WesternGeco, along with a whole range of other seismic companies, is taking advantage of a dynamic marketplace. We have talked to Dalton Boutte, president of WesternGeco, about current and future trends in the geophysical industry.
A significant number of discoveries have been made on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) for the last two years. Even more important, the trend is towards making bigger finds. Since the merger between Statoil and Norsk Hydro exactly two years ago (October 1, 2007), StatoilHydro's international and Norwegian exploration efforts have proven more new resources than what has been produced.
Ahmed Hashmi, Global Head of Upstream Technology, BP, talks about the big data future.