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The Geophysical Society of Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the science of geophysics in the Appalachian Basin. We are an official section of the Society of Exploration Geophysics (SEG). Monthly meetings are generally held from September to May on the first Tuesday of each month at various locations around the Greater Pittsburgh area. However, be sure to check the event calendar as exceptions to this rule occur often. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Upcoming events

February 6 GSP Monthly Meeting

Cefalo's Banquet and Event Center

428 Washington Ave., Carnegie, PA

5:00-8:00 PM


Geophysics Applications of Borehole Acoustic Data

Edgar Velez

Acoustic (or sonic) logs are one of the most common logging measurements acquired in the oil and gas industry. A sonic log can measure monopole acquisition or include dipole and Stoneley acquisition. The application of these logs in the industry is very extensive and covers several different domains; for example, it can be used by READ MORE

Edgar Velez is the Acoustics Domain Champion for North America Land leading the application of acoustics tools in the unconventional market.  Edgar is a Geophysicist Engineer Graduated with Honors from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) in 2002. He joined Schlumberger in 2003 as a junior petrophysicist with the Data Services (DS) team in Villahermosa Mexico and held both technical and management positions in Mexico. In 2008, he was appointed as the Acoustics Domain Champion for the Latin American region with the last two years focusing in unconventional reservoirs based in Argentina. Since 2014 Edgar has held a similar position for North America L

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