William Keach

Affiliate Scientist

Phone: (801) 585-1717
Fax: (801) 585-3540
Email: bkeach@egi.utah.edu

3D visualization and interpretation, seismic attributes

Regional & Basin Experience

  • New Mexico

  • Texas

  • Worldwide

  • Campos Basin

  • US Rocky Mountains

  • North Sea

  • Gulf of Mexico – on and off shore

  • Brazil

1986 M.Sc. in Geophysics, Cornell University

1984 B.Sc. in Geology, Brigham Young University


  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

  • Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG)

Keach II, R.W., Webb, S., Williams, D. “4D Seismic for Reservoir Management” July 2004, Real Time Workshop( (all speakers invited from international community) sponsored by Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Interpretation of the Jurassic Entrada Sandstone Play Using 3D Seismic Attribute Analysis, Uinta Basin, Utah. Keach et al, Utah State Geological Survey Report, June 2006

Keach II, R.W., *McBride, J.H., Preliminary Results from a Structural Analysis of a 3D Seismic Reflection Volume over the Eastern Edge of the Cordilleran Thrust Belt, Wyoming, USA Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 2004

Purday, N., Keach II, R.W., Sutton, J., Strecker, U., November 2004, “Total Volume Interpretation: A holistic approach to seismic structure and reservoir characterization” Invited paper (oral) presented at Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE), Abuja, Nigeria, co-hosted by American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Keach II, R.W., Purday, N., June 2005 “The Role of Visualization in Understanding the Reservoir,” Invited paper (poster) presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists annual meeting, Calgary, Canada