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Don Townsend

Don Townsend was educated at Acton College London and by the Royal Air Force. In 1965, while employed as a Seismic Observer by Ray Geophysical in Libya he received some training from IBM. He then assisted with the installation of the first RayGeo system 360 Model 40 in Tripoli, Libya and in the generation of the initial seismic software system. In 1973, he was manager of worldwide system support for Petty-Ray Div. Geosource Inc. In 1995, he retired from Halliburton Exploration Services as manager of systems development. He currently enjoys retirement in Texas and Oregon, depending on the season.

Articles by Don Townsend

Early Mainframe Aids Oil Exploration | May 2009 | MAINFRAME