One-day seminar

Prestack amplitude interpretation for beginners

Location: Måltidenshus, Innovasjonsparken Stavanger 
Date: June 4, 2024
Duration: 1 day

Registration is free

Instructor: Dave Goulding, Business Solutions Manager

Dave holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Southampton and an M.Sc. in Geophysics from the University of Durham. He spent 28 years working in geophysical interpretation and technical management roles for operating oil companies based in NW Europe, North America and SE Asia, covering the full upstream value chain from exploration through to production.

For the last five years, Dave has been working for Sharp Reflections, providing software and workflow solutions in the fields of Big Data prestack seismic analysis and quantitative interpretation to companies across the globe.

Dave is a long-standing active member of the SEG, EAGE, SEAPEX and GESGB.


Tuesday, June 4, 2024
8:30 Welcome

8:45  Session 1
  • Basic seismic reflection theory
09:45-10:00 Coffee break

10:00 Session 2 & 3
  • From field recording to migrated offset gathers
  • Amplitude Variation with Angle (AVA)
12:00–12:30 Lunch

12:30 Session 4 
  • AVA mapping
14:00-14:30 Coffee break

14:30  Session 5 & 6
  • Quantifying AVA behavior
  • Beyond reflectivity
16:00  Wrap-up

Let’s meet up

The one-day seminar takes place in Måltidenshus at Innovasjonsparken Stavanger, located at Professor Olav Hanssensvei 7A,  4021 Stavanger.