Ingrain appoints chief geoscientist

Ingrain has appointed Elizabeth Diaz as the company's chief geoscientist.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- Ingrain has appointed Elizabeth Diaz as the company's chief geoscientist. Diaz will help lead Ingrain's team of physicists and geologists in developing new methods and technologies in the field of reservoir rock properties computation.

Diaz comes to Ingrain with expertise in many geophysical disciplines, including the application of rock physics and quantitative seismic interpretation techniques, and the evaluation and risking of the presence of reservoir rocks and hydrocarbons. She has also gained field experience working on exploration projects around the world, including developments in Nigeria, Brazil, Libya, Kazakhstan, Yemen, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and the US.

Diaz has held previous technical positions at Shell, Occidental Oil & Gas, Halliburton, and Grant Geophysical. Additionally, Diaz conducted rock physics research at Stanford University, studying the effect of glauconite on the elastic properties, porosity, and permeability of reservoir rocks.

09/02/2008

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