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Allen, Texas 75002
USA
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Published Papers:


  • "Detection of Hydrocarbons using Non-bright-spot Seismic Techniques", INTERPRETATION, 2, SP1-SP4, 2014
  • "The Polarity of Zero-phase Wavelets", INTERPRETATION, 2, 19F, 2014
  • "Dim Spots: Opportunity for Future Hydrocarbon Discoveries?", THE LEADING EDGE, 31, 682-683, 2012
  • "The Philosophy of Top and Bottom", THE LEADING EDGE, 31, 680-681, 2012
  • "The Value of Autotrackers", THE LEADING EDGE, 31, 678-679, 2012
  • "Good News: A Dim Future Isn't Bad!", AAPG EXPLORER, February 2010
  • "Balance Between G & G is Critical", AAPG EXPLORER, December 2005
  • "Pitfalls in 3-D Seismic Interpretation", THE LEADING EDGE, 24,716-717, 2005
  • "Pitfalls in 3-D Seismic Interpretation", AAPG EXPLORER, March 2005
  • "Calibrate yourself to your data!", GEOPHYSICAL PROSPECTING, 49, 729-733, 2001
  • "Is it a subtle fault or just noise?", AAPG EXPLORER, June 2001
  • "Color in seismic display", THE LEADING EDGE, 20, 549, 2001
  • "Data polarity for the interpreter", THE LEADING EDGE, 20, 549, 2001
  • "Understanding seismic attributes", GEOPHYSICS, 66, 47-48, 2001
  • "Color reveals seismic message", AAPG EXPLORER, January 2001
  • "Picking philosophy for 3-D stratigraphic interpretation", THE LEADING EDGE, 17, 1198-1200, 1998
  • "A coherent approach to 3-D", AAPG EXPLORER, September 1997
  • "Seismic / geology links critical", AAPG EXPLORER, November 1996
  • "Seismic attributes and their classification", THE LEADING EDGE, 15, 1090, 1996
  • "The value of stratigraphic interpretation and the strike view", THE LEADING EDGE, 13, 1028, 1994
  • "When is 3-D not 3-D?", THE LEADING EDGE, 12, 704, 1993
  • "Seismic interpretation today and tomorrow", THE LEADING EDGE, 11 no.1, 10-15, 1992
  • "Identification and evaluation of petroleum reservoirs with 3 D seismic data", in Petroleum Technology into the Second Century, SPE Proceedings, 1989
  • "Fault slicing: A new approach to the interpretation of fault detail", GEOPHYSICS, 52, 1319-1327, 1987
  • "The value of seismic amplitude", THE LEADING EDGE, 6 no.10, 30-33, 1987
  • "Interactive interpretation of 2-D seismic data", GEOL. SOC. MALAYSIA BULLETIN, 21, 23-25, 1987
  • "Tuning effects, lithological effects and depositional effects in the seismic response of gas reservoirs", GEOPHYSICAL PROSPECTING, 34, 623-647, 1986
  • "The role of horizontal seismic sections in stratigraphic interpretation", in Seismic Stratigraphy II, AAPG MEMOIR 39, 37-47, 1985
  • "Interactive seismic mapping of net producible gas sand in the Gulf of Mexico", GEOPHYSICS, 49, 686-714, 1984
  • "Interactive interpretation of seismic data", GEOPHYSICS, 49, 353-363, 1984
  • "Discussion on Seismic data display and reflection perceptibility", GEOPHYSICS, 48, 1291, 1983
  • "Structural interpretation from horizontal seismic sections", GEOPHYSICS, 48, 1179-1194, 1983
  • "Use of horizontal seismic sections to identify subtle traps", in The deliberate search for the subtle trap, AAPG MEMOIR 32, 47-56, 1982
  • "Field appraisal with three dimensional seismic surveys offshore Trinidad", GEOPHYSICS, 47, 177-195, 1982
  • "A stratigraphic case history using three dimensional seismic data in the Gulf of Thailand", GEOPHYSICAL PROSPECTING, 29, 327-349, 1981
  • "Three D seismic surveying for field development comes of age", OIL & GAS JOURNAL, 78 no.46, 63-65, 1980
  • "3 D seismic survey gives better data", OIL & GAS JOURNAL, 77 no.45, 57-71, 1979
  • "A detailed seismic study of Gosses Bluff, Northern Territory, Australia", BUREAU OF MINERAL RESOURCES REPORT 163, 1973
  • "Gosses Bluff impact structure, Australia", SCIENCE, 175, 1199-1207, 1972


Profile Articles:

  • "Improving seismic interpretation, one country at a time", THE LEADING EDGE, 27, 40-42, 2008
  • "Alistair Brown's three personal crusades", THE LEADING EDGE, 19, 910-911, 2000
  • "1999-2000 AAPG-SEG distinguished lecture", THE LEADING EDGE, 18, 1094, 1999
  • "Expert advice: Let the data speak", AAPG EXPLORER,October 1999