Peter Eick received a MS in Geophysics from the University of Utah in 1989 and a BS in Geology from Michigan Technological University in 1987. He joined Conoco in 1990 in the United States and has worked as an explorer and potential field’s interpreter in the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, the Rocky Mountains, and the Permian Basin.
He switched from explorer to seismic acquisition coordinator early in his career for Conoco and later ConocoPhillips. As Principal Acquisitions Geophysicist in the Geophysical Operations Group at ConocoPhillips, he worked more than 20 years designing and acquiring borehole, marine, and land 3D and 2D seismic surveys worldwide. He is an active researcher and is the co-inventor of the ZenSeis™ acquisition seismic method. He is the named inventor on 55 U.S. patents in addition to many international patents. He left ConocoPhillips in 2015 and started Serenity Geophysical Consultants working on shear wave and high-resolution seismic exploration projects. In 2017, he joined In-Depth Compressive Seismic to help promote the technology. Currently he is the CCO for In-Depth Compressive Seismic and is managing the application of compressive seismic acquisition and processing projects worldwide for their clients.
Eick is a licensed Professional Geophysicist, Continuing Education Instructor for the SEG, and an active member of the SEG, IAMG, GSH, AAPG and HGS.