News Category: Press Release

Baker Hughes Foundation continues support for two SEG programs

At the end of 2023 Q1/Q2 call for applications, GWB Steering Committee selected two projects for funding. One of those projects is in Southern India.

More than 60% of India is experiencing high to extremely high-water stress, with scarce, overused, and contaminated surface water supplies. Groundwater depletion, caused by the expansion of groundwater-based irrigation during the Green Revolution, poses a significant challenge to food and water security. Climate change further exacerbates the situation.

SEG and SPE Join Forces: AI-Powered Research Portal!

This innovative system allows you to explore and discover all that SPE and SEG have to offer in a single, unified platform. No longer will you need to individually search through different sources—OnePetro, PetroWiki, JPT, SPE journals, Energy Stream, SEG Library, SEG Wiki, and both SPE and SEG websites. Instead, you can save time and effort by using our integrated research portal.

SEG honors the life of Sheral Danker

SEG honors the life of former longtime employee Sheral Danker, who passed away on 16 January 2024. Danker served authors, editors, and reviewers of SEG publications for almost 30 years, and many of those with whom she worked closely became good friends.

John Eastwood selected as SEG’s next President-Elect

John Eastwood was selected by SEG Voting Members to serve as President-elect for 2023–2024. Following his one-year term as President-elect, Eastwood will assume the office of SEG President following IMAGE 2024 scheduled for 25–30 August 2024 in Houston, Texas.

President Tubman names 2023 Presidential Award recipients

Four individuals and one committee have been selected by President Ken Tubman to receive the SEG Presidential Award in 2023. Established in 2008, the SEG Presidential Award is bestowed at the discretion of the SEG president to recognize those who have contributed outstanding service to the Society. This year’s recipients include Ellie Ardakani, Peter Cramer, Maria Angela Capello, Mandi Duckworth, and the Middle East Regional Advisory Committee. Ellie Ardakani is recognized for her service to

Society of Exploration Geophysicists announces 2023 Honors and Awards recipients

One of SEG’s great traditions is the special recognition of individuals and organizations for their contributions to geophysics and to the Society. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has announced its 2023 Honors and Awards recipients. Kurt J. Marfurt is the recipient of SEG’s highest honor, the Maurice Ewing Medal, awarded to a person who is deserving of special recognition for making major contributions to the advancement of the science and profession of exploration geophysics.

A video update from SEG President on IMAGE ’23 abstract change

The IMAGE ’23 Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs, the Steering Committee, the Oversight Committee, and key staff from SEG and AAPG are intent on increasing the value of IMAGE and made the decision to change the abstract submission process. In response to feedback from potential IMAGE participants and other stakeholders regarding the initial changes to the Expanded Abstract submission process, the Technical Program Committee issued a revised Technical Program Submission Process in the following regard: We

Announcing the SEG Foundation Alignment Task Force

Hello SEG members, As part of SEG’s transformation efforts, I’m pleased to announce the formation of the SEG Foundation Alignment Task Force. As previously mentioned, SEG faces significant challenges to our traditional business model. We are addressing those challenges through a transformation of our mindset along with initiatives such as the online community, being nimbler with governance, and looking at new efforts for career development and new sources of revenue. Another key aspect is seamless