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Fugro Appoints Senior Geophysicist


Image:Fugro Nancy E. Bowers, Ph.D., a licensed geoscientist and published author, has joined Fugro Gravity & Magnetic Services (FGMS) as Senior Geophysicist, FGMS President Emily Farquhar announced. Based in Houston, Bowers will be responsible for gravity and magnetic data
sales. She also will provide technical expertise for the FGMS sales and
marketing departments. Prior to joining FGMS, Bowers owned and operated Subsurface Interpretation Services LLC, where she provided geological and geophysical interpretation and data quality control services to oil and gas exploration companies. She has additional experience analyzing offshore deltas and sub-salt and
sub-basalt plays, and has collected offshore data from Brazil, Spain,
Nigeria, India, the Gulf of Mexico, Norway, Greenland and the Red Sea.

“Nancy’s work ethic and accomplishments are well-known throughout the industry,” said Farquhar. “To add people of her caliber to our staff
sets us strides ahead of the competition “ “Nancy’s intelligence and savvy business acumen will have a positive impact on the continued development and success of FGMS and Fugro as a whole,” said Jeffrey D. Rowe, Vice President and Manager of the Non-Exclusive data group at FGMS. “Her diverse international experience and background in potential fields will integrate perfectly with her work at Fugro.”

Bowers began her career as a research assistant and instructor at the
University of Wisconsin; the College of William and Mary, the University of California, San Diego; and the University of Wyoming.
Bowers earned her doctorate in Earth Sciences from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. Additionally, she holds a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Wyoming and a Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Washington. She is the author of more than 10 research papers and the past recipient of the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Chrysalis Scholarship. She has received a Geological Society of America (GSA) research grant, an Amoco Oil Company research grant and a Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) scholarship.

Bowers is a member of the American Association of Petroleum
Geologists (AAPG), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), American Geophysical Union (AGU), Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists (TBPG), GSA and AWG. Fugro Gravity & Magnetic Services is a part of Fugro, which has more than 14,000 employees and operates in more than 50 countries. Fugro provides advanced surveying, seismic, oceanographic, meteorological and positioning
services. Fugro interprets and processes data collected at sea, on land and from the air.


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