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In addition to the Board and Circle Committees, EAGE also has a number of permanent committees in place:

Technical Programme Committee (TPC)

The Technical Programme Committee is chaired by the Technical Programme Officer, who is elected by the EAGE membership. The members are the Technical Programme Officers, representing the various disciplines, of the Circles.

The Technical Programme Committee is responsible for the technical programme of the Annual Conference and other conferences, workshops, meetings etc. of the Association. It supports the technical programme of other conferences, meetings, workshops etc. in cases of involvement of the Association. The work of the Technical Programme Committee comprises the acquisition, refereeing, selection and programming of oral and poster papers, workshops, field trips etc. and assistance to the Board in the long-term planning of the Technical Programme.

Aart-Jan van Wijngaarden (TPO / Chair)IntegrationEquinor
Caroline Jane LowreyGeologySpirit Energy
Deyan Draganov
Near SurfaceDelft University of Technology
Esther Bloem (Chair NSGD)Near SurfaceNorwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
John BrittanGeophysics PGS
Juliane Heiland
Integration Schlumberger
Lucy Slater (Chair OGGD)GeophysicsTrident Energy
Maartje Houben Reservoir Shell
Martin WidmaierGeophysicsPGS
Pierre-Olivier Lys Reservoir Geophysics TotalEnergies
Walter Rietveld
GeophysicsBP Exploration Ltd

The scope of the REvC is to address the impact of new technologies on the estimation, classification and categorization of Reserves and resources, paying due attention to uncertainty and with a non-exclusive technical focus on the integration of geophysical methods with Reserves characterization and modelling.

The REvC aims to increase awareness and competence relating to the classification and categorization of Reserves and resources amongst its membership and in the geoscience community at large through journal articles, short courses, targeted workshops and dedicated sessions at the annual conference.

The REvC contributes to creation and  review of the Petroleum Resources Management System (PRMS) and the Storage Resources Management System (SRMS), and their guidelines.

SRMS and SRMs guidelines

PRMS v1.03 and errata and PRMS guidelines 2022

Current members of the EAGE REvC Committee:

Øistein BøeEquinor, Observer to the SEG-OGRC
Xavier Troussaut Total, Observer to the SPE-OGRC
Thies Dose Wintershall Dea
Alexei HuertaReservoir Management Consulting (RMC)
Christian HidalgoIneos Oil & Gas
Nour KoronfulSchlumberger
Dominique GuerillotTexas A&M University at Qatar

The EAGE Research Committee (RC) acts as a voice of the members towards the EAGE organization, especially regarding issues related to the scientific content. The RC members come from the various application fields within our community, having specialisms like seismics (the majority), other geophysical applications, petroleum engineering, near surface and geology.

The RC members are all motivated to keep the technical standards of the EAGE as high as they have been. By all means we try to help EAGE to bring a broad, high-level and dedicated scientific program towards the geoscience community.

One of the main activities of the EAGE RC is to organize workshops during the annual meeting and contribute in organizing stand-alone workshops, like the yearly joint SEG-EAGE Summer Research Workshop. Furthermore, the RC supports dedicated sessions during the annual EAGE meeting.

In addition the RC advises the EAGE organization in issues that are of importance to the membership and spot new trends that may need attention. The RC can also start new initiatives, like was done a few years ago with the introduction of the “Earthdat” portal at the EAGE website, in order to gather information on geophysical data, models and software.

Below are the documents describing procedures of the Research committee:
New Members Procedure
New Chairperson Procedures

Xander Campman (Chair) SeismicShell
Adam Cherrett Geophysics / Seismic
Andrea Moscariello Geology
TU Delft
Andrea Zerilli Potential Methods
Adriana Citlali Ramirez GeophysicsTGS
Antony Price EM / Potential MethodsTotal
Christian Deplante SeismicTotal
Christian Hanitzsch SeismicWintershall DEA
Claudio Bagaini SeismicSchlumberger
Colin MacBeth Seismic
Heriot-Watt University
David Bruhn Geothermal Energy Helmholtz Centre Postdam
Dirk Gajewski Seismic University of Hamburg
Dominique Guérillot Petroleum Engineering Texas A&M Qatar
Enru Liu Seismic ExxonMobil
Eric Verschuur Seismic TU Delft
Eugenio Loinger Seismic Eni
Gilles Lambaré SeismicCGG
Giorgio Minelli GeologyUniversity of Perugia
Jan Thorbecke HPC / SeismicCray
Johan Robertsson SeismicETH Zürich
Kurt Strack Geophysics / Petrophysics / EM
KMS Technologies
Malcolm Francis Geophysics
Martin Tygel Applied Mathematics
State University of Campinas
Matthew BrzostowskiSchlumberger
Massimo Antonelli Potential Methods
Mokhles Mezghani Petroleum Engineering
Saudi Aramco
Olivier Gosselin Petroleum Engineering
Imperial College London
Pierre Thore SeismicTotal
Ranajit Ghose Seismic / Near SurfaceTU Delft
René-Edouard Plessix Seismic / EMShell
Rita Streich EM Geophysics / HPCShell
Rob Arts GeophysicsENGIE
Robert SoubarasSeismicCGG
Stefan Buske SeismicTU Bergakademie Freiberg
Tijmen Jan Moser SeismicMGS
Ulrich Zimmer Passive SeismicShell
Yunyue Li (Elita) SeismicNational University of Singapore

The Publications Committee is chaired by the Publications Officer, who is elected by the EAGE membership. The members are the Chief-Editors of all the journals of the Association: First Break, Geophysical Prospecting, Near Surface Geophysics, Basin Research, Petroleum Geoscience and Geoenergy. The Publications Committee co-ordinates between the journals of the Association, develops a publication policy for the Association, supports the Publications Officer and gives advice to the Board.

Peter RowbothamPublications Officer
Gwenola MichaudFirst Break
Tijmen Jan MoserGeophysical Prospecting
Panos TsourlosNear Surface Geophysics
Alte RotevatnBasin Research
Jonathan RedfernPetroleum Geoscience

The Publication Committee For Books advise the Publications Officer on whether a book is worthy of publication and suggest possible referees for the final book proposal. The Publication Officer is the Chairman of the Book Publication Committee.
EAGE covers the full range of topics within Geosciences and Engineering and the committee members need to reflect this range and should therefore be comprised of geoscientists and engineers with a range of expertise. The members of the Book Publication Committee will be appointed for the periods of two years and can be re-appointed for new two-year period twice for a maximum period of six years.

Current members of the Publications Committee are:

Jean-Jacques Biteau Basin analysis, Formation evaluation, migration & basin modelling, diagenesis, Reservoir description, Seismic interpretation, Structural analysis, Sedimentology
Prof. Alain Tabbagh Near Surface Geophysics; EM induction methods, DC Resistivity methods, Potential methods and Geothermics.
Dr. Phil Christie Marine seismic acquisition physics, Well logging and formation evaluation, Rock physics, Seismic reservoir characterization, Time-lapse seismic, Continental margins
Dr. John Brittan General Seismic Data Processing, Seismic Data Imaging and Model Building, Demultiple, denoise and regularisation, Full-waveform inversion.
Prof. Hitoshi Mikada Applied Geophysics: Theories and praxis in exploration seismology, Seismic data processing, Seismic interpretation, Electromagnetic exploration, Petrophysics, Earthquake seismology, Volcano-seismology, Geodesy, Tectonophysics, Petroleum Engineering: Drilling engineering, Oceanic Engineering
Dr. Michael Welch Structural geology and geomechanics, fault seal analysis, fault zone architecture, fracture analysis and prediction, and geomechanical modelling.
Dr. Eric Verschuur Signal processing, seismic processing, wave theory, seismic modelling, multiple removal and multiple imaging, seismic imaging, inversion techniques

The Committee on Membership and Cooperation is chaired by the Membership and Cooperation Officer. Its members are appointed by the Board and serve for a period of two to six years.

The objective of the Committee on Membership and Cooperation is to improve the interaction between members of the Association and to facilitate the creation and activities of local chapters and groups of special interest. The Committee supports the Membership and Cooperation Officer and gives advice to the Board.

Furthermore the Committee on Membership and Cooperation is responsible for assigning event support. For more information on this topic, please go to PACE Event Support.

Current members of the Committee on Membership and Cooperation are:

Caroline Le Turdu (Chair) Switzerland
Mayowa Afe Nigeria
Brij Singh (EAGE YP SIC Chair)Poland
Hitoshi Mikada Japan
César Barajas-Olalde United States
David Leonardo Moreno
Anna Lim (EAGE WGE SIC Chair)Norway

The Education Committee is chaired by the Education Officer. Its members are appointed by the Board and serve for a period of two to six years.

The objective of this committee is to set up a coherent and integrated programme of educational activities for the Association.

Maren Kleemeyer (Chair)Shell The Netherlands
Claudio Bagaini SchlumbergerUnited Kingdom
Henry DebensWoodsideAustralia
Sergey FomelUniversity of Texas at AustinUnited States of America
Flora GarofaloIndependentItaly
Myrto PapadopoulouUppsala UniversitySweden
Matteo RavasiKAUSTSaudi Arabia

The Student Affairs Committee is a sub-committee of the Education Committee. The Student Affairs Committee is composed of a chairman and at least four other members. All these functionaries are appointed by the Board and serve for a period of two to six years. The Student Affairs Committee focuses on student affairs and local student representation and activities. The Student Affairs Committee reports to the Education Officer.

Bill Richards (Chair)Dalhousie University
Antonia Hardwick (Co-chair) UK Geophysics Consultant
Thomas Finkbeiner (Co-Chair) King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Arjan Kamp Total E&P
Carla SkinnerNatural Resources Canada
Clairet GuerraSLB
Giancarlo Bernasconi Politecnico di Milano
Karine LabatIFP Energies Nouvelles / IFP School
Phuong-Thu TrinhTotalEnergies
Roger Arthur Clark University of Leeds

The AC comprises a Chair in addition to a team of voting members who cover the geoscientific and related engineering disciplines, 5 members will be ex officio the latest 5 past presidents in a rolling sequence timed with the Presidential rolling sequence; 4 members will be the latest 2 Erasmus and 2 Wegener Awardees in a rolling sequence timed with the annual awarding process. All members of the Awards Committee must be bona fide EAGE members.

The Chair and the members are nominated biannually and must be ratified and approved by the EAGE Board, a process that would normally occur at the Board Meeting held at the Annual Conference. The Chair has the duty to keep the committee populated and balanced (in terms of geographical distribution and professional back ground). The Chair and the Awards Committee members are all independent of the Board but the Vice-President-Elect or the Vice-President is an ex officio, non-voting member of the AC, responsible for liaison with the Board.

The AC recommends candidates for the various statutory EAGE Awards no later than 1st December of each year so that they may be considered by the EAGE Board at their December Board meeting. The best papers awards will be nominated by 14th February in time for the March Board Meeting – so that the last issue of First Break and our cited international journals can be given appropriate consideration.

The AC reports to the Board and is advised by the Vice-President or the Vice-President Elect. The Board has the final decision on its recommendations. However, the Board is not permitted to make counter or new proposals.

EAGE is not obliged to offer every Award in every year. Most Awards are limited to one candidate or group of candidates. Honorary Membership and, in exceptional circumstances, the Schlumberger Award and the van Weelden Award may be offered to a maximum of two (2) candidates.

Current members of the Awards Committee are:

Tiziana Vanorio (Chair)Stanford University
Andrey BakulinThe University of Texas at Austin
Azadeh HojatShahid Bahor University of Kerma
Didier GranjeonIFPEN
Dirk OrlowskyDMT
Everhard MuyzertSchlumberger
Gijs VermeerRetired
Jean-Jacques Biteau
Jean-Marc RodriguezTotal Energies
Kamy SepehrnooriThe University of Texas at Austin
Matthew David JacksonImperial College London
Michael PopperlreiterCNPC R&D
Pham Huy GiaoPetro Vietnam University
Wen SongThe University of Texas at Austin
Yanghua WangImperial College London
Valentina Socco (Board Liaison)Politecnico di Torino

The IOR Committee is responsible for the content of IOR Symposia.

Current members of the IOR Committee are:

Eric DelamaideIFP Canada
Diederik van Batenburg (Chair)Shell
Alan BetetaHeriot Watt University
Helber CubillosEcopetrol
James BrodieBP
Ying GuoNorce Research
Panteha GhahriUK Oil and Gas Authority
Rafael HincapieOMV
Tina PunterveldUniversity of Stavanger
Nicolas Passade-BoupatTotalEnergies
Franco Masserano Eni
Ann MuggeridgeImperial College London
Pete Eilsø NielsenEquinor
Ali QubainKOC
Leonid Surguchev Apus Energy
AbdulKareem Al-SofiSaudi Aramco


The ECMOR Committee is responsible for the content of ECMOR Conferences.

Ahmed ElsheikhHeriot-Watt University
Tafouik Ait-Ettajer Repsol
Alberto Cominelli Eni S.p.A.
Isabelle FailleIFP Energies nouvelles
Dominique Guerillot Terra 3E SAS
Hadi Hajibeygi Delft University of Technology
Knut-Andreas LieSintef
Roland Masson Université Côte d’Azur
Stephan Matthai (Co-Chair)University of Melbourne
Edel Reiso Equinor ASA
Pierre Samier TotalEnergies
Pallav Sarma Tachyus
Ralf Schulze-Riegert SLB
Michael Peter Suess Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
Arne Skorstad (Co-Chair)Halliburton

The Programme for Association and Cooperation in Earth Sciences (PACE) is funded by EAGE and supports individual geoscientists to participate actively in selected EAGE events. This support is available for accepted speakers who cannot obtain financial support from other sources. With the PACE programme, EAGE strives to encourage the exchange of information and knowledge among the global geoscientific community.

Markus Krieger (Chair)Germany
Caroline Le Turdu Congo
Eduardo Lopes de Faria Brazil
Marina PervukhinaAustralia
Nihed El AlloucheThe Netherlands


Siddharth Misra


Prof Dr Siddharth Misra’s research focuses on improving subsurface characterization and prospect evaluation for the exploration of hydrocarbons, minerals and water resources.

His major contribution is in the theory of electromagnetic responses of geological formations to various charge polarization phenomena. The theory has enabled him to introduce a multi-frequency electromagnetic log-inversion technique to remove dielectric effects for improved estimation of hydrocarbon pore volume.


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