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'This will be a welcome addition to the library of any geoscientist wanting a firm foundation in state-of-the-art seismic reservoir characterization. Simm and Bacon cover all of the important topics, in a style that is not overly mathematical, and also illustrate each method with well thought out and illustrated geological examples from around the world. I highly recommend this book to anyone wishing to understand this important area of geoscience.' Brian Russell, Vice President, Hampson-Russell Software
'The authors have provided a coherent, comprehensive and, above all, practical guide for interpreters to exploit the information contained in the amplitudes of seismic data. They compare different approaches, highlighting advantages and potential pitfalls, and also explain the terminology. This book will be an invaluable guide for both beginners and experienced professionals and I'd recommended it for all geoscientists working with seismic data.' Patrick Connolly, Senior Advisor, Geophysical Analysis, BP
Biographie de l'auteur
Rob Simm is a Senior Geophysical Adviser for Cairn Energy PLC and has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1985. He spent the early part of his career working as a seismic interpreter for British independent oil companies including Britoil, Tricentrol and Enterprise Oil. After working in exploration, production and field equity teams, Dr Simm established his own consultancy (Rock Physics Associates Ltd) in 1999, providing project and training services to oil and gas companies. He runs an internationally renowned training course on 'The Essentials of Rock Physics for Seismic Amplitude Interpretation'.
Mike Bacon is a Principal Geoscientist for Ikon Science Ltd, having worked for 30 years in the oil industry with Shell, Petro-Canada and Ikon Science. During that time he has interpreted seismic data from various basins around the world, with particular emphasis on extracting useful information from seismic amplitudes. Dr Bacon has served as Publications Officer of the EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers), chairing the editorial board of the journal First Break. He has also co-authored a number of practical texts, including, with Rob Simm and Terry Redshaw, 3-D Seismic Interpretation (Cambridge University Press, 2003).