introduction to Petroleum Seismology, second edition

30 March 2018

First edition chapters have been expanded, 12 new chapters added

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Geophysics shifts to double-blind review process

9 March 2018

The change from single- to double-blind review aims at reducing positive or negative bias that might affect the review process

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SEG publishes 2018 Distinguished Instructor Short Course book

15 February 2018

Complements Kurt Marfurt's 2018 SEG DISC

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SEG Publishes Special Section on Induced Seismicity

5 February 2018

Papers published in the February 2018 issue of The Leading Edge focus on case histories, risk mitigation

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SPE/SEG workshop to focus on injection-induced seismicity

24 October 2017

The fourth in this workshop series

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SEG releases Basic Geophysics by Enders A. Robinson and Dean Clark

18 October 2017

An excellent resource for both novices and professionals

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SEG releases High-resolution Seismic Exploration by Qing-Zhong Li

6 October 2017

Translated and updated from the original Chinese

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SEG celebrates successful 2017 Annual Meeting, announces 2018 Annual Meeting in Anaheim

5 October 2017

Houston Annual Meeting exceeded post-Harvey expectations

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation provides donations totaling $100,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief

14 September 2017

Houston Food Bank and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund are recipients

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists releases Microseismic Monitoring by Vladimir Grechka and Werner M. Heigl

6 September 2017

Written for geophysicists interested in learning and applying advanced microseismic data processing techniques.

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SEG Board votes to proceed with Houston Annual Meeting

7 September 2017

Board of Directors has decided to hold the SEG International Exposition and 87th Annual Meeting as scheduled, 24-29 September 2017.

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SEG EVOLVE Program prepares next generation E&P professionals to embrace digital technologies for project workflows

23 August 2017

EVOLVE offers a direct experience in conducting multi-discipline subsurface integration projects using actual seismic, geological and wellbore data.

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SEG announces 2017 SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program travel grant award recipients

8 August 2017

Forty university students from around the world were awarded

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SEG announces 2017 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium travel grant award recipients

8 August 2017

Fifty university student leaders from around the world were awarded

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SEG announces results of board election

7 August 2017

Robert Stewart selected as SEG President-Elect

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The spirit of innovation remains strong in the geophysics community

15 June 2017

Our profession is positioned to make major contributions to solving the challenges facing society.

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Free author service Kudos launched in the SEG Library

5 June 2017

Author service aims at aiding researchers in sharing their work

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SEG announces 2017 Honors and Awards recipients

25 May 2017

Recipients will be honored Tuesday, 26 September at the SEG International Exposition and 87th Annual Meeting

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SEG announces 2017 Annual Meeting keynote speaker

24 May 2017

Stephen Greenlee, President of ExxonMobil Exploration Company and Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation will address attendees

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Kurt Marfurt to return as SEG 2018 Distinguished Instructor

8 May 2017

Previously served as SEG/EAGE DISC instructor in 2006

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Record-breaking number of abstract submissions received for the SEG 2017 Annual Meeting and International Exposition in Houston

13 April 2017

Surpassed previous record of 1,649 submissions for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Denver

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SEG releases revision to SEG-Y data-exchange format

12 April 2017

The first revision issued by SEG in 15 years

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ statement on the March for Science

11 April 2017

SEG intends for all stakeholders to view the Society as the source of choice for valid information and analysis

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SEG in the News

Evolving the Future Workforce in Oil and Gas
GEOExPro Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2019

The E&P industry is facing major changes due to the departure of many experienced professionals, resulting in limited or non-existent access to mentors for new hires and early career staff transitioning from the academic to the business world. Universities rightly focus on theoretical foundations and principles, but have limited time to teach the practical exploration technical and business workflows used by oil companies.

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SEG 2018 to feature troubleshooting technologies
E&P Magazine, 1 October 2018

Thousands of professionals within the geosciences sector gather annually to learn industry best practices with the newest technologies. This year, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Exposition and 88th Annual Meeting is taking place Oct. 14-19 in Anaheim, Calif.

The following is a sampling of some of the latest technologies and products that will be showcased at the SEG conference.

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Geoscientists Without Borders has Tulsa ties but worldwide reach
Tulsa World, 10 July 2018

Geoscientists Without Borders®, an idea conceived and nurtured by an international organization based in Tulsa, has helped far more than 1 million people around the world in the past decade.

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How are earthquakes affecting Oklahoma's infrastructure? Expert says it's a 'huge' issue
Tulsa World, 19 May 2018

Experts review damage to infrastructure that may accumulate over time

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Proposed fee would require some companies to fund state's seismic monitoring network to mitigate man-made earthquakes
Tulsa World, 19 February 2018

Recent research underscores and continues to build a scientific basis for the benefits of a bolstered array. The research was conducted by scientists at Stanford University and was published this month in The Leading Edge, a publication of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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Geophysicist visits Tulsa to talk earthquakes, injection wells
KRMG, 8 November 2017

Tuesday, a geophysicist with an international reputation visited Tulsa as part of a North American lecture tour sponsored by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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‘It All Relies On Geophysical Data’
E&P, 1 November 2017

“Geophysical data are a part of everything that we do,” Stephen Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Co., told a roomful of people gathered for the opening session of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and Annual Meeting in September.

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