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The optimal interpreter of a seismic data volume is a petroleum geologist that is capable of integrating subsurface geologic data, regional stratigraphy, and geophysical interpretation together in a thorough review of an area. Our approach is to utilize our considerable experience in interpretation to efficiently delineate a prospective target, while special geophysical tasks - such as 3D project design and implementation, and AVO work - will be contracted out to a specialist within our network of geophysical consultants.

We load all 2D and 3D projects into our workstations using SMT's 2D3DPak software (including VuPak, SynPak, GeoSyn 2Dand the Rock Solid Attributes (RSA) Modules), performing all interpretation in-house; we are also cross-disciplined in the use of Landmark's interpretive software. Our workstation is powerful enough to efficiently load and interpret even the largest 3D mega-survey.  In our role as Geophysical Data Manager for Vision's Exploration Program, we exercise special care in the maintenance of our license agreements, field and final tapes/discs, and support data.  Data and interpretations are easily shared with clients via Citrix's ShareFile Secure FTP service, DropBox, or Hightail.

We have earned a reputation for accurate seismic interpretation and innovative prospect generation. While we admire, respect and learn from the work of our predecessors, we will not hesitate to challenge any pre-conceived notions that might have caused a potentially lucrative seismic play to have gone unnoticed. Our principal goal is to employ seismic data as a useful tool in the development of a prospect. Key "show wells" - noteworthy for their shows of oil and/or gas in the target reservoir - are also very important. The optimal seismic prospect is one that combines good 3D data with abundant well control and one or several key show wells.

Here is a partial listing of the areas or trends within which we have had experience in 2D or 3D seismic interpretation (specific Louisiana Parish listings indicate areas wherein our geophysical interpretation experience has been predominantly 3D):


Beauregard Parish (Hackberry, Cockfield Yegua, Wilcox Trends)

Calcasieu Parish (Hackberry, Yegua)

Cameron Parish (Lower Hackberry)

Franklin & Tensas Parishes (Sparta, Wilcox, Chalk, Lower Tuscaloosa Trends)

Iberia Parish (Miocene, Oligocene)

Iberville Parish (Miocene, Oligocene)

Lafourche & Terrebonne Parishes (Middle Miocene)

Bay Marchand Field (Miocene OCS)

Trend-Wide Exploration (2D & 3D):

Sparta Trend

Wilcox Trend

Lower Tuscaloosa Trend

Fractured Chalk Trend

Cockfield/Yegua Trend


Interior Basin Salt Dome Trend

Smackover Trend

Norphlet Trend

Hosston Trend

Lower Tuscaloosa Trend

James Lime Trend

Black Warrior Basin - Pottsville Trend; Carter & Lewis Sands, Knox Deep Gas Play

Lower Miocene ("Amphistegina" Sand) Shallow Gas Play


Smackover Trend

Norphlet Trend

Lower Tuscaloosa Trend

Black Warrior Basin - Carter & Lewis Sands, Knox Deep Gas Play

Frisco City Sand Trend

Miocene Sand Gas Trend


Northeast Texas Lower Cretaceous, Bossier, Smackover and Norphlet Trends

Southeast Texas Hackberry Trend

Southeast Texas Yegua Trend

South Texas Vicksburg Trend

Other Areas

Colombia (Rio Planas Area)

Australia (Canning Basin)

Vision Exploration is recognized as a bona fide Geophysical Consultant by SEI, Seitel, SEISCO, and most other geophysical data brokers.  Vision steadfastly adheres to all confidentiality and consulting agreements and is a well-trusted partner who will always protect your data.