• ​​​​​​​​Cape VIII Conference
  • ​​​​​​​​​16 – 19 May 2022
  • ​​​​​​​​​​Luanda, Angola

    ​​​​​​​​Cape VIII Conference

    ​​​​​​​​​16 – 19 May 2022

    ​​​​​​​​​​Luanda, Angola

Event Summary 

Running under the theme “Energy Transition and the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry in Africa: Opportunities, Challenges and Development”. CAPE VIII will feature a high-level strategic conference designed to showcase the vision and plans of the member countries

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Shearwater at Cape VIII Conference

    Ed Hager

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    Chief Geophysicist - Acquisition

    Ed is a Geophysical Sciences graduate of Southampton University. Working in the geophysical industry since 1991, starting with Western Geophysical as an onboard field QC, before spending time in geophysical support, data processing and survey design departments, becoming Solution Design and Modelling Regional Manager for the Middle East Area. In 2014 Ed joined Polarcus as the area geophysicist for the Asia Pacific region based in Singapore. In 2021 Ed was appointed chief geophysicist acquisition for Shearwater GeoServices based in their Gatwick office.

    Dave Round

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    VP – Towed Streamer Acquisition Sales

    Dave gained a Geology BSc and an MSc in Petroleum Geophysics at The University of Birmingham in the mid to late 90s before joining Veritas and working offshore. He moved a technical support role in Singapore in 2007 and worked in various technical, sales and business development roles for Veritas, CGGVeritas, Wavefield, Dolphin Geophysical and Shearwater with a focus on the APAC region until 2018 when he returned to the UK. Based out of their Gatwick office, Dave oversees Shearwaters’ global sales activities relating to the towed streamer market.

    Chris Newton

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    Marine Business Development Manager – EAME

    Chris Newton has 30 years of experience in the marine geophysical service sector, both offshore and onshore, and within organisations providing both geophysical support and Sale & Marketing functions.  Based in Shearwater's Gatwick office, United Kingdom, as a Sales Manager, he has a focus on developing future business opportunities with Oil & Gas Companies in West Africa for either Marine Towed Streamer or Seabed Geophysical Surveys.



Shearwater Monsoon - Processing with Reveal in Public Cloud

The presentation gives an update on Shearwater’s experience using our Reveal software for seismic processing in public cloud. It shares real-time demonstration and lessons learned by our processing teams.

Towed Streamer - SW Empress

Shearwater's towed streamer fleet is equipped with the world’s most advanced marine seismic acquisition technologies for exploration, reservoir delineation, characterization and monitoring.

Reveal Software

Reveal provides advanced processing and imaging algorithms from Real Time QC on vessels, through to model building and depth imaging, within