News Category: Press Release

Watch: SEG Community launch announcement

Become a part of SEG’s online community. The SEG Transformation Task Force and SEG President Ken Tubman are excited to announce the creation of SEG’s first-ever digital community. These online spaces will allow you to share your passion and expertise in the geosciences with others who share your interest. Use the channels to ask questions, connect with others, share your experiences, inspire others, and be inspired! Join the community As an SEG member, your involvement in

Watch: Update on the Transformation Task Force

Positioning SEG for the Future In this video, SEG President, Ken Tubman, provides an update from the Transformation Task Force. Video Highlights Key messages received from the focus groups: The Transformation Task Force is hard at work and has divided into sub-teams: Continuity will be key to our success (with current, past, and incoming presidents, staff, and members). As an SEG member, your involvement is crucial to the transformation. Send your ideas to [email protected].

SEG announces results of the 2022 Board of Directors and District Representatives election

Houston, TX, 5 August 2022 — The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) today announced results of its 2022 Board of Directors and District Representatives election. Arthur C. H. Cheng was selected by SEG Voting Members to serve as President-elect for 2022–2023. Following his one-year term as President-elect, Cheng will assume the office of SEG President following IMAGE 2023 scheduled for 27 August–1 September 2023 in Houston, Texas. Cheng has served SEG in many capacities. He

SEG Advanced Modeling Corporation and Advanced Geophysical Technology Announce Data Management Partnership

Tulsa, Oklahoma: July 18, 2022 — The SEG Advanced Modeling (SEAM) Corporation has announced that Advanced Geophysical Technology (AGT) has been chosen to manage the SEAM products. After an extensive search for a data management company, AGT was chosen by the Board of Directors. Peter Haffinger, Chair of the SEAM Board stated, “The SEAM corporation holds a unique position within different geo industries because of its highly realistic synthetic subsurface models. To ensure that these

Ukraine Support Task Force Recommendations Implemented

In response to the war in Ukraine, SEG President Anna Shaughnessy formed the SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force. The Task Force worked to identify and recommend constructive actions to help our impacted Ukrainian members and students during this difficult time. The Board unanimously accepted the recommendations from the Task Force. The following actions have been taken so far: The Board appreciates the work and dedication of the Ukrainian Support Task Force and staff for their

SEG Transformation Task Force members announced

Hello SEG members, SEG’s transformation has begun! The SEG Transformation Task Force members are selected, and our journey is under way. If you missed my previous update about the Transformation Task Force, you can read it here. Since the new Task Force will take over where the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force left off, most participants are carrying over to keep the momentum going. Those members include: The Task Force will provide continuity from previous efforts

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation (SEGF) Announces New Leadership Position

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists Foundation (SEGF) Board of Directors has announced the promotion of Katie Burk to the new leadership position of Foundation Managing Director. Burk is a 15-year employee of SEG and recognized within the industry for her stellar professionalism and performance as a Foundation business leader. SEG recently quashed talks of possible mergers and announced its decision to remain an independent organization and accelerate the transformation of the Society. The transformation begins

SEG Transformation Task Force to be formed

As previously announced, based on the work of the Strategic Options (SO) Task Force—the Board has decided to accelerate the transformation of SEG as an independent organization. As part of the SO Task Force’s work, SEG hired a 3rd-party independent contractor to facilitate focus groups to get feedback. The focus group structure included students, committees, researchers, SEG leaders, service companies, non-members, near surface, and mining representatives. The sessions were designed to explore the fundamental value

Update: SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force

In response to the war in Ukraine, SEG President Anna Shaughnessy formed the SEG Ukrainian Support Task Force. The Task Force worked to identify and recommend constructive actions to help our impacted Ukrainian members and students during this difficult time. The Task Force presented their recommendations to the Board last week. In response, Anna and the Board unanimously accepted the recommendations and are now working on initiating action items from them. These include but are