Episode 32: Permian Basin: pursuing unconventional plays

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with David Scolman, guest editor of the March 2018 issue of The Leading Edge, on the Permian Basin. 

Permalink: https://doi.org/10.1190/seismic-soundoff-episode32

The Permian Basin contains many of the most actively pursued unconventional plays in the world. According to IHS Markit, the basin produced a record 815 million barrels of oil last year, 97 years after its first discovery. This episode highlights the recent seismic-based work conducted by energy companies pursuing the basin’s rich accumulations of oil and natural gas. 

David Scolman is the owner of Scolman Exploration Services, LLC in Lakewood, Colorado. He has over 35 years of experience in domestic and international oil and natural gas exploration and development. Before beginning his consulting business, Mr. Scolman worked for a variety of oil and gas firms including The Superior Oil Company, Mobil Oil Company, PG&E Resources and Ocean Energy. 

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Interview: David Scolman

Thank you to Steve Brown, Managing Editor of TLE, for his assistance.

This show was produced by Isaac Farley and hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary.

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