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1st Annual Appalachian Basin Geophysical Symposium

  • June 05, 2019
  • 7:30 AM
  • NOAH’s Event Center, Canonsburg, PA


  • Please note: This is a sponsorship for Symposium Plus Golf Outing only, not for the GSP fiscal year.
  • Please note: This is a sponsorship for ASGS Symposium only, not for the GSP fiscal year.

Registration is closed

Wednesday, June 5

NOAH’s Event Center
2000 Town Center Blvd.

Canonsburg, PA

ABGS Schedule

7:30-8:15 AM    Registration
8:15 AM             Welcome
8:30 AM             Technical Program
5:00-6:00 PM     Happy Hour

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Program Sessions / Speakers:

  • Joel Starr, Peola Energy Resources - Geophysics and its Role in Appalachian Basin Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
  • Ian Thomas, Huntley & Huntley Energy Exploration - Key learnings from the Interstellar 3D suburban seismic shoot
  • Benny Staudt, Vibra-Tech Engineers - Nuisance Complaints and Damage Claims:  the Role and Importance of Third Party Consulting
  • Randall Hunt, Range Resources - Machine-learning analysis of multi-seismic attributes in Cambro-Ordovician carbonates of SW Pennsylvania
  • Travis Duran, Seneca Resources - 3D Seismic Characterization of Devonian Transfer Faults in the Appalachian Plateau
  • Sam Ely, Cabot Oil and Gas - Geophysical techniques for Marcellus development in Susquehanna County
  • Nancy House - Past President SEG 2018-2019 - Keynote Speaker - The Unconventional Revolution in Exploration Geophysics - Is Machine Learning the Answer?
  • Casey Hagbo, Kai Zhang, Chevron - Reservoir scale imaging improvements from Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PSDM) and remaining sources of depth uncertainty associated with geophysical limitations and drilling measurements
  • David Hren, King Sim Lee, Tianjiang Li, In-Depth Geophysical, Inc.; Kai Zhang, Casey Hagbo, Chevron - New reprocessing technology and depth imaging leads to improved well planning and geosteering performance of the Marcellus Shale Formation in the Appalachian Basin
  • Satinder Chopra, TGS - Bringing rigor to seismic reservoir characterization of Utica-Point Pleasant shale - a case study
  • Alan Leaver, Repsol - Active Seismic Source Imaging of the Pressurized Post Frac Rock Volume - ActivFrac
  • Julian Drew, Sigma Cubed Microseismic - Fiber-Optic Microseismic Monitoring
  • Werner Heigl, David Diller, NanoSeis, LLC, & Peter Richter, Silixa, LLC - Next Generation Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) and its Implications for Hydraulic Fracture Monitoring

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thursday, June 6

GSP Golf Tournament following day @ Lindenwood Golf Club, Canonsburg, PA.  Registration for the golf outing is not included in the cost of your symposium enrollment.  Register for the Golf Outing.

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