Hello, I hope that everyone had an enjoyable summer and ready to gear up for another year. I look forward to receiving your faxes and phone calls. Here are the moves and changes for this month.

Geo-X Systems is very pleased to announce that Jason Choo has joined their processing department. Jason has 17 years of domestic and international, 2D and 3D, land and marine seismic processing experience, and is a valuable addition to Geo-X. You can reach Jason at (403) 298-5606 (Phone), (403) 264-1057 (fax), and chooj@geo-x.com (email).

Boyd PetroSearch welcomes Bill Goodwin to our group as Operations Supervisor. Bill has been involved in Seismic Field Operations for over 30 years. He can be reached at (403) 2332455 or fax (403) 262-4344.

Martin Layzell wishes to announce his move over to Yorkton Securities Ltd as International Oil and Gas Advisor. Martin has more than 18 years in the industry having worked for Dome Petroleum, Amoco and, since 1991, Westcoast/Numac. Most recently as Manager, New Ventures at Numac. Martin can be reached at (403) 260-8400.

Western Atlas announces Grant Ferguson has been appointed Vice President, Europe/Africa, for Western Atlas Logging Services. He will be based at the Western Atlas Offices in London. Craig Beasley has been promoted to Vice President of Research and Development for Western Geophysical. He will continue to be based at Western Geophysical Headquarters in Houston. Laurent Meister has been promoted to Manager of Research and Development in Houston for Western Geophysical and will continue to be based at Western's headquarters in Houston. Last but not least, Western Geophysical's founder Henry Salvatori passed away Sunday, July 6 at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 96. Salvatori established Western in 1933 during the infancy of the geophysical industry. He served as President until 1958 and continued as adviser to subsequent Presidents even after his retirement in 1968. Under Salvatori's leadership, Western Geophysical has grown from a one-man, one-truck operation to one of the leading seismic companies in the world, with more than 9,000 employees worldwide. Mr. Salvatori will be sadly missed by his colleagues.

Mitch Tarr, newly appointed General Manager, QC Data Petroleum Services Ltd., formerly Director of Sales and Marketing, PDS, is pleased to announce the appointments of Todd Geddie, Shannon Niemi and Richard Keeley as Canadian Sales Representatives, Petroleum Data Services Division. As well, Jim McCool has been appointed Senior Account Manager, QC Data Petroleum Services Ltd. Mr. McCool brings more than 38 years of varied oil industry experience in the areas of scouting, land, data management and marketing. Jim invites his many industry friends to contact him at QC Data (403) 268-3300 or fax (403) 268-3333 with any of their data concerns.

GEDCO welcomes Brent Felix in the position of Office Manager/Geophysicist. Brent looks forward to serving his friends and clients with new services at his new company.

While it is not customary for the writer of "Tracing the Industry" to announce ones own redeployment, I would like everyone to please take note of the new phone and fax numbers to send news and updates. While I am privy to rumors, rumblings and sometimes even facts, I can not publish announcements without permission from you so please phone and fax me these changes so your colleagues know where to reach you.



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