Recent Articles

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March 2021

Software Correctness

Stewart Trickett

If I were to choose one overarching philosophy for how software should be developed, it would be to program for correctness — that is, do everything practical to reduce errors.

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March 2021

Depth Imaging – Above and Beyond Reflections: The Why and How of Your Pre-stack Depth Migration Project

Svetlana Bidikhova and Mike Hall

When I was a student, I learned the magical, melodic word “migration” but not in relation to butterflies, birds or wildebeests. Since then, I have dedicated several years of my post-graduate research work to migration, only to understand the brilliance of the Socratic Paradox that, "I know that I know… continue reading.

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January 2021

Focus Introduction: Potential Careers in Sustainability and Renewables

Keith Hirsche and Joan Embleton

There are many who do not believe renewables will provide solutions to our energy needs. Some feel that the Paris Accord is based upon a fundamental misconception of climate history and science and the push to meet its requirements are mistaken. They feel strongly by moving towards renewables, electrification (electric… continue reading.

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January 2021

Geophysics for an Energy Transition

Kathleen Dorey

As the world is slowly transitioning to non-traditional forms of energy use and consumption there are a number of energy related projects that still require high level geophysical applications in Canada and around the world. In the last few years projects outside the traditional oil and gas space have still… continue reading.

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January 2021

Geothermal Energy – A Sustainable Alternative to Well Abandonment

Jeremy Boak, Alan J Cohen, Salah Faroughi, Hamed Soroush and Maria Richards

Geothermal energy has the potential to supply more energy than the global total of oil and natural gas combined. It is renewable, stable, and has a minimal carbon footprint. Geothermal power plants can produce electricity consistently, constantly, and without regard to weather conditions.

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Recent Interviews

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May 2021

An interview with Andrea Crook

Andrea Crook has worked for an oil company, a geophysical consulting company, both in Calgary, and is now the President of OptiSeis Solutions Ltd., a geophysical acquisition software and survey design company focused on developing innovative acquisition solutions for acquiring high resolution seismic data.

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January 2021

An interview with Mike Hall

Mike Hall is a well-respected, well-known geophysicist in seismic acquisition and processing, with over 50 years of experience. He has been at the forefront of innovation and has many new seismic applications to his credit.

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July 2020

An interview with Amanda Hall

Amanda Hall is the CEO of Summit Nanotech, a company developing lithium extraction technology for the growing lithium ion battery sector.

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April 2020

An interview with Aaron Stanton

Aaron Stanton specializes in the development of new technologies that could be utilized for effective seismic processing capabilities. His presentations have won awards at the SEG Annual Meeting (2012) and CSEG Technical Luncheon (2015). He received the Best CSEG RECORDER Article Award in 2013.

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