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Peter Hodge

Peter Hodge

As Oil & Gas Solutions Lead within EMC’s Engineering Solutions Group, Peter is responsible for the development of solutions that utilize EMC and our partners’ technologies to address the needs of the oil and gas market. Peter has been with EMC for 14 years in a variety of capacities, including Oil & Gas Industry Marketing. Peter had dreamed of making a career in seismology and earthquake prediction after earning a bachelors degree in geophysics, but was lured away by the Oil & Gas industry and spent several years at Mobil Oil as a geophysicist, Green Mountain Geophysics leading marketing and sales, then Digital Equipment Corporation in various marketing and partner management roles focused on oil and gas before finally landing at EMC. Peter is fascinated by the Oil & Gas industry and finds the technological advances he has witnessed over his career to be quite remarkable. Next to his family, Peter's passion is the outdoors, in all seasons, with emphasis on mountain climbing.
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[show_avatar email=peter.hodge@emc.com align=left avatar_size=30]My cohorts and I are off to SEG next week to meet with customers, partners, friends and colleagues.  We will hear and tell lots of stories during our visits.  Whether at the conference, the exhibit floor, over lunch or drinks, when conversation turns to reminiscing about how it used to be for geoscientists, we will reflect on the amazing and exciting changes we have witnessed in our careers.  For the most part, life for a geoscientist is better. I remember my early days as a geophysicist and the time-consuming chores of working with paper sections, measuring travel times with a ruler, transferring times to paper and drawing a contour map.  Preparing for a prospect review meant the office was a busy place nights and weekends.

The explosion of computer technology has streamlined the process tremendously and allowed for orders of magnitude more data to be interpreted and analyzed in far less time.  Yet, despite the exhilarating changes technology has provided, (more…)