Distinguished Instructor Short Course

Professional Development Courses

A one-day course with a prominent geophysicist, including textbook

The SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is an eight-hour, one-day short course on a topic of current and wide-spread interest. The SEG DISC is presented at over 25 locations each year around the world.

2014 DISC

Microseismic Imaging of Hydraulic Fracturing:
Improved Engineering of Unconventional Shale Reservoirs

Shawn Maxwell
IMaGE: Itasca Microseismic and Geomechanical Evaluation

Shawn MaxwellThis course will provide an overview of microseismic theory and practical application: from acquisition and survey design, processing through to interpretation. The emphasis will be on practical issues associated with acquisition of high-quality microseismic data, including potential pitfalls and quality control steps. Actual case studies will be used to demonstrate engineering benefits and improved production through the use of microseismic.

Who should attend?
The course is intended for geophysicists, engineers and geologists. The emphasis is on practical application and, as such, only basic prerequisite knowledge is assumed. The course would be most relevant to those currently involved with, or considering development of, unconventional reservoirs and particularly shales.

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2013 DISC

Making a Difference with 4D: Practical Applications of Time-Lapse Seismic Data
David H. Johnston, ExxonMobil

 
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