Historian Brian Frehner discusses the energy transition from coal to oil and the historical importance of J. Clarence Karcher. Seismic Soundoff · 119: Why the energy transition from coal to oil matters today June 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of field tests confirming that J. Clarence Karcher’s seismic reflection technique could detect and map structures capable of trapping oil. In this future-focused conversation, Brian discusses why Karcher left the oil business after his major breakthrough,
In this episode of SEG's flagship podcast, we hear from the SEG President and the keynote speaker from the SEG 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Walter Guidroz serves as Program Coordinator of the Energy Resources Program at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Virginia. At the SEG, his keynote address discusses "The Evolution of Unconventional Play Analysis at the USGS." Additionally, the SEG President Rob Stewart presents the State of the Society address, summarizing the year in applied geophysics and what to expect in 2020 at the Society and in the industry. This episode is sponsored by TGS.
The Opening Session represented the official start to the 88th Annual Meeting at Anaheim, CA in October 2018. SEG President Nancy House presented the State of the Society address and then introduced the keynote speaker Darryl Willis. Darryl is Vice President, Oil, Gas and Energy at Google Cloud. He spoke on "The Cost of Status Quo – Get on Board or Get Left Behind."
Andrew Geary speaks with Bill Abriel, SEG president, on Hurricane Harvey and how the SEG community can help now and with future natural hazards.
Norm Hyne, lecturer and past chair of The University of Tulsa Geology and Geophysics Department, explores applied geophysics from a non-technical professional’s perspective.
John Bradford, president of SEG, gave his State of the Society Address at the 86th Annual Meeting in Dallas in October 2016.