Here are the latest changes in our industry:

John Wild is moving to St. John's, Newfoundland. He has been seconded from Mobil Oil Canada to HMDC as Geophysical Advisor for the Hibernia Field. You can reach him at (709) 748-7800. Congratulations John and "Long may your big jib draw!" (Translation: "Good health and luck to you!")

Lisa Michetti, Linda Dickson and Marianne Wong are pleased to announce that they have formed a new company. Bella GeoTechnical Services Ltd. specializes in geophysical technical support, database clean-up and database management for the oil and gas industry. For more information, please see or contact Lisa Michetti at 620-0602 (

Barry Flavelle would like to inform his friends and colleagues that he is no longer with Newport Petroleum Corporation. He has started a new consulting practice and can be reached at (403) 777-2373, or email

CGG Canada Services Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Radim Vesely, P. Geoph. to the position of Manager, Land Processing & Reservoir Services. Consolidation of the Land Processing, Reservoir and Depth Imaging Groups will position CGG to effectively address the increasing demands from the industry for an integrated approach to services. Mr. Vesely is a 1987 graduate of the University of Western Ontario whose experience includes both technical and management positions most recently at CGG, including seismic data processing and business development. Please feel free to contact him at (403) 213-2331 or via email at

Mike Moussallem would like to inform his colleagues and friends that he has left Eclipse Seismic Processors and started his own processing consulting company called Signature Seismic Processing Inc. He can be reached by phone at (403) 543-1610, fax (403) 543-1604 or email

Veritas DGC is pleased to announce that Mark Ambrosi has joined their Calgary staff as Manager of Exploration Data Management. Mark has over 14 years of processing experience in Calgary and will now be in charge of Veritas' complete Calgary archival operation. Mark can be reached at (403) 205-6533 or by email at Mark replaces Peter Bratton who is transferring to Houston to become Business Development Manager for Veritas' Houston archival operation. Welcome aboard Mark and good luck to Peter in his new role.

Following the sale of Newport Petroleum Corporation to Hunt Oil Company, Chris Juergens has moved to AEC West as Exploration Group Leader in the Deep Plains area. His new number is (403) 261-2561 and email is

Genesis Exploration is pleased to announce the addition of Rick Ofner to their staff. Rick recently moved from Renaissance/Husky Oil and is currently a Senior Geophysicist at Genesis Exploration. His new number is (403) 218-6889. Welcome aboard Rick!

Scott Jamieson would like to announce that he has joined Hampson-Russell Software Services in the role of Senior Consulting Geoscientist. Scott brings 12 years of special projects applications experience to Hampson-Russell. His work will continue to involve the application of advanced seismic technologies such as pre-stack seismic interpretation, reservoir characterization and time-lapse seismic studies to both exploration and development programs. Scott wants all of his friends and colleagues to know he can be reached at (403) 266-3225 or e-mail

That's all the news I have for this month. If you would like to report any changes in our industry please contact me at Geo-X Systems Ltd. My phone number is (403) 298-5633, fax is (403) 264-1057, or email



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