In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Doug Foster about the May 2018 issue of The Leading Edge. This issue’s special section articles highlight geomechanics, its integration with geophysics, and how it could help reduce induced seismicity and increase gas productivity. Doug Foster served as a coordinator for the special section.
Dr. Doug Foster received his Ph.D. in geophysics from Columbia University. He has worked as a research geophysicist at ARCO, Mobil, Phillips Petroleum, and as a Senior Scientist at ConocoPhillips. His career interests have ranged from wave propagation, inverse problems and applied geophysics. He also taught as an adjunct Professor in the physics department at the University of Houston and served as vice-chairman of the Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Energy.
- “Introduction to this special section: Geomechanics.” Yongyi Li, Douglas Foster, Marisela Sanchez-Nagel, Mark Tingay and James Verdon. The Leading Edge, 37, 5(2018); pp. 332.
- Special section: Geomechanics. – The Leading Edge (May 2018)
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Interview: Doug Foster
Thank you to Steve Brown, Managing Editor of The Leading Edge, for his assistance.
This show was produced by Mick Swiney, Jennifer Crockett, and hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary.