Podcast Tag: Data

Episode 216: Rethinking Data – Geophysics in the Era of Change (Lindsey Heagy)

“There’s so much high-quality data, and more and more is being made publicly available. By shifting to open source, we’re choosing that the value proposition is the people.”

Dr. Lindsey Heagy discusses February’s special section in The Leading Edge on the future of applied geophysics. She shares her insights on the power of open-source software to democratize science, allowing a broader community to engage in problem-solving and innovation. This episode is a treasure trove for anyone interested in the intersection of technology, education, and research. And it highlights how the open-source movement is redefining the value of scientific contributions.

Episode 201: Carbon storage data management done right

Sue Carr and Jess Kozman discuss the complexities and possibilities for managing downhole geophysical data for carbon storage. They discuss the challenges in managing well data and clarify common misunderstandings about managing data for carbon storage. This conversation provides an excellent blueprint for the primary components of any data system focused on carbon storage projects, the key challenges and opportunities, and guidance on getting started with your carbon storage project.

Episode 166: Integrating digital transformation into your business

Steve Darnell discusses how digital transformation improves business processes in-depth. He emphasizes the importance of cybersecurity, how to start the digitalization process, and highlights the common obstacles companies face when embracing digital transformation. He also comments on the common misperceptions and the hidden benefits of embracing digital advancements. This conversation on digital transformation connects to all parts of the oil and gas workflow and showcases the value proposition for companies. 

Episode 165: The business value for data

Bill Abriel (SEG Co-Chair) and George Koperna (SPE Co-Chair) preview Energy in Data 2022 – How to Solve Data Challenges Without Breaking Your Systems or Your Budget. In this helpful and insightful conversation, Bill and George highlight how the unique format will help participants discover solutions to their use cases, eloquently highlight the business value for data, discuss a few of the challenges applied geophysicists and petroleum engineers face when working with data, and much more. This is the episode for you if you want a quick tour to understand why data matters and how it can benefit your organization.

Episode 161: The Benefits of ML & AI Hinge on a Common Denominator

Chris Hanton, Director of Digital Transformation Solutions at Ikon Science, discusses the latest insights using machine learning and artificial intelligence. Chris highlights one frequently overlooked variable that can undermine the best technology. He also shares how technologists can ensure data is trustworthy and valuable and presents the use case for investing in machine learning and AI outside of increased efficiency. This is a deep dive into the role of quality data in cutting-edge work and the best ways to harness the benefits of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Episode 130: Why theory and perfect data are necessary for seismic analysis

Michael Burianyk discusses his new book, Understanding Amplitudes: Basic seismic analysis for rock properties. Michael explains why Newton's ideas still matter despite Einstein, how to approach machine learning with healthy skepticism, why real data can be a hindrance to learning, and why he took the time to discover who was R. Hill. This is a conversation that scientists of all experiences will benefit from and learn.

Episode 109: The truth and value of simultaneous source technology

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Ray Abma on his new book, Simultaneous Source Seismic Acquisition. In this widely relevant and persuasive interview, Ray shares why you should acquire seismic data using simultaneous source acquisition, the close relationship between data acquisition and data processing, how marine seismic interference may be a thing of the past, and tips on convincing management and technical staff to use this new technology.