2008 Honorary Lecturer, North America

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Forgotten Geophysics:
A Reminder That First-Order Effects Should Come First

Richard O. Lindsay
Noble Energy, Inc., Houston, Texas

Richard Lindsay

Richard O. Lindsay is the Senior Geophysical Technology Advisor for Deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration at Noble Energy, Inc.—a Houston-based exploration and production company. He holds a Bachelors Degree (with distinction) from the University of Kentucky where he specialized in geology, geophysics, and cultural geography. Before entering the oil and gas exploration field, Rick worked in advanced satellite video telecommunications. He began his energy career as an exploration geophysicist with Amoco Production Company before joining Amoco Production Research in 1988 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1994, he was one of four founders of Diamond Geoscience Research Corp., an independent geoscience consultancy where he served as Vice President of Research and Development. He joined Noble Energy, Inc. in Houston in 2006.