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Vice President , Systems Division...

Phone: (281) ***-****  
Email: s***@***.com
Local Address:  SUGAR LAND , Texas , United States
1111 Gillingham Lane
Sugar Land , Texas 77478
United States

Company Description: We know what you're up against. For over 30 years, FairfieldNodal™ has developed, manufactured and put to the test exclusive nodal seismic data systems and...   more

Employment History

  • Vice President of Operations
    Fairfield Industries
  • Vice President, Division Manager - Data Acquisition
    Fairfield Industries
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Seismic and Prices Aug 2000, 1 Aug 2000 [cached]
"The oil companies are drilling what they had and getting healthy now," said Steve Mitchell, vice-president of operations at Fairfield Industries, "and this has to happen before seismic can improve."
Mitchell emphasized stable -- not necessarily high -- oil prices are a key factor for improvement in the seismic business and in the oil and gas industry overall.
He's not alone with this opinion.
"There are significant issues with natural gas," Mitchell said."The deliverability issue is looming, we're not gaining on storage, and demand will stay because it's the cleanest burning fuel.
"I think we're going to see gas exploration pick up," he said, "with deeper drilling for gas on land and the shelf."
There's mounting interest on the part of the oil companies in more sophisticated seismic technology such as multicomponent, or 4-C/3-D seismic, which bodes well for the seismic data gatherers.But there are problems to be overcome, such as price and a dearth of commercially available interpretation software.
There are the ubiquitous doubters who say the improved data won't justify the additional acquisition cost, particularly in areas where 3-D programs and surveys already exist.
Still, Mitchell noted a recent Houston Geological Society function featuring a 4-C/3-D presentation was SRO.
Here Comes the Sun?
"There's two ways to increase reserves; either buy them or use the drill bit," Mitchell said, "and the drill bit requires seismic data."
News — FairfieldNodal, 14 July 2006 [cached]
"Sevmorgeo used Z700 marine nodes recently in the Caspian Sea," FairfieldNodal VP Systems Division Manager Steve Mitchell said.
"We're extremely pleased with the ..., 14 July 2006 [cached]
"We're extremely pleased with the positive response to our new and improved ZLand system," said Steve Mitchell, vice president of FairfieldNodal's systems division.
1000 Hills Ministry International, 2 Aug 2013 [cached]
Steve Mitchell
Annual Sporting Clays Tournament was a Huge Success - 11-15-2010 : Geophysical Association contac... International Association of Geophysical Contractors, 15 Nov 2010 [cached]
Steve Mitchell, with FairfieldNodal received the tournament trophy for overall highest score!
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