John Sinton

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John Sinton
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Latest company Conoco Exploration Research
Membership SEG, AGU
BSc Geophysics
MSc Geophysics
PhD Geophysics
BSc university Colorado School of Mines
MSc university University of Hawaii
PhD university University of Hawaii

Best Paper in Geophysics Award 1995

Larry R. Lines, Henry Tan, Sven Treitel, John Beck, Richard L. Chambers, John Eager, Charles Savage, John Queen, William D. Rizer, Paul L. Buller, V. Dale Cox, John B. Sinton, James H. Ballard, George F. Kokkoros, Antoine Track, Philippe Guerendel, Jerry Harris, Spyros K. Lazaratos, and Mark A. Van Schaack received the 1995 SEG Best Paper in Geophysics Award for their paper Integrated reservoir characterization: Beyond tomography.[1]

Biography 1995[2]

John Sinton received his BSc in 1974 from the Colorado School of Mines and his MS in 1977 and PhD in 1982 from the University of Hawaii. He has been employed by Conoco since 1982 and is currently director of a geophysical group at Conoco Exploration Research. His areas of interest are in reservoir characterization and integrated studies. He is a member fo SEG, AGU, and the Geophysical Society of Tulsa.


  1. Lines, L. et. al. (1995), Integrated reservoir characterization: Beyond tomography GEOPHYSICS 60(2):354.
  2. Contributors, Geophysics 60(2):622.