Advances in Land Seismic Data Processing

3-5 Dec 2018 | Kuwait City, Kuwait

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3-5 Dec 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Registration Categories

Registration fee includes: coffee breaks (during meeting), lunches (Monday-Wednesday) and icebreaker on Monday

Full Registration Fee
begins 3 November 2018
US $1,350 (non-members) | US $1,250 (members)

Student/Academia Registration Fee
maximum of 5 and available on a first-come, first-served basis
US $320

Cancellation Policy

Please contact [email protected]

Workshop Schedule

Monday, 3 December
Registration, morning and afternoon sessions; Icebreaker

Tuesday, 4 December
Morning and afternoon sessions; Gala dinner

Wednesday, 5 December
Morning and afternoon sessions

Who should attend?

Regional and international geoscientists, reservoir geophysicists, and engineers specializing in seismic data processing, interpretation, and seismic reservoir characterization from industry and academia.

Developers of applications and solutions software for data processing, manipulation, interpretation, and visualization.

Workshop Format

The format of the workshop will feature presentations by invited key experts in their field to share their experiences. The workshop will serve as a forum for open and extended discussions on the current status and future use of modern processing technologies for seismic data in hydrocarbon exploration, development, and production.

12 sessions (3 days). One Opening Address per day with a closing session at the end of the workshop to serve as an outlook going forward. Oral presentations will be 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes of Q&A.  After each session, a 30-minute moderated discussion is planned. The objective of this session is to allow participant discussion in detail, and debate what has worked and the challenges they face during their daily workflows. Session chairs will also serve as facilitators during the 30-minute open discussion.


Rooms have been reserved for the following rate at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait:

  • Single occupancy – KD72++
    includes breakfast, internet, and airport transfer (approx. US $238)
  • Double occupancy – KD85++
    includes breakfast, internet, and airport transfer (approx. US $281)

The above rates are per person, based on Bed & Buffet Breakfast Basis, and are subject to 15% service charge.

Reservations must be made by 30 October 2018 to receive the discounted rate. Book your accommodations here.

Workshop Venue

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait
An Idyllic Beachside Getaway

Located on the southern coast of Kuwait City, the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa ensures that you experience a comfortable and luxurious stay. Enjoy the sunshine in the Messilah beach and sample a wide array of cuisines at any of the seven restaurants. Explore the elegantly designed accommodations and wide selection of room types to suit your needs.

Visa Information/Invitation Letter

Workshop participants may generate an official invitation letter from SEG using the "Generate Invitation Letter" button. This form will generate a letter that you can print and use if required. For visa requirements for entering Kuwait, contact the Kuwait Embassy nearest you. Please note, SEG does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SEG to pay any expenses you may incur. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry into Kuwait.

Technical Program

The workshop will serve as a forum for open and extended discussions on the current status and future use of modern processing technologies for seismic data in hydrocarbon exploration, development, and production.

Technical topics to be covered:

  • Big Data Processing Challenges
  • Acquisition Driven Processing Advances
  • Near Surface I and II
  • Advanced Processing Workflow I and II
  • Seismic Data Processing Results
  • Broadband and FWI
  • Imaging I and II
  • Research Topic and Future Trend I and II


Keynote Speakers coming soon

Technical Committee

Chair - Adel El-Emam, Kuwait Oil Company
Co-Chair - Mohammad Otaibi, Saudi Aramco

  • Chris Koeninger, WesternGeco
  • David Le Meur, CGG
  • Li Zhenyong, BGP
  • Mohammad J. Ali, Kuwait Oil Company
  • Omar Hassoun, Saudi Aramco
  • Rodney Johnston, BP
  • Said Abri, PDO
  • Wael Zahran, Kuwait Oil Company
  • Wafik Beydoun, Total Kuwait

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