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Paul Mathewson, Geophysicist

Geophysical Interpretation, Visualization & Database Management Software Tools
Contract Proprietary & Custom Third-Party Software Architecture, Design, Development, Evaluation & Testing Services.


  • Senior Applications Software Developer & Consultant with over 25 years of contracting experience in Design, Development and Implementation of highly technical applications. In-depth experience specializing in Geophysical & Geological applications. Advanced experience in C, C++, Pro-C, Fortran, X11, Xt, OpenGL, Motif, Qt, Oracle, SQL, ArcSDE, OpenSpirit on multiple Unix/Linux operating systems.  Strong problem solving skills combined with ability to design and develop intuitive user interfaces across broad range of platforms and applications. Extensive seismic data I/O experience as key interface & data loading developer for multiple industry leading interactive geophysical applications. Developer of SAMUEL 2D/3D  & SAMUEL CSI interactive geophysical exploration software.  Formerly operator of Interactive Exploration Services, GPC Sales & Leasing, Inc., Computer Physics Corporation.

  • Professional Services

    • Design, development and consulting of application software for Linux (Red Hat, Digital Unix, HPUX, Slackware, etc.) Systems, Sun Microsystems Sparc (SunOS/Solaris) systems,  Intel PC (Win 95/98/NT/XP, Linux) systems. X-Windows(X11), Xlib, C, GCC, Visual C++, MFC, OLE, Openwin, Motif, Qt, TCP/IP, NFS, FTP, HTML, Fortran, Tk/Tcl, SQl, Oracle, etc.
    • Consulting services provided for application development, management and outsourcing solutions. Evaluation of application development & migration. Evaluation of internal versus external solutions. Evaluation of vendor solutions & practices. Audit of vendor processes before, during and post delivery.


    • Geophysical, Geological, Petrophysical, EMS SCADA.
    • Advanced development of software products and support modules for:  Schlumberger (GeoFrame, Charisma, IESX, ProSource, Petrel),  Landmark Graphics Corporation (Seisworks, OpenWorks), OpenSpirit, etc.
    • UNIX, LINUX, X11, Motif, Qt, C, C++, Fortran, SQL, ORACLE, HTML, JAVA, etc.


    • Provided workstation services and/or products directly to
      • Schlumberger-GeoQuest, Schlumberger-ProSource, Schlumberger-GECO,
      • Amoco, Arco, British Petroleum, Exxon, OXY, Mobil, Pennzoil, Shell, Texaco
      • Total Minatome, Union Texas, Unocal, many other companies worldwide.

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Copyright(1992-2017) by Paul Mathewson, Applications Developer & Consultant
Last modified: 01/16/17