Simon White

Monarch Geophysical Services Ltd

March 2014 to Present: Geophysicist

Since joining Monarch as a Project Geophysicist Simon has been supervising the processing of 2D and 3D marine seismic projects including 3D Depth migration. In 2014/15 he  managed a major 3D survey offshore West Africa from the acquisition planning, through the operational phase of the survey to the completion of the processing which utilised state of the art Broadband techniques.

Simon has attended a number of training courses and seminars on specific aspects of processing including a 2 day lecture given by Ian Jack on 4D Seismic.


June 2013 to February 2014

Team leader with responsibility for the supervision of a team of 4 geophysicists. TGS were setting up a new processing centre in their Surbiton office and he was the lead technical person within this new centre. As such he was responsible for project management, parameter testing, QC and production of projects run in the centre.


January 2006 to June 2013

The majority of his experience was gained working in the BP dedicated processing centre where his main responsibility had been the processing of North Sea 4D marine Seismic surveys. The results of one of these projects were presented at the EAGE detailing improvements in 4D processing. He also gained experience working on 2D and 3D datasets. Whilst in this centre he gained experience in mentoring more junior staff.

In this role as a senior geophysicist he was responsible for the running of projects and through this he gained project management skills and a thorough understanding of seismic processing methods and workflows.

The last 2 and a half years with CGG were based in the Crawley processing centre where he continued working on North Sea 4D projects and then moved on to work on a large Caribbean  Projects included 2D, standard 3D Narrow Azimuth and 3D wide azimuth aspects. He was responsible for supervising the work of up to 8 geophysicists.

He has more than 3 years’ experience in depth model building working as project leader on 5 depth projects

Ark Geophysics

March 2005 to January 2006

Responsibilities for the reprocessing and analysis historic potential field survey data, and then loading  this survey data onto an online potential field databank.

He also processed potential field data, from ongoing surveys. He was required to regularly liaise with client representatives to ensure that the work was being carried out to their specification and standards.

Draeger Medical

January 2005 to March 2005

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Simon White

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)1932 860118
Fax: +44 (0)1932 860106
Mobile: +44 (0)7927 152468


  • B.Sc. Geophysical Science, University of Southampton
  • Membership of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain.

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