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Ikon GeoPressure provide global best practice in subsurface pressure analysis. Delivering consulting, training and integrated technology to reduce risk and increase success from overpressure and geopressure in exploration, development and production situations. Ikon GeoPressure are part of Ikon Science, the global geoscience technology company committed to bringing innovative geoscience technology to the upstream oil and gas industry.

Ikon Science, founded in 2001, employs over 80 people and has offices in London, Durham, Edinburgh, Houston, Boulder, Lagos, Kuala Lumpur and Perth Western Australia.

Richard Swarbrick - Managing Director
Before founding GeoPressure Technology, Dr Richard Swarbrick completed a PhD in sedimentology/tectonics at Cambridge University, and subsequently worked as a geologist for Mobil for ten years from 1979. During that time he worked in exploration and production assignments in both the UK and USA.

In 1989 he began teaching petroleum geology and related courses at the University of Durham whe
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Steve O'Connor - Technical Manager/Senior Geologist
Stephen is a petroleum geologist who has worked with many types of oilfield data, particularly in the areas of reservoir quality, structural geology, fault seal and pore pressure.
He started his career working on exploration assignments for Unocal and BP/Amoco, before returning to university to undertake MSc. in Sedimentology at Reading University, studying the Clair Field, West of Shetland. <
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Eamonn F. Doyle - Vice President, Realtime Operations

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Ikon GeoPressure Latest News

Drilling with real time pore pressure data
Pore pressure data is a critical parameter for drilling, and it could be more useful if it was updated during the drilling process, making more use of the large amounts of data generated. Eamonn Doyle of Ikon GeoPressure explained how it works
05 Jun 2014

Ikon GeoPressure wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2014
Ikon Science announced today that its Ikon GeoPressure business has been named a winner of the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2014.
24 Apr 2014

Ikon Scence announces commercial availability of Ikon MetaStore knowledgebase
Ikon Science, the global GeoPrediction company, announced the commercial availability for licensing of the new Ikon MetaStore knowledgebase.
27 Feb 2014

Ikon Science new integrated rock physics and geopressure study of the North Sea
Ikon Science announced today the completion of its latest Roknowledge product, the Central North Sea (CNS) Study. A multi?disciplinary team spent over a year systematically working through the data, analysing and investigating over 35 wells across a broad area of the CNS. A first of its kind, the study integrates rock physics with geopressure to identify and unlock hidden E&P potential and provide a unique calibration and interpretation of the seismic behavior at key reservoir intervals.
19 Dec 2013

Ikon Science acquires real-time drilling software and services capabilities
Ikon Science has acquired the software services and intellectual property of Bergen headquartered Terra Geotech AS ( Terra''s services, processes and products have assisted operators in planning and safely drilling challenging wells around the world since 1993.
24 Oct 2013

Pertamina signs 3 year master service agreement with Ikon science
IKON SCIENCE announce that a 3 year Master Service Agreement has been signed with PERTAMINA for Ikon's quantitative exploration software, RokDoc.
11 Jul 2013

Ikon Science reports software and solutions growth in fiscal year 2012-13
Ikon Science shared its results for fiscal year 2012-2013 with its board and investors. The company continued its fourth year of growth in sales of its leading RokDoc software platform (over 50% growth in the fiscal year) and services as well as significant growth in the sale of Roknowledge non-proprietary regional pressure and rock physics studies.
13 Jun 2013

IKON science to launch new corporate positioning
Ikon Science will be at the EAGE 2013 conference in London June 10-12 under its new corporate positioning: 'The Present and Future of GeoPrediction.'
06 Jun 2013

Nalcor Energy asks Ikon to do Newfoundland pore pressure study
Nalcor Energy has asked Ikon Science to do a pore pressure study of the subsurface offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Eastern Canada.
08 Nov 2012

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