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


Complements Kurt Marfurt's 2018 SEG DISC


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


The fourth in this workshop series


An excellent resource for both novices and professionals


Translated and updated from the original Chinese


Houston Annual Meeting exceeded post-Harvey expectations


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


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


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


Forty university students from around the world were awarded


Fifty university student leaders from around the world were awarded


Robert Stewart selected as SEG President-Elect


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


Author service aims at aiding researchers in sharing their work


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


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


Previously served as SEG/EAGE DISC instructor in 2006


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


The first revision issued by SEG in 15 years


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


Includes 10 competency models for key geoscience careers


SEG, in collaboration with SmartBrief, has launched SEG SmartBrief — a daily e-newsletter intended to provide relevant news to SEG members and the international community of geophysicists.


Longtime member will become second woman to serve as SEG President since the Society’s founding


Geophysics achieved the highest impact factor in the journal's history in 2015 with a rating of 2.017, according to the Science Edition of Thomson Reuters' InCites Journal Citation Reports. The previous high was 1.759 in 2013.


More than 1,100 submissions accepted for Annual Meeting in Dallas.


The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has announced its 2016 Honors and Awards recipients. This year, SEG is bestowing its highest honor, the Maurice Ewing Medal, on Arthur B. Weglein, who holds the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Chair in Physics at the University of Houston where he is a professor in the department of physics and the department of earth and atmospheric sciences. Established in 1978, the Maurice Ewing Medal is awarded to a person deserving of special recognition through having made major contributions to the advancement of exploration geophysics.


The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) today unveiled a new branding initiative designed to enhance the 86-year-old society’s tradition of excellence in providing technical, educational, and professional development resources to the global geophysics community.


More than 14,000 geologic maps from leading SEG journals added to the Geofacets platform


SEG journal examines the application of geophysics to oil and gas exploration in Australia in its just-published January 2016 issue.


The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded reaccreditation status to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

SEG in the News

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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