SEISMIC IMAGING AND QUANTITATIVE INTERPRETATION GEOPHYSICIST
Solutions-oriented Senior Geophysicist with a successful career applying geophysical technology in upstream oil and gas. Proficient as member of processing, technology R&D and implementation or exploration and production asset teams. Contribute in-depth knowledge and top-level expertise in seismic depth and time imaging, rock physics and integration of well log data and quantitative interpretation (QI). Effectively communicate and collaborate with clients and vendors to deliver value through efficient technology applications.
MURPHY OIL, WORLDWIDE EXPLORATION, HOUSTON, TX 2017 – 2020
Senior Geophysicist, seismic reservoir characterization and imaging Subject Matter Expert (SME).
Provided advice in seismic imaging and reservoir characterization assisting projects in New Ventures, Exploration and Development. Projects offshore (US GOM, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, Vietnam, West Africa) and onshore (Eagle Ford)
- Contributed to a discovery and definition of appraisal and followup opportunities offshore Mexico
- Proprietary model building and depth imaging combined with rock physics and AVO modeling in US GOM and offshore Mexico, that provided key input for prospect definition and evaluation
- Colored (EEI), simultaneous and stochastic inversion in offshore Mexico and Brazil, used to evaluate discovered resource (DRO) and exploration opportunities
- Multiclient WAZ and NAZ processing in deepwater Mexico and Brazil
- Signal processing, imaging and poststack impedance inversion in Eagle Ford
BP, SEISMIC IMAGING FLAGSHIP, HOUSTON, TX 2011 – 2016
Delivering technical solutions through R&D, implementation and hands-on processing. Seismic reservoir characterization and gather conditioning work on North Sea, Lower 48 and Oman. Imaging and processing projects in North and South America and the Middle East.
REPSOL, GEOPHYSICAL TECHNOLOGY, HOUSTON, TX 2008 – 2011
Reservoir-Characterization specialist delivering solutions in seismic inversion, AVO and rock physics for prospect maturation, appraisal and development and for shallow hazards assessment. Projects offshore/deepwater (GOM, Suriname-Guyana, Trinidad, West and North Africa, Indonesia) and onshore (Argelia, Russia).
GEOTOMO LLC, HOUSTON, TX 2008
Leading processing and imaging service efforts. Participant in software development providing requirements, guidance and testing on software issues and needs arising from service work
OCCIDENTAL OIL AND GAS, WORLDWIDE EXPLORATION, HOUSTON, TX 2007
Geophysicist, Growth Projects
Seismic interpreter identifying prospects and drilling locations and contributing to project evaluation and economics.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, GEOSCIENCE DEPT., HOUSTON, TX 2003 - 2007
Research and Teaching Assistant
Clients / Specialists Collaboration
Seismic Imaging and Modeling
QI/ Seismic Reservoir Characterization
AVO and Inversion
Coding Processing Algorithms
PhD Geophysics, U. of Houston, Houston, TX.
Master of Science Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO.
BSc Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional, Medellin, Colombia