MR. JOHN LOGEL is a Geophysical Consultant to various organizations as a mentor/teacher and prospect reviewer. John's previous positions were as Chief Geoscientist Europe for Talisman Energy Norge/UK in Aberdeen Scotland, the Lead Geophysicist in Norway, and Senior Geoscience Advisor for North American Operations in Calgary AB. Prior to Talisman, John held several technical management and advising positions with Anadarko Canada, and Petro-Canada in Calgary and before that he worked 19 years for Mobil in numerous assignments in Europe and North America. John has over 34 years of experience in the industry, and has worked on the discovery, delineation and development of several giant, world-class oil and gas fields throughout the world. His interests are in reservoir prediction and characterization from seismic data, understanding and quantifying risk. His latest emphasis has been in the adaptation of geophysical techniques to better understand, predict and exploit unconventional reservoirs effectively. He teaches enthusiastically and loves to develop technology and encourage professional growth. John is a professional Geophysicist and holds a BS and MS from the University of Iowa. He is a member of SEG, CSEG, APEGA, and AAPG. John has held several positions with the CSEG and the SEG serving on technical committees; is on the curriculum committee for the DoodleTrain (CSEG); held several session chair positions at conventions; and held positions on the international showcase. John has authored or co-authored over 50 professional papers. He also teaches professional development courses for PetroSkills in Basic Geophysics and AVO, Inversion and Attributes. On a personal side, John is active in his children's school and baseball clubs. He enjoys skiing, motor biking and bicycling in his spare time.