Itasca International has appointed Shawn Maxwell as president and CTO of Itasca Microseismic and Geomechanical Evaluation (ImaGE) products and services. IMaGE is a forward-thinking initiative that offers a new standard in engineering hydraulic fracture stimulations for unconventional reservoirs.
Dr. Maxwell has 28 years of experience in microseismic, and is a pioneer in microseismic fracture imaging services. Prior to joining Itasca, he has been chief geophysicist and microseismic advisor at Schlumberger, and has also led technology development at Pinnacle/Halliburton and ESG. He was awarded a PhD in microseismicity from Queen’s University, and is currently serving as both an SPE Distinguished Lecturer and SEG Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC).