In paragraph 2, Prestack Inversion (PSI) should read Prestack Time Migration (PST).
On pages 340, 400 and 404 photographs were misplaced or names misspelled. Biographies with correct photographs are shown below in alphabetical order.
Naema Al-Zaabi joined Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) in 1999 as a Junior Geophysicist (Interpreter) with the Exploration/Geophysical Team. She graduated from United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, in early 1999. Naema’s main interest lies in the area of interpretation and processing geophysics. (Abstract 367-O)
Bijan Biranvand is a Reservoir Geologist with the Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) at the National Iranian Oil Company. He received a BSc (1992) in Geology from Shiraz University, and an MSc (1995) in Geology (Palynology) from the University of Tehran. After graduation, Bijan joined the Bureau of Engineering of the Iranian Airforce as a Supervisor of the Soil Mechanic Laboratory at Qeshm International Airport until 1997. Between 1998 and 2000, he worked for the Exploration Department of the Mines and Metals Bureau of Lurestan and Chahar-mahal-o-Bakhtiari provinces, and then for Shiraz Petrochemical Complex Company. In October 2000, Bijan joined RIPI and now works as a Researcher in the Exploration and Production Department. He is a member of the SPE of Iran. Bijan’s professional activities are focused on the integration of palynostratigraphy with sedimentology to enhance sequence stratigraphic interpretations. (Abstract 94-O)
David W. Alexander is a Geophysical Specialist with the Reservoir Characterization Division of Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Prior to joining Saudi Aramco’s Geophysical Interpretation Division in 1990, David worked for Tenneco Oil between 1980 and 1990, and with Phillips Petroleum between 1978 and 1980. He has a BS (1976) and an MS (1978) in Geology from Brigham Young University. David is affiliated with the AAPG, Dhahran Geoscience Society and SEG. (Abstract 365-O)
Pascal D. Richard is working as a Structural Geologist within the Carbonate Development Team at Shell International. He has a PhD in Structural Geology on strike-slip tectonics, from the University of Rennes, France. Pascal joined Shell in 1991 and spent five years in KSEPL’s Structural Geology Department on sandbox modeling of structural styles, fault growth and hydrocarbon systems. In 1996, he moved to Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) as the Structural Geology focal point and Seismic Interpreter with PDO’s Exploration Department. In 1999 Pascal transferred to the Carbonate Development Team, where he is currently focusing on the analysis and modeling of fractured reservoirs. He is also acting as a global expert in structural geology. (Abstract 372-O; 378-O)
Joe I. Sanders is a Senior Geophysical Advisor for ocean bottom seismic acquisition and processing for the worldwide operations of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS). He received a BSc in Mathematics from Louisiana State University in 1967 and began his career with Geophysical Service in Midland, Texas, in the same year. Joe transferred in 1972 to Texas Instruments in Dallas as a Consultant for the Advanced Scientific Computer Project. From 1975 to 1984 he served on the Marine Area Geophysicists staff supporting worldwide 3-D acquisition and processing for GSI. Joe joined PGS in 1994 with the startup of PGS Ocean Bottom Seismic. He was awarded the Virgil Kaufmann Gold Medal in 1995 for the development of the dual sensor ocean bottom seismic system. Joe holds seven patents related to ocean bottom seismic acquisition and processing. He is a member of the EAGE, GSH, and SEG. His professional interests include multicomponent acquisition, processing and novel technology development. (Abstract 318-O)