Involved in the Seismic Industry since 1980 in a variety of positions worldwide, from Observer through to town Based Instrument Supervisor and recently as Client Representative. Familiar with all aspects of field operations of Seismic crews. Privately developed advanced software for 408 Instrument test processing, Vibrator Similarity Processing and analysis of Geophone test results. Also have a working knowledge of Wireline logging as it pertains to mineral and deep-water well work.
Name : Ian John Vincent
Age : 56 years
Nationality : Australian
Education : 1977-1979 Western Australian
Institute of Technology.
Course of Study: Associate
Diploma in Digital Systems and
Work Experience :
2011- Present - CSR for PDO in Oman, providing QC services to PDO's Seismic operations (DS3 + SN428, VE464).
2007-2011 - Field Acquisition Supervisor (FAS/Client Rep) providing consulting and field crew supervision services to PDOC and GNPOC in Sudan, Apache in Egypt, British Gas, Tethys, CCED and Petrogas in Oman, Orion/Gentech in Kazakhstan, BP in Libya, Africa Oil in Kenya.
1999 to Apr 2006 - Instrument Supervisor for ARGAS in Saudi Arabia. Providing technical support for ARGAS's operations in Saudi Arabia - 4 x SN408 crews plus associated in field processing systems.
1995-1999 - Manager/Owner of Geotronics Co. Ltd.(Thailand), involved in development and field operations of borehole measurement equipment under contract to Aztec International Ltd. Specifically, operation and maintenance of borehole logging systems - Auslog, Mount Sopris, Comprobe etc. throughout Thailand.
1991-1995 - Instrument Technician with Western Geophysical, maintaining Telseis RTDT (24 bit option) in Indonesia, LRS-16A streamer systems and navigation/ship's equipment in the Southeast Asia region, and an MDS-18X OBC system in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
1990-1991 - Hardware Engineer with Halliburton Geophysical Services, maintaining Perkin-Elmer 3200 series Mainframe computers (3250, 3260, 3280E) and peripherals, and a large
number of PCs and associated LANs in central China.
1984-1990 - Senior Observer with Geosource. Duties involved supervision of land Seismic crews and repair and maintenance of electronics on crews. Specifically MDS-10, MDS-16, Opseis, Telseis FT1000, Myriaseis, LVL equipment, radio transceivers etc. in Australia, Africa, China, and Oman.
1983-1984 - Instrument Technician with Western Geophysical.
Duties involved repair and maintenance of a ship based Telseis Seismic acquisition system (STB79 series) and a DFS-V recording system off the East coast of India.
1982-1983 - Assistant Observer with Digiseis, assisting in the operation of a 48 channel MDS-10 Seismic acquisition system in the Great Sandy Desert of Australia.
1980-1982 - Observer/Instrument Engineer with Layton Seismic
Services. Duties involved operation and repair of land
Seismic data acquisition systems (I/O DHR 1632 & DHR 2400 )in
Australia, Thailand and the Philippines.
1980 - Electronics Technician with the CSIRO. Involved in
testing and interfacing of a processor controlled Plasma sourced Direct Reader Optical Spectrometer at the CSIRO's research facility in Perth, Western Australia.
Work Related Certificates:
Opseis 5500 Operators and Maintenance Certificate (1983,USA)
SHV 310C Vibrator Control (Force Control) Certificate (1985,USA)
Pelton Advance II Vibrator Control (Force Control)(1987,Kenya)
Sea Survival (1991, SMTC SDN. BHD, Miri, Malaysia).
Sea Survival (1995, Maritime Operations Centre, Warsash, UK)
MDS-18X Operations and RU III Maintenance (1995, Houston, USA)
MDS-18X Technical Maintenance (1995, Houston, Texas, USA)
Nuclear Materials Handling Certificate (1997, O.A.E.P., Thailand)
SN408 Operators Certificate (2001, Nantes, France)
VE432 Vibrator Electronics (2001, Nantes, France)
SN408 Advanced Training Certificate(2003, Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia)
PDO HSE Induction (June 2011, Muscat Oman)
PDO H2S Awareness (June 2011, Muscat Oman)
PDO H2S Awareness (November 2014, Fahud Oman)