Episode 50: The geophysics value proposition for unconventional

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Scott Singleton, guest editor for February’s The Leading Edge. February’s special section highlights eight unconventional case studies. Scott discusses how the industry can rise to the challenge of unconventional, the link between unconventional and microseismic, and a brief history on the field.

Interviewee biography

Mr. Singleton graduated from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 1979 with a BS in Geophysics and received a MS in Geophysics from Texas A&M University. His career has spanned companies from ION Geophysical Corporation and Rock Solid Images and areas of focus such as marine acquisition and processing, AVO analysis, and rock property analysis. Since 2015, he has acted as Seismic Technology Advisor at Independence Resources Management in Houston, TX, USA. 

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Credits

Interview: Scott Singleton

Original music by Zach Bridges. 

This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary. Special thanks to the SEG podcast team: Jennifer Crockett, Ashley Rodriguez, Ally McGinnis, and Mick Swiney. 

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