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The Geophysical Society of Pittsburgh is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the science of geophysics in the Appalachian Basin. We are an official section of the Society of Exploration Geophysics (SEG). Monthly meetings are generally held from September to May on the first Tuesday of each month at various locations around the Greater Pittsburgh area. However, be sure to check the event calendar as exceptions to this rule occur often. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Upcoming events

February 05, 2019 5:00 PM • Cefalo's, 428 Washington Ave. Carnegie, PA
April 16, 2019 • Houston, TX
June 05, 2019 8:00 AM • NOAH’s Event Center, Canonsburg, PA

GSP February 5 Meeting

Cefalo's Restaurant

Carnegie, PA


2018 Honorary Lecturer to North America

Arkoma- Woodford Depth Imaging Project
Presented by: Rob Yorke
Chief Executive Officer,  Advanced Geophysical Technology, Inc. “AGT”

Advanced Geophysical Technology, Inc. (AGT), in collaboration with Corterra Energy, will be giving a presentation reviewing the Depth processing of 3D data over ongoing Woodford drilling prospects in the Arkoma Basin and comparing it with a Time Processed dataset. This workflow can be applied to conventional and unconventional drilling environments.   Download Newsletter to Read More

Rob Yorke – CEO. Advanced Geophysical Technology, Inc.

Rob currently serves as CEO of AGT, an advanced seismic imaging technology company. Rob has provided seismic imaging services and software solutions to the oil service industry for more than 35 years of which the last 23 years have been based in the U.S. His broad experience ranges from managing divisions within publicly traded oil service companies to leading small, entrepreneurial privately held seismic imaging companies. Rob began his career in Calgary with Veritas in 1981 before moving to the U.S., where he led the Veritas Seismic processing group’s entry into the U.S. market in 1993. He subsequently served as Vice President of Seismic Services for ADS in 2001 before Core Lab’s purchase of ADS, and president of Core Lab’s Reservoir Technology Division. He also served as President of the U.S. division of Paradigm Geophysical and CEO of 3DGEO, a small niche depth imaging company. Rob attended Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada from 1979-1981, where he majored in Computer Science. 

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