U3 Explore BP - AI and Geosciences May 2021
A round table discussion prepared by U3 Explore for the BP geophysical community of practice. The selected topic for moderated discussion - AI and Geosciences. This virtual event was recorded on May 5th of 2021.
Katya is one of the founders of Actus Veritas Geoscience and U3 Explore. She has more than 30 years of experience in the Petroleum Industry. Katya is a uniquely qualified professional with experience in geoscience, geospatial analysis, design, and implementation of specialized technical assessments and technologies in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry. She is now applying her oil and gas subsurface characterization skills in decarbonization projects in regional and injection site assessments.
Senior Geoscience Advisor at U3 Explore, G&G Manager at New Stratus Energy, and Associate Professor at Universidad Simón Bolívar. Geoscientist with extensive experience in exploratory analysis and integration, passionate for new technologies applied to solve geotechnical challenges. Skilled in uncertainty reduction and functional play visualization for exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and subsurface container characterization.
Kevin’s 37 years of experience in technical leadership and SME roles has resulted in a deep integrated understanding of exploration, development and project oversight in deepwater petroleum systems in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea & West Africa. He has also worked extensively in the Middle East & Australasia. As a Divisional and Corporate Chief Geologist he developed significant experience in integrated project assurance, & individual and team development. He has developed/delivered short- and long-form courses for industry in Play-Based Exploration and Integrated Project Development.
Marel Sanchez has a Master of Science degree in Geophysics and more than 25 years of experience in subsurface characterization as a geoscientist working in fast-paced result-oriented multicultural & multidisciplinary project delivery teams. She has strong technical expertise in basin/play/asset evaluation, block/asset acquisition, technology selection and implementation fit to local project conditions, and decarbonization projects. She leads business development and resource characterization projects in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Scotty Salamoff is a geophysicist QA Engineer for Bluware Corp. He specializes in the design, implementation, and integration of geoscience-specific neural network and machine learning solutions to deliver data-supported rapid-turnaround interpretations. In addition to his skills with Machine Learning and Data Science, Scotty is an experienced play validation and evaluation specialist with worldwide basin exposure. Scotty is an accomplished classroom instructor, public speaker, and author.
Globally experienced and motivated Geophysicist more than 25 yrs. experience in the oil & gas industry. Expert in Quantitative Interpretation and Pore Pressure. Skillful in geophysical exploration, application of statistics in the classification of geological facies, lithology type and hydrocarbons fluid content. Adept at collaborating with and managing geoscientist personnel ensuring a multi-disciplinary approach to all aspects of reservoir development to establish, promote and execute affordable and target-oriented exploratory and production projects in the petroleum industry.