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Bertrand Duquet


Bertrand Duquet - Innovative Acquisition Project Manager - Exploration & Production - Total

Bertrand Duquet - Innovative Acquisition Project Manager

Bertrand earned a PhD in geophysics from Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) in 1996. After one year post-doctoral studies with Amoco in Tulsa, he joined IFP as Research Geophysicist in 1997. In 2006, he joined Total as Seismic Imaging Project Leader for a few years before taking the role of coordination of seismic imaging R&D activities.

He joined Total United Kingdom affiliate in 2011 as Operation Geophysicists and moved to Total Exploration & Production research center in Houston in 2013 to be in charge of the Geophysics department. Since 2016 Bertrand works in Pau as Manager of the applied R&D project in Geophysics and also Deputy Manager of the Geophysics department. Since September 2019, he is in charge of the Innovative Acquisitions research project.

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  • Bertrand co-organised two workshops for the SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists) and the EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers) as well as a SEG summer research workshop on subjects related to seismic imaging.
  • From 2008 to 2011, Total entrusted him with company training on this theme, of which he has expert knowledge.
  • Bertrand is the author and co-author of more than thirty publications (articles in geophysics journals and publications at SEG and EAGE conferences).



  • Member of the SEG research committee.

Research & Development

Metis' 1st Seismic Acquisition in the United Arab Emirates


Pangea III : Computing Power Breaking New Ground