Seismic Soundoff

Seismic Soundoff

In-depth conversations in applied geophysics.


25 Sep 2020

Episode 91: Previewing SEG20

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Dr. Wafik Beydoun, the Chair of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee, to discuss SEG20.

Wafik and Andrew discuss what to expect during the all-virtual event, the unique benefits and value of the virtual setting, highlights of the technical sessions, and how networking will be as strong as any SEG.

To learn more and register today (at half off the regular price), visit the SEG website.


Wafik Beydoun is the Director Americas at the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP). Previously he was Country Chair Total Kuwait and 2018-2019 Chairman of the Board, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). Past assignments: President & CEO, Total E&P Research & Technology USA; Manager, R&D Division ADNOC UAE; Business Development Manager Technology/R&D Total France; Sr. Negotiator New Ventures Total France; Manager Geophysical Operations and Technology Total France; Area Exploration Manager Total Angola; Project Leader, Geosciences Research Centre Total UK; Project leader, ARCO Plano Texas USA.

Wafik holds an MSc and Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). He is a member of SEG, SPE, EAGE, AAPG, AGU, and Sigma Xi, and has over 90 publications and communications.

Original music by Zach Bridges.

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This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary at 51 features, LLC. Thank you to the SEG podcast team: Ted Bakamjian, Jennifer Crockett, Ally McGinnis, and Mick Swiney.
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