SIGMA3 Announces David Abbott as Global Director of Operations for Microseismic and Borehole Seismic Imaging Processing & Interpretation


HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 06, 2013) -  SIGMA3 Integrated Reservoir Solutions, Inc. announces the appointment of David Abbott as Global Director of Operations for Microseismic and Borehole Seismic Imaging Processing & Interpretation. From field acquisition to final project delivery, Abbott will take the lead in streamlining a growing influx of time-sensitive microseismic and borehole seismic imaging projects to enable clients to perform the most effective fracture stimulation programs.

With 30 years of experience in the upstream E&P industry, Abbott has expertise in the development of microseismic technology and workflows required in the rapidly growing unconventional space. Based in Englewood, CO, he will cultivate the infrastructure to handle MS/BSI projects of increasing number and scale, while reducing cycle time and improving quality through new understanding of what microseismic data reveals about the subsurface.

"Clients rely on SIGMA3 to provide rapid results that can be applied to both current and future field development," says Luis Sanmiguel, President & COO of SIGMA3. "Dave understands the expectations of oil companies, as well as the impact of rapid decisions on CAPEX and OPEX. His technical expertise will enable him to innovate while using our technologies in more dynamic workflows, and I am confident in his ability to take a leadership role within SIGMA3."

Abbott most recently served as President of Abbott Geophysical, and as Sr. Geophysicist at MicroSeismic, Inc. where he helped develop surface-based passive seismic monitoring processes and managed the Denver regional office. Prior to this, he was President and Geophysical Consultant at Mountain Man Geosciences, and held geophysical roles at Texaco and Anaconda Minerals, Inc. Abbott holds B.S. and Professional degrees in Geophysical Engineering and Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a member of SEG and the Denver Geophysical Society.

About SIGMA3 Integrated Reservoir Solutions

SIGMA3 Integrated Reservoir Solutions, Inc., is a leading technology provider for the oil and gas industry that advises oil and gas companies where and how to drill the most prolific wells, while maximizing their production. Through a truly integrated, reservoir-centric portfolio of technology, expertise and services, SIGMA3 delivers an unprecedented level of integration that spans reservoir understanding to production optimization. For more information visit

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