Mr. Jerry Schwinkendorf



Eastern Washington State College
1971 - Geology


Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Denver Geophysical Society
Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society


2016 to Present - President of Columbia Geophysical, LLC

Columbia Geophysical specializes in full 2d and 3d seismic data processing as well as sub-surface imaging of land and marine projects. Project management and 2d and 3d design, both for deep and shallow objectives are also offered by Columbia Geophysical. ProMAX 2D and 3D data processing systems, along with Halliburton SeisSpace processing software are used as Columbia's primary seismic reflection data processing platforms.

Flatirons and Renegade Refraction Statics programs are used along with 3rd party software. Omni 3d design software is implemented when needed. Working with experienced industry associates is also utilized when specialized expertise is called upon.

1991 to 2016 - Vice President of Excel Geophysical Services, Inc / Greenwood Village, Colorado

In this capacity, Jerry has collaborated on the development of Excel from 2 man company to a diversified seismic data processing company. He was the main force in developing the corporate expertise in processing shallow seismic data for many diverse objectives. He has been involved in over 300 near surface land and marine projects in data processing and 2d and 3d field acquisition design. He also has extensive experience in worldwide oil and gas exploration as well as geothermal, mining, and mineral evaluation and deep fault imaging.

1988 to 1991 - President and Founder of Columbia Geophysical / Denver, Colorado

Jerry specialized in the use of the MicroMAX seismic processing system for both office and field data processing, both domestically and internationally.

1988 - President of Response, Inc / Denver, Colorado

Jerry was co-founder of this company, which performed seismic data processing projects and field work for many domestic oil companies as well as international clients.

1983 to 1986 - Seismic Data Processing Manager, Grant-Norpac / Denver, Colorado

Jerry joined this company as a processing geophysicist, but was soon promoted to manager in recognition of his processing abilities and management skills. Grant-Norpac was a major data acquisition and processing contractor based in Denver and Houston employing up to 25 data processors both land and marine.

1978 to 1983

Data Processing Center Manager, GeoSearch Corporation, Denver, Colorado.
Assistant Processing Manager, GeoSearch Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK.
Sr. Processing Geophysicist, GeoSearch Corporation, Midland, TX.

1974 to 1978

Processing Geophysicist, Geophysical Services, Inc., Midland, TX.
Operations Trainee, GSI, Midland, TX. (Field 2 years & Office 2 years)

1969 to 1974

U.S. Department of Agriculture / U.S. Forest Service
Fire Crew Supervisor on 25 man fire crew operating over Western U.S. States