2013 Honorary LecturerSponsored by Shell

South & East Asia

D. P. Sinha

EESH Energy Enterprises, EnerGeo India Ltd.

Earth velocity estimation–Bridge the gap of interdependency between geology and geophysics


DP Sinha

Mr. Sinha is a renowned geophysicist with over 37 years of experience in the E&P industry. He is currently Vice President and Director at EESH Energy Enterprises and Technical Director (Processing) in EnerGeo India Ltd. He has been chosen as an Honorary Lecturer by the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, Indian School of Mines in Dhanbad and Visiting Professor by the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai.

During his 35 years of tenure with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of India (ONGC), he has been involved in executive management of highly dynamic multi disciplinary exploration teams. He has in-depth knowledge and hands on experience on geo-statistical techniques for techno-economic analysis and project monitoring. Seismic data processing, depth imaging, and Earth velocity field modeling are his key areas of expertise. He has a thorough understanding of various geo-scientific applications and its use in solving complex geophysical problems, especially in time and depth domain.

He has been awarded as the best geophysicist and recognized and awarded for his leadership, managerial and mentoring skills in ONGC for developing the next generation of technical leaders. He was declared outstanding coach by Right Management, USA and ONGC. He has been awarded a Gold Medal for his outstanding work and best technical paper ‘Pre-stack Merging and Depth Imaging' in 2008 by SPG India. As a keen and active researcher, he has been awarded for number of his technical publications in various national and international journals. Mr. Sinha obtained his Masters of Science Technology in Exploration Geophysics from Osmania University, India.