Seismic Soundoff

Seismic Soundoff

In-depth conversations in applied geophysics.


11 Oct 2016

Episode 6: Lev Vernik - Seismic Petrophysics

Lev Vernik discusses his new book Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative Interpretation.

Permalink: https://doi.org/10.1190/seismic-soundoff-episode6

Lev Vernik is a geophysics consultant and owner of Seismic Petrophysics, LLC, in Houston, Texas, and a research professor of geophysics at the University of Houston. He has held various geoscience positions with major oil and gas companies, focusing on seismic petrophysics, AVO modeling/analysis, prestack seismic inversion, and geomechanics.

Lev Vernik

Dr. Vernik's new book is Seismic Petrophysics in Quantitative InterpretationEarly praise for his book says it strikes "the right balance between the theory and practical application...[making] this manuscript unique among other publications (Kostia Azbel - Shell) and that Dr. Vernik "has outlined a workflow that elegantly handles the complexities of the subject while maintaining a practical point of view (Marco Perez - Apache)."

Join Dr. Vernik, and other authors of new SEG books, at the Dallas Annual Meeting for a meet and greet – Monday, 17 October from 2:40 to 3:20 p.m. and Tuesday, 18 October from 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. – in the Wiki Meetup area located in the SEG Pavilion, Booth 120. Find the latest details on the SEG website.

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