Distinguished Instructor Short Course 1998

Ian Jack


Time-Lapse Seismic in Reservoir Management


Ian Jack Ian Jack holds a degree in physics from the University of St. Andrews. His career includes 10 years with Geophysical Service Inc., working as observer and in seismic data processing before moving to seismic software and systems development in Dallas, Texas. He joined the Technical Service Division of BP Exploration in 1978, and became manager of their acquisition services branch in 1982.

His current assignment is geophysical advisor and R&D project manager, based in BP's London office. He has been a guest lecturer on postgraduate geophysics courses at several universities in the United Kingdom. His interests include most aspects of geophysics and he has contributed papers to SEG and EAGE on topics such as 4D seismic, the downgoing vibroseis wavelet, and marine seismic interference as well as several workshop and review papers.

Mr. Jack served SEG as Second Vice-President during 1992-93, and has served as a member of the SEG Technical Standards Committee since 1981. He is a member of SEG, EAGE, EAPG, and PESGB.