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Improve efficiency and results with the latest software updates from GeoSoftware

Our software solutions help you better understand your reservoir and reduce risk in exploration and development decisions. New releases in the GeoSoftware portfolio integrate geoscience disciplines more deeply than ever before by bringing together geophysics, geology, petrophysics, rock physics and engineering.

We are dedicated to delivering collaborative and innovative products that enhance reservoir understanding and reduce E&P risks. Click the drop downs below to see more details about our latest software releases.

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Now Available - HampsonRussell 2024.2 | June 2024

GeoSoftware is proud to present HampsonRussell 2024.2, which includes a range of improvements influenced by valuable client input.

These enhancements include boosted speed, refined workflow processes, advanced analysis capabilities, and increased flexibility in workflow management. 

Streamlined Workflows for Greater Efficiency in Geoview, AVO and Strata

  • Optimizations to large well log database improves performance and speed of project data retrieval and run time of log processing options, ultimately streamlining your workflows and improving overall efficiency. Depending on a specific operation performed, and well database location, performance boosts ranges from 2 to 65 times faster.
  • Poroelastic rock physics template analysis for well logs and inverted data introduces a valuable lithology interpretation tool, relating fluid and dry rock parameters to the data.
  • Ability to model the synthetic seismic well trace with the addition of Extended Elastic Impedance (EEI) Density estimation optimizes the EEI workflow.
  • Standardize and streamline company workflows with the ability to share AVO chains with other users.
  • Advanced model building in EarthModel includes improved horizon regridding in the Structural Modeling Generator (SMG) built from surfaces, as well as the addition of new griding alignment functionality.

Pro4D Innovation for CCUS Application

  • Memory-based visualization of 4D pre-stack volumes and their time-lapse vintages contributes to advancing the understanding and practical application of time-lapse seismic monitoring in the context of carbon capture and storage projects, as well as for conventional oil and gas reservoir management.
  • Wavelet Transform can now be applied to 4D data for feature extraction of complex spatiotemporal structures.

Enhanced Data Versatility in GeoAI CNN Solution

  • Convolutional Neural Network workflow of GeoAI can now work on real wells only, without the need of Rock Physics and synthetic data generation. This simplified machine learning workflow is useful for production-type settings when good quality wells are available.

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HampsonRussell 2024.1 | March 2024

GeoSoftware is proud to present HampsonRussell 2024.1, which includes a range of improvements influenced by valuable client input.

Geoview, AVO, Strata, Emerge, RockSI and GeoAI have all received multiple upgrades for enhancements, usability, and efficiency.


  • GeoAI offers improved Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) model prediction by employing angle-dependent scalars.
  • GeoAI features enhanced visualization for quality control of CNN application.
  • Regression in depth for compaction trend analysis is offered in well log cross plots.
  • Crossplots enable parameterization of the AVO attribute volumes.
  • Volumes can now be stratigraphically sliced and interactively displayed on maps.
  • Emerge offers more trace mix options for geologically consistent results.

Usability Improvements

  • Chained Processing features enhancements to quality controls.
  • Well Correlation offers variable density displays.
  • RockSI features a more intuitive and workflow-oriented interface.

Greater Efficiency

  • Performance enhancements have been implemented for large well databases.
  • Live-link connectivity to Petrel in the GeoSoftware Petrel Plugin enables viewing and accessing seismic data directly without the need for duplication.

EarthModel Usability and Performance Upgrades

  • Stop capability introduced in the Build Model Properties process targeting the typically longest-running step first.
  • Enhanced Fast Kriging performance for Model Building, resulting in up to a 10x speed improvement for network drive storage, reducing processing time from hours to minutes for average-sized models.


HampsonRussell 2024.0 | December 2023

HampsonRussell 2024.0 includes numerous enhancements, providing value for maintenance in various areas.


  • Interactive depth domain visualization in metric and imperial units
  • Easier comparison of multiple wavelets
  • Better visualization of deviated wells during well-ties
  • Easier log cross plot building, enabled curve group support
  • Chain processing enhanced QCs for AVO, gather conditioning and Strata workflows
  • Stability and ease of use improvements for fluid replacement modeling
  • Strata model building improvement to filter well logs before interpolation
  • Emerge allows to improve the lateral continuity of windowed attributes, resulting in more geological-looking results

OpenWorks and Petrel Connectivity

  • Support of OpenWorks on Windows
  • Support for US survey foot in Petrel
  • Ability to save seismic outside Petrel project directory


  • GPU support for training and application of CNNs
  • Angle-dependent wavelets and synthetics for WellGen
  • Easier and faster QCs for multiple wells
  • Support for 2D seismic surveys


HampsonRussell 13.2 | September 2023

In our Rock Physics-based Machine Learning product, GeoAI, we now offer uncertainty analysis of the Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs). This provides valuable insights into prediction spread and confidence levels. Additionally, we have updated the visual interface of GeoAI, providing a clearer and more user-friendly experience.

HampsonRussell’s user-friendly Well Tie tool plays a crucial role in reservoir characterization workflows. To ensure the accuracy of the seismic-synthetic well tie process, we now offer extended Quality Controls (QCs). The upgrades make it easy for users to interpret seismic-synthetic match and residuals, while also simplifying the evaluation of velocity changes resulting from edits to the time-depth relationship (“stretch/squeezes”). These new QCs allow for quick and straightforward review of the well to seismic correlation.

To further enhance AVO data conditioning for large volumes, we have upgraded the Chained Processing tool. This workflow based seismic analysis, AVO and pre-conditioning tool provides the ability to perform interactive preview of processing results. The results can be previewed on arbitrary lines, slices and as spectral QCs within user defined spatial zones. Users can now make further significant time savings while reducing the need to create and store intermediate processing results.

Other notable enhancements in version 13.2 include:

  • Well-ties and check shot correction now include displays for velocity variation analysis.
  • Multi-Node Processing with a convenient MNP-local option. This option makes it easy to optimize the processing time for inversions and conditioning of large seismic volumes.
  • The Interactive Spectral Decomposition Analyzer now includes the Basis Pursuit method. The basis pursuit technique shows higher time frequency resolution and empowers interpreters to enhance the clarity of geological features.


HampsonRussell 13.1 | June 2023

The release of HampsonRussell 13.1 offers intuitive and advanced solutions for seismic reservoir characterization and quantitative interpretation. 

Recognize uncertainty and evaluate reliability of model predictions with innovative new tools in HampsonRussell’s GeoAI. Through powerful and flexible machine learning workflows, integration of quantitative multi-mineral rock physics models (RPM) further improve reservoir characterization results. Geoscientists can now perform comprehensive validation procedures and calculate quality metrics to assess the uncertainty of the Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) model predictions at blind wells.

HampsonRussell’s user-friendly Well Tie tool plays a crucial role in reservoir characterization workflows. To ensure the accuracy of the seismic-synthetic well tie process, we now offer extended Quality Controls (QCs). The upgrades make it easy for users to interpret seismic-synthetic match and residuals, while also simplifying the evaluation of velocity changes resulting from edits to the time-depth relationship (“stretch/squeezes”). These new QCs allow for quick and straightforward review of the well to seismic correlation.

Other notable enhancements in version 13.1 include:

  • Efficiently load data by utilizing quick well selectors and enabling easier import of multiple LAS files.
  • Streamline the import of well deviations from multiple files with smart file format detection.
  • Upgraded default settings for log types, units and mnemonics
  • Expanded EarthModel options including horizon-to-horizon truncation for greater accuracy of geologic models in complex faulted environments


HampsonRussell 13.0 | March 2023

New EarthModel Feature for Advanced Model Building

  • Build sophisticated low frequency models and interpolated property volumes with the new EarthModel feature within Strata
  • Generate more accurate inversion results with EarthModel for geologically complex areas and especially near faulted zones
  • EarthModel is available for all Strata users

Rock Physics and Machine Learning Advancements

  • Validate the quality and accuracy of machine learning models with the updates delivered in our integrated rock physics and machine learning offering, GeoAI
  • Directly estimate of petrophysical properties from inversion results using a calibrated rock physics model in the crossplot module
  • Model unconventional, multi-mineral shale reservoirs in the integrated rock physics and machine learning workflow
  • Generate better well curve estimates and improve the rock physics model fit using the Curve Fitting option

Improved GeoSoftware Petrel Link

  • Petrel link connectivity from the Linux environment is now supported
  • Volume import from Petrel performs up to 95% faster than before

Optimizations and Other Improvements

  • In response to the requests from our user community, we made optimizations to pre-stack inversion and Multi-node processing, fault handling, crossplotting and well log analysis tools.


HampsonRussell 12.2 | November 2022

Advancements in Machine Learning Capabilities
  • HamsponRussell now includes an integrated GeoAI workflow with RockSI and WellGen for advanced rock physics modeling.
  • GeoAI encompasses a novel methodology for seismic reservoir characterization with limited well control, speeding up rock and elastic property predictions with a simplified machine learning technique. Multiple reservoir volume properties can be estimated using GeoAI for regression and now also for classification studies.
User-Driven Improvements
  • Enhanced log crossplotting
  • Improved bandpass filter for wavelet extraction using wells
  • New seismic display options
  • Horizontal well correlation
  • Velocity field refinements
  • Optimizations of Strata model exports
Enhanced Reservoir Characterization Technology
  • New Confusion Matrix QC to quantify the classification results
  • Scaling process utilized in the Synthetic Catalog workflow with Deep Neural Networks
  • An interactive spectral decomposition analyzer and AVF attribute volumes for effective reconnaissance analysis
  • Imported faults can now be displayed on maps

GeoSoftware Petrel Link
Users can easily use the GeoSoftware Petrel link in HampsonRussell that supports the DELFI platform for an all-in-one solution so users can easily work in multiple platforms at once. 

  • New to this release is the capability to import faults from Petrel.
  • Securely import and export data into HampsonRussell and run advanced AVO and inversion workflows efficiently with greater ease-of-use.


HampsonRussell 12.1 | August 2022

With this latest release of HampsonRussell, easily run the GeoSoftware Petrel link for traditional desktop environment and the Schlumberger DELFI platform in the cloud. Securely link these software products and run efficiently across your company's software suite for greater ease of use.


HampsonRussell 12.0 | June 2022

With this significant milestone, HampsonRussell's latest technology innovation brings you new Artificial Intelligence capabilities for seismic reservoir characterization, improved performance for faster results and a superior user experience for any geoscientist that boosts efficiency and usability. New features in HampsonRussell version 12.0:

  • HampsonRussell’s newest technology, GeoAI, speeds up seismic reservoir characterization with a rock physics driven machine learning technique.
  • A new Flex Gridding feature in Geoview improves horizon and data slice interpolation performance and provides very fast results, even for large datasets. 
  • Interactive Amplitude Spectrum Analyzer allows quick understanding of seismic frequency content at the gather pre-conditioning step before AVO attribute analysis and inversion.
  • This release adds Multi-node Processing (MNP) cluster management scheduler that further improves the run-time speed of seismic data conditioning functions and reservoir characterization workflows, saving hours when processing large volumes.
  • The HampsonRussell database and displays have been optimized to handle up to 1500 wells.
  • MapPredict now supports analysis of many maps and has been assessed on projects with 5,000 maps.
  • Enhancements in Emerge provide a way to quantify classification success using Confusion Matrix, analyzing derived measures such as precision, sensitivity, and false positive rate.
  • Numerous log crossplotting revisions focused on user experience. Both log and seismic crossplottting have been optimized for large data sets running up to 5 to 10 times faster.
  • Geoview adds automated multi-well correlation providing fast well-tie quality control analysis for many wells, saving time in projects with many wells.
  • Vertical trends and 3D volumes can now be created and used to define the a priori proportions in LithoSI.
  • Improved quantitative QC in RockSI compares modeled and measured logs.
  • RockSI’s Curve Fitting tool lets you calibrate the rock properties or parameters by optimizing the fit between a measured and a synthetic curve.
  • GeoSI handles projects with mixed units and the wells tab now displays Most Likely Facies during facies classification using polygons.
  • Stability improvements have been made throughout all the modules by introducing enhanced testing protocols and expanding the automated testing procedures.

For a complete list of fixes and improvements, please refer to the new features and release notes documents available with the HampsonRussell 12.0 release materials.


HampsonRussell 11.0 | June 2021

New features in HampsonRussell version 11.0:

  • GeoSI geostatistical inversion has new density modeling that provides another level of flexibility and detail
  • Interactive AVO Fluid Factor cross-plotting adds sophistication and faster interpretation of reservoir properties
  • Analysis of pre-stack gathers along deviated wells improves pre-stack data understanding and AVO modeling studies
  • Strata allows you to merge complex models for easier modeling of complex geological scenarios
  • Automated multi-well correlation affords fast well-ties and quality control analysis for hundreds of wells, saving time in projects with large well data sets
  • Improved depth-time domain conversion, velocity modeling, and depth synthetic modeling enable integration of seismic assets with geological and petrophysical depth domains


HampsonRussell 10.6 | October 2020

The new features and functionality of HampsonRussell 10.6 include an interactive radon analyzer, an AVO interpretation crossplot template, improved convenience in retrieving inversion models, greater parameter flexibility and a new inversion algorithm.

Accomplish your exploration and development objectives at every stage of your reservoir characterization and interpretation workflows with HampsonRussell 10.6. For questions about what’s new in HampsonRussell, or request a demo: contact us


HampsonRussell 10.5 | March 2020

HampsonRussell 10.5 extends and enhances the user experience, offering the speed of Multi-Node Processing on Windows and the flexibility of a Python ecosystem. New features in HampsonRussell version 10.5:

  • Multi-Node Processing, now available on Windows in addition to Linux, provides powerful speed improvements to your processing projects. Initial tests of Multi-Node Processing, when running gather conditioning and pre-stack inversion processes on Windows, indicate speed improvements of approximately three and a half times when using four Multi-Node Processing nodes rather than a single node. This requires an add-on license for any number of nodes.
  • New Python ecosystem for HampsonRussell provides the flexibility to design and code any process while taking advantage of the HampsonRussell project structure and data access. The ecosystem accesses log, horizon and seismic data and is included at no cost for customers on active maintenance.
  • Successfully tested and now cloud-ready in AWS as well as Azure.


HampsonRussell 10.4.2 | May 2019

New features in HampsonRussell version 10.4.2:

  • Faster Pre-Stack Inversion: This release introduces an updated FFT code that is two to three times faster than in previous versions
  • Relative (i.e., no model) and absolute inversions in a single run
  • Multi-node processing update
  • Step-down slicing: Multiple slices can be displayed individually or can be shown in slide-show format
  • Fast import and use of shape files
  • Streamlining of project startup when there are many wells
  • Plus more miscellaneous improvements detailed in the release documentation


HampsonRussell 10.4.1 | January 2019

Features in HampsonRussell version 10.4.1 deliver continual improvements in reservoir characterization and seismic interpretation technologies aimed at making sophisticated geophysical analysis and workflows accessible to every geoscientist.

Power of Machine Learning in Emerge for Better Reservoir Characterization

Machine learning has been a component in Emerge for decades. A key enhancement is Emerge Deep Learning, allowing for more accurate reservoir characterization.

Advanced Seismic Conditioning

This is a new module to improve seismic data quality and achieve more confidence in inversion and AVO.

AVO Quick Modeling

AVO Quick Modeling has an expanded range of tools to generate 1D/2D/3D synthetic models and analyze potential seismic response. Its RockSI component provides linkage to rock physics.

Multi Node Processing (MNP)

Multi Node Processing distributed across several Linux machines can radically reduce the run-time of pre-and post-stack inversion, AVO and gather conditioning processes. It can be used in the cloud, which enables scalability of hardware resources.

Advanced Python Scripting

Advanced Python Scripting for seismic processes enables adding Python plug-ins, giving you the freedom to incorporate your advanced R&D algorithms directly into HampsonRussell.

See a recorded webinar on Deep Neural Networks in HampsonRussell Emerge: watch video.


HampsonRussell 10.3 | January 2018

Features in HampsonRussell version 10.3:

Faster Data Loading and Processing Speed

  • Dramatically reduced loading time for pre-stack seismic data and regular gridded data
  • Faster implementation of multithreading for input volumes over 4GB
  • Maintenance upgrade to existing licensees of ISMap
  • New seismic display templates increase the speed of image creation and capture

AVO Quick 1D/2D Modeling

  • Added functionality for 1D/2D AVO model building
  • Direct connection to RockSI to utilize rock physics models

Horizontal Well Correlation

  • Drag-and-drop horizontal well correlation
  • Import and export well sets

Spectral Decomposition

  • Find successful results prior to running inversions with the advanced spectral decomposition attributes that analyze the seismic frequency content

See the new horizontal well correlation feature in action: watch video.


HampsonRussell 10.2 | November 2016

Features in HampsonRussell 10.2 help to extract and predict attributes along horizontal wells and provide better workflows for greater productivity with new data conditioning, inversion and map prediction features. The 10.2 release contains various improvements to Gather Conditioning, Strata, Pro4D, GeoSI, RockSI and other modules. These enhanced capabilities reflect a commitment to continually improve reservoir characterization technologies for all geoscientists.

MapPredict: Formerly ISMap

  • New map-based geostatistical tool for integrating well and seismic attribute data into detailed maps
  • Fully integrated, easy-to-use
  • Maintenance upgrade to existing licensees of ISMap
  • Significant improvements that will increase ease and usefulness

Other Enhancements

  • New analysis capabilities in AVO, Strata and Emerge
  • AVO and ProAZ data conditioning enhancements for better processes
  • Improved data conditioning with isotropic or azimuthal NMO
  • Fxy Deconvolution and Spectral Balancing processes

HampsonRussell 10.2 offers faster seismic data loading, improved accuracy for offset to angle computation, easier comparison of inversion results, and more.


HampsonRussell 10.1 | March 2016

New features for seismic interpretation and reservoir characterization, including better workflows for added value. Exciting new capabilities include:

  • Interactive AVO Quick modeling
  • Easier quality control for automated testing of inversion parameters to achieve faster inversion results
  • Additional crossplotting functions for zone cluster analysis and display of rock physics templates, together with an interactive display of zones throughout seismic volumes
  • Import from Petrel 2015 of well, horizon, and seismic data

Now Available - Jason 2024.2 | June 2024

Jason 2024.2 is designed to enhance usability and streamline workflow efficiency, providing you with tools and capabilities that have been refined based on valuable client feedback.

Improved RockMod Performance with Complex SMGs

  • Grids with faulted structures, truncations and pinch outs are now significantly more performant.

RockRank Robustness

  • Ranking can now resume after interruptions from previously calculated results.
  • Progress monitor shows realizations and percentage of project completed.

Other Improvements

  • Better handling of multiple concurrent launcher usage and ability to manage remote sessions.
  • New robust HPC scheduler infrastructure that manages resource and time estimation with greater accuracy and ease, accessible directly from the GUI, providing a more user-friendly experience and eliminating the need for manual entry of scripts and environmental variables.

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Jason 2024.1 | March 2024

Jason 2024.1 is designed to enhance usability and streamline workflow efficiency, providing you with tools and capabilities that have been refined based on valuable client feedback.

Usability Enhancements

  • Seamless session selection upon application launch allows you to choose the view you want to immediately display.
  • Improved and management ensures that these files are always backed up as a pair. Additionally, a new Restore functionality, accompanied by immediate visual feedback, allows for effortless restoration of previous surveys and coordinates.
  • Map View highlights for selected tracegate segments and displays of project session creation and modification dates and times have also been added.

Workflow Efficiency Improvements

  • Well Viewer now displays multi-realizations statistics such as min/max rand and mean +/- standard deviations from all realizations.
  • Improved efficiency with pseudolog labeling for easier identification and faster population of the MCPU host list.
  • Streamline progress monitoring, ensuring jobs are accurately displayed only on the machine where they run, fixing premature job end time reporting, and providing enhanced progress reports.
  • Enhanced WellEditor to allow specification of maximum seismic and well panels, and fixed Color Scale Editor to display histograms correctly for certain horizons.
  • Improved Depthmod to ensure accurate TD conversion, resolving mismatch issues with input horizons.
  • Enhancements in Trendmodeler to align vertical gate inconsistencies for accurate output file generation and correct vertical gate restoration errors from saved sessions in.
  • Color Scale Editor now displays histograms correctly for SHF horizons with delta data types such as bandpass P-Impedance.

EarthModel Usability and Performance Upgrades

  • Stop capability introduced in the Build Model Properties process targeting the typically longest-running step first.
  • Enhanced Fast Kriging performance for Model Building, resulting in up to a 10x speed improvement for network drive storage, reducing processing time from hours to minutes for average-sized models.


Jason 2024.0 | December 2023

The Jason 2024.0 development continues to focus on improving usability and reducing overall workflow time.

Improved Usability

  • Co-located labeling of features across multiple viewers
  • User defined default property ranges
  • Crossplot regression annotations can be copied, moved and edited
  • Immediate feedback on data coverage during set-up of StatMod and RockMod

Reduced Workflow Time

  • Synthetic trace generation in Gather QC module
  • Improvements to import and export functionality with Petrel
  • Additional pre-established post-inversion QCs for InverTrace and RockTrace
  • Additional QC tool for cosimulation following deterministic inversion.


Jason 12.2 | September 2023

Jason's StatMod and RockMod modules, renowned as top-tier geostatistical modeling and inversion software solutions, now deliver immediate data verification cues during the data loading process. Embedded map viewers facilitate real-time confirmation of the lateral position of volumes and horizon data inputs, encompassing both continuous and discrete properties. This early validation ensures data integrity prior to executing large scale batch and HPC processing jobs for inversion workflows.

StatMod and RockMod are further improved with handling of laterally varying azimuths of anisotropic lateral variograms. The variation is expediently accounted for from input horizons and supports complete variability across projects. Non-stationarity handling is also extended to the Discrete Property Editor. This new functionality increases the level of detail in the inversion process, enabling more precise and accurate modeling of subsurface properties within complex geological formations.

Other notable enhancements in Jason 12.2 include:

  • The integration between Jason and Petrel now extends to support Petrel 2023
  • Perform more efficient data quality control (QC) in both True Vertical Depth (TVD) Subsea and TVD below the mudline (sea bottom/ground surface)
  • Improved efficiency progress reporting available in StatMod and RockMod to increase transparency and clarity for users monitoring and managing the status of multiple realizations.


Jason 12.1 | June 2023

The release of Jason 12.1 introduces a series of enhancements to improve user productivity and provide quick assessments in challenging data environments.

Industry-leading software in geostatistical modeling and inversion, Jason’s StatMod and RockMod modules, now include key enhancements resulting in faster start-ups and quicker turnaround with minimal data scans and improved inter-process communication. For example, both data gaps and missing data interpolation facilitate simpler co-simulation workflows in difficult data environments.

StatMod and RockMod have also been enhanced to better handle InverTrace and RockTrace inputs for co-simulation. The implemented enhancement to the data interpolation allows for improved reservoir characterization, providing more accurate geological results even in the presence of data gaps and missing data.

Jason’s popular Gather QC tool facilitates rapid assessment of data quality and suitability for inversion, and now generates quick, on-the-fly AVO curves for multiple gather sets with angle overlays and well displays.

Other notable enhancements with release 12.1 include:

  • Volume display enhancements and the use of trend volumes for model building in Jason EarthModel
  • Better application performance from improved memory profiles
  • Usability upgrades of more trace gate definition options, improved horizon importing, new color scales and improved well I/O


Jason 12.0 | March 2023

New EarthModel Feature for Advanced Model Building

  • Build sophisticated property volumes for low frequency input in InverTrace and RockTrace inversion workflows
  • Use EarthModel to generate more accurate inversions in geologically complex and faulted areas

Integrating Geoscience Data with Rock Physics Modeling

  • The Rock Physics Modeling technology in PowerLog RPM is now available in Jason
  • Use core, log, and other well data to build a wide variety of rock physics models, linking elastic to petrophysical and mechanical rock properties
  • Benefit from dedicated, editable rock physics models that link well logs and seismic to facilitate interpretation and more in-depth understanding of seismic inversions. The results lead to more accurate wellbore design, fracture stimulation, and reservoir modeling


Jason 11.2 | August 2022

With this latest release of Jason, easily run the GeoSoftware Petrel link for traditional desktop environment and the Schlumberger DELFI platform in the cloud. Securely link these software products and run efficiently across your company's software suite for greater ease of use.


Jason 11.1 | June 2022

This new version of Jason brings you innovative capabilities for more accurate inversions, greater functionality and improved usability. New features in Jason version 11.1:

  • A brand-new application is released for Facies-Driven Modeling that includes low frequency modeling for facies-driven workflows. It creates elastic models from facies probabilities and per-facies trends to improve low frequency models for more accurate inversions. 
  • The Facies and Fluids Probabilities module now features facies probability estimation from Logistic regression with machine learning as an alternative probability estimate.
  • RockTrace now features Graphical Gardner and Mudrock parameter design that gives the user greater confidence in estimated parameters with much less effort.
  • Multi-stack wavelet estimation is improved with updated Estimate Multi-Stack Wavelets (EMSW) technology. EMSW features a new GUI and improved phase estimation. Its simultaneous multi-well feature also includes optional automatic well alignment.
  • RockMod now has a new Vertical Trend Editor for interactive editing of properties trends providing greater functionality and usability in defining property trends.

For a complete list of fixes and improvements, please refer to the new features and release notes documents available with the Jason 11.1 release materials.


Jason 11.0 | June 2021

New features in Jason version 11.0:

  • Multi-realization lets you use additional geostatistical simulation data to improve reservoir characterization and risk assessment
  • RockTrace automated parameter setting lets you get results faster, while an intuitive new interface and templates in AVO Inversion provide easier parameter testing and QC of inversion results
  • New Ultra Low Frequency Modeler lets you create background trend models for inversion that incorporate seismic processing velocities
  • FFP facies analysis has a new GUI with Scenario Manager that makes facies determinations easier and more meaningful
  • Multi-View, Split Screen and simultaneous stratigraphic slice-plotting provides more options for display, QC and reporting for interactive on-the-fly spectral analysis.
  • DepthMod velocity calibration allows velocity models tied to well tops for depth inversion and on-the-fly views; get simultaneous layer calibration and optional correction-interpolation schemes for fast, accurate velocity models


Jason 10.2 | October 2020

Jason Workbench 10.2 offers enhanced display options, upgraded QCs and monitoring, and more user-friendly interfaces. The Python machine learning ecosystem contains additional basic and advanced sample scripts and Jupyter notebooks, making it even easier for clients to build their own workflows. Optimizing performance has also been prioritized, particularly within geostatistical reservoir characterization technology.

For questions about what’s new in Jason, or to request a demo: contact us.


Jason 10.1 | March 2020

The latest improvements in the Jason Workbench are released in 10.1. This new version extends and enhances the Jason user experience, offering the critical workflows required for modern reservoir characterization. Jason 10.1 demonstrates our commitment to delivering leading-edge, intuitive workflows offering a superior user experience. Updates and new features include:

Introduction of Jason Python ecosystem 

The Python ecosystem in Jason lets experts and data scientists completely customize machine learning and reservoir characterization workflows by using extensively available Python machine learning libraries and also their own proprietary code.

Several user improvements to viewers and managers

  • Introduction of the Project Overview, which contains a dockable window that consolidates and monitors all progress windows and output messages
  • Enhancements in DepthMod for refining multiple interfaces together
  • Extended data import options


Jason 10.0.2 | June 2019

The latest improvements in the Jason Workbench are released in 10.0.2. Updates and new features include:

  • Minor GUI improvements and greater stability when analyzing three or more inversion parameters simultaneously in RockTrace Simultaneous AVO Inversion module
  • Upgrades to Jason Trend Modeler
  • Option to reference constant values in addition to horizons 
  • Vp/Vs convert to .mod supported
  • Minor GUI reorganization for clarity and efficiency
  • Upgrades to DepthMod
  • Updated user interface for improved usability
  • Improved memory handling for large data sets
  • QC displays are now optional and can be switched off/on in a separate panel
  • Data Tree removed to facilitate the use of workflow steps independently
  • Depth conversion using existing T-D relation (RMS or interval velocity)
  • In RockScale, users can now keep the well curve match for selected wells when upscaling
  • The SEG-Y Export is upgraded to overwrite the default header using a user ASCII header file, or optionally only overwrite user notes


Jason 10.0 | January 2019

Jason Workbench 10.0 demonstrates our commitment to delivering leading-edge, intuitive workflows offering a superior user experience. This version release extends and enhances the Jason user experience, offering the critical workflows required for modern reservoir characterization.

  • New user interface and more user-friendly experience for the core deterministic inversion product, RockTrace, lets users work faster
  • New Facies-Driven Inversion technology addresses the need for more geological constraints in critical workflows
  • Usability improvements streamline loading and viewing data in Jason Workbench
  • Anisotropic inversion can now be completed on as few as three azimuthal sectors to deliver basic, layer-oriented anisotropic properties
  • Jason Workbench has been successfully tested and is now Azure Cloud-ready

Optimize your well productivity, field development and reservoir management with Jason 10 today! For questions about what’s new in Jason, or to request a demo: contact us.


Jason 9.7.3 | August 2018

Jason Workbench 9.7.3 provides continuing product development adding value to users. The quality patch release includes:

  • Jason launcher shut down while connected to a well database repaired
  • The license management software has been upgraded from FlexNet 11.15.0 to 11.15.1; this version is improved for triad license server configurations


Jason 9.7.2 | May 2018

Jason Workbench 9.7.2 provides continuing product development. The quality patch release includes:

  • Simplified well editor when working with multiple wells
  • Improved default setting for QC plots in RockTrace
  • Super high frequency performance when displaying in Section View
  • More efficient use of database wells in Jason


Jason 9.7.1 | January 2018

Jason Workbench 9.7.1 extends and enhances Jason’s reservoir characterization developments in key areas of usability, new science, reliability, performance, connectivity, and integration. The new version eases the organization of standard workflows and the development of new client-specific workflows. The innovative features include:

  • New Jason Organizer for easier navigation within the software
  • Seamless connectivity with HampsonRussell projects and data
  • New functionality for Bayesian Facies classification and inversion analysis in FFP
  • Integration of the RockSI Rock Physics template in crossplots and interpretation
  • Anisotropic low-frequency models in Elastic Volumes Evaluator (EVE) for improved anisotropic inversions
  • Advanced 4D geostatistical inversion option for 4D, multi-component and azimuthal inversion
  • New scenario generation module in RockMod to quantitatively assess uncertainty


Jason 9.6.1 | May 2017

Continuous improvements bring added value to any workflow. We list several highlights for version 9.6.1:

  • Enhancements to remote access and inversion batch accelerators to utilize your hardware to its full potential
  • Facies & Fluid Probabilities module now allows multiple properties within the same type-class for input volumes
  • Improved usability to Estimate Multi Stacks Wavelets, such as saving and retrieving wavelets in the Seismic Definition Editor
  • Improved usability to Well Editor, such as saving and restoring sessions and parameters
  • Increase performance on large geostatistical inversion projects
  • New ESRI shapefile import make it easier to use the industry standard for shapefiles
  • Improvements to 3D view for bricking and caching
  • And many other improvements throughout the Jason Workbench


Jason 9.6 | October 2016

New technology brings greater ease-of-use, reliability, and performance – fewer mouse clicks to get more work done. Here are several highlights for version 9.6:

New model constraints in anisotropic inversion

  • Critical outputs such as fracture density and rock weaknesses process
  • Anisotropy magnitude and stress/fracture orientation

More streamlined and interactive velocity calibration to wells in Depth Inversion

  • Calibrated velocities assigned to files or directories
  • DepthMod Maintenance upgrade for VelMod

Next-generation wavelet estimation for complex situations

  • Multi-Stack Wavelets for AVO inversion – wavelets for all stacks and all wells simultaneously
  • Improved stability for broadband wavelet estimation

Geostatistical inversion supports use of seismic data in depth

  • Direct input of depth seismic now available in StatMod and RockMod

New theoretical models for more flexibility and expert use of Rock Physics software

  • Differential Effective Medium (DEM)
  • Self-Consistent Approximation (SCA)

More quantitative reserves estimates in Facies & Fluids Probabilities (FFP)

  • Results meaningful to all disciplines
  • More accurate risk assessments
  • Bayesian-based facies interpretation

For specific questions about what’s new in Jason, or to request a demo: contact us.


Jason 9.5 | May 2016

New technology in the Jason 9.5 release offers better usability and performance for advanced reservoir characterization.

  • Anisotropic inversion analysis technology delivering anisotropy property estimates calibrated to well control, crucial for effective well design and optimum production
  • Unique depth inversion technology allows direct use of depth seismic in well tie, wavelet estimation and inversion processes to deliver results calibrated to the well depth
  • Multi-stack, multi-well wavelet estimation for more stable wavelets
  • Centralized synthetics capabilities, including full waveform and anisotropic synthetics
  • More predictive reservoir models for dynamic modeling and simulation through the use of 3D facies probability trend models

Now Available -  PowerLog 2024.2 | June 2024

The new release of PowerLog 2024.2 provides numerous client-requested updates, enhancing its user-friendly interface to deliver greater efficiency and improved usability for PowerLog users.


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PowerLog 2024.1 | March 2024

Our latest iteration, PowerLog 2024.1, introduces new features and usability improvements to further enhance the user experience and meet the growing needs of our customers.

Curve descriptions are now automatically added to the database upon creation by most processors, including Statmin, Multimin, QuickLook, Synthetic Curve Generator, and others.

Rock Physics Module (RPM) boasts usability improvements where the MSI-Matrix parameter now enables the adjustment of rock stiffness during rock physics modeling, facilitating greater flexibility. Moreover, users can assign weight factors to regulate the stiffness of the rock, streamlining the modeling process.


PowerLog 2024.0 | December 2023

The focus of development for PowerLog 2024.0 has been improving the ease of use in RPM workflows and Rock Physics Templates.

  • New multi-mineral sample workflows
  • Improved organization and coloring on sample workflows
  • Predefined templates for common rock physics models, organized by facies


PowerLog 11.4 | June 2023

The latest release of PowerLog 11.4 provides enhancements to improve QC and evaluation of interpreted petrophysics properties and accelerate subsurface workflows.

Notable enhancements include:

  • User-requested Crossplot addition of icons for automated data scaling along with zoom options and pan capabilities.
  • Analysis grids for Rock Physics Templates are now color-coded to aid in understanding the information contained in the templates. In addition, legend and label options enable users to effectively communicate the model results.  


PowerLog 11.3 | March 2023

User-Driven Enhancements 

  • Rock Physics Model (RPM) now allows users to select Jason Voight-Reuss-Hill Average mineral mixing for Jason Xu & White and Jason Keys & Xu models delivering more reliable elastic curve models.
  • Rock Physics Template creation is improved in RPM and easily viewed in PowerLog CrossPlots for reliable and accurate interpretation of inversion results.
  • PowerLog RPM workflows are now shared with the Jason software.  Jason users can fine tune RPM workflows and examine the results in Jason viewers.

Optimizations and Other Improvements

  • In response to requests from our user community, we made optimizations to curve ordering in Logplot, imported shape files displays in Basemap, adding wells to Summation Report, TVDSS depth reference in Crossplot and editing in Patch Tables.  

Access the new PowerLog software by logging into the GeoSoftware Download Site or requesting an account to download the software.


PowerLog 11.2 | November 2022

The latest PowerLog technology innovation brings you advancements in rock physics modeling and a superior user experience for any geoscientist that boosts efficiency and usability. 

New features in PowerLog 11.2:

  • Rock Physics Model (RPM) improvements for a better user experience and advanced visualization with a clean display
  • New Rock Physics Templates tool for lithology and pore fluid characterization
  • Rock physics templates are displayed with powerful crossplots that allow for validating and tuning of the Rock Physics Models

Access the new software by logging into the client portal or requesting an account to download the software. 


PowerLog 11.1 | June 2022

New features in PowerLog version 11.1:

  • New easier to use automation and analytics that significantly reduces log editing time to leave more time for interpretation.
  • PowerLog now features fully integrated automated log editing for quicker log data conditioning. This technology includes automated depth matching, outlier detection, log edit/patch and similarity analysis.
  • New Zone Attribute Calculator can automatically and effectively create block curves for reservoir simulation and quantitative interpretation for further geophysical studies.
  • Multi-Well Colored Histograms as an extension available on request.
  • Now use Python Extensions in Power Batch and Workflow Manager by taking any customized python extension into Power Batch and Workflow Manager to build a processor and generate outputs to find the pay zones.
  • PowerLog Similarity Analysis in the cloud can use concurrent processing for analyzing hundreds of wells in minutes rather than hours.

For a complete list of fixes and improvements, please refer to the new features and release notes documents available with the PowerLog 11.1 release materials.


PowerLog 11.0 | June 2021

New features in PowerLog version 11.0:

  • PowerLog Automation and Analytics significantly reduces log editing time so petrophysicists can focus on interpretation
  • Enhanced Python ecosystem allows for many advanced workflows to analyze well and seismic data using open-source Python utilities
  • PowerLog includes new Python scripts for more efficient facies classification and synthetic curve generation so you can generate product, not just build workflows


PowerLog 10.2 | October 2020

PowerLog 10.2 for petrophysical interpretation now offers a complete automated log editing workflow available through a collection of modules that includes Outlier DetectionLog Patching and Synthetic Curve Generation. As a critical part of PowerLog’s patented workflow, Outlier Detection enables users to detect data spikes and anomalies and then replace bad data with patches or synthetic curves. The resulting high-quality curve data is essential in generating accurate interpretations and pore pressure predictions, and for use in seismic inverse modeling.

For specific questions about what’s new in PowerLog, or to request a demo: contact us.


PowerLog 10.1 | March 2020

PowerLog’s latest version continues to bring users new innovative technology and improvements. New features in the PowerLog 10.1 update include:

  • Automatic Depth Shifting is an add-on module; in addition, an ADM feature is built into LogPlot
  • Additional options for interval computations can be generated in the Zone Average Calculator module; you can now calculate average, maximum or minimum value over defined interval
  • Enhancements to Logplot for smoother usability
  • Window linking now links the Project Well Explorer; therefore the active well follows the window linking if desired
  • Data filters can now search for StartsWith/EndsWith and has added the ContainedInGroups options for building conditions based on wells
  • New export option on LAS, LAS Batch, and ASCII exporters preserves depth grid of all curves including irregularly sampled core data
  • New plconnect handles additional data types, including:
    • Get Well Geaders functionality
    • Setting curve descriptions
    • Data filter on StartsWith/EndsWith
    • Get UWIs for Group function


PowerLog 10.0.2 | June 2019

PowerLog ease-of-use continues with new improvements in a minor release. New features in the latest PowerLog 10.0.2 release add value and new machine learning workflows.

  • Improvements in Correlation Cross Section module
  • Ability to pick and edit tops in TVDSS as well as MD
  • Export Cross Section to Collage for building of presentation-quality displays
  • Multiple modes when opening Correlation Cross Section
  • Upgrades to the cross section geographical spacing
  • Plotting runs faster in 10.0.2
  • Now display color-filled contours with contour overlays


PowerLog 10 | January 2019

PowerLog gives users the ability to build their own advanced log processing modules simply and efficiently, as well as develop proprietary, sophisticated and advanced interpretation models. New features in the latest PowerLog 10 release add easy-to-use tools and allow for increased productivity with new machine learning workflows.

  • New workflows utilize machine learning and deep learning so users can develop workflows for automated log editing and other activities that increase productivity and understanding
  • PowerLog has been successfully tested and is ready to work in the Azure Cloud platform
  • New Correlation Cross-Section Module aids users in interactively picking tops correlated by dragging ghosted curves from well to well, building cross-sections, creating zones and visualizing the geology
  • Newly built Stratigraphic Column Editor helps define geologic time and establish depositional environments; with this editor, users can add the stratigraphic columns to log plots, collage displays and cross-sections to improve communication and understanding

Experience the open environment in the PowerLog ecosystem in this latest release of the GeoSoftware flagship well log petrophysical analysis software. For questions about what’s new in PowerLog, or to request a demo: contact us.


PowerLog 9.7.3 | August 2018

PowerLog 9.7.3 provides continuing product development, adding value to users. The quality patch release includes:

  • Google Map Viewer properly runs on Windows 10 systems running the Microsoft Edge browser
  • The license management software has been upgraded from FlexNet 11.15.0 to 11.15.1; this version is improved for triad license server configurations


PowerLog 9.7.2 | May 2018

PowerLog 9.7.2 provides continuing product development. The quality patch release includes:

  • For ease of use, the sub-menu has been removed from the user program menu
  • Modified data filter configuration grid to grow proportionally in height with the screen for improved visibility


PowerLog 9.7.1 | January 2018

Experience the ease of use and script portability in this latest release of the GeoSoftware flagship well log petrophysical analysis software, PowerLog 9.7.1. Enhancements for flexible petrophysical workflows include:

  • New Python extensions run externally to PowerLog with direct read/write access to the PowerLog data model and auto-generate interactive GUIs for running the Python scripts
  • Filtering tool allows searches of large databases for relevant information and assembles that information into groups for ease of access
  • Windows linking to set up a preferred interpretation workflow including multiple viewers and processors to dramatically improve analysis of large data sets more effectively and in less time
  • Improved well selector to quickly select individual wells or a group of wells

Features in PowerLog 9.7.1 release allow for better data management and improved workflows, and facilitate development of advanced interpretation modules.

Watch a demonstration of the new Python extensions capability in PowerLog 9.7.1: watch video.


PowerLog 9.6 | October 2016

Introducing an exciting PowerLog release – 9.6 brings important new functionality to enable more flexible petrophysical workflows:

New borehole schematics tool

  • Easy to learn and use interface allows for interactive display and editing capabilities to aid in designing and visualizing completion scenarios
  • Casing, tubing, plugs, packers and perforations are a few
  • Aids in designing and visualizing planning workovers and completion scenarios

Interactive Crossplot Gameboards

  • Quickly and accurately determine Rw, a, m and n values, as well as other critical log analysis parameters, through multiple crossplots actively responding to changes in input values
  • Single format window controls all plots, both single well and multiple well views
  • Adjustable scrolling sets parameters easily

Multi-level Array Data user programs 

  • Allows greater value from your 2D digital data 
  • Writes programs to analyze NMR data, full waveform sonic data, image logs and other types of 2D data
  • Same interface and Visual Basic scripting that make user programs one of the most popular and useful tools in PowerLog
  • New image data enhancement user program included

Anisotropic Stress and Strain Determination for FracRat module

  • New anisotropic stress module handles anisotropic stress and strain as well as basic isotropic stress
  • Generates anisotropic elastic properties as well as all critical stiffness coefficients essential in 3D modeling and simulation

Gameboards, borehole schematics and array data user programs are part of basic PowerLog and will be provided to all clients current on maintenance. Anisotropic stress will be provided to all users with FracRat.


PowerLog 9.5 | May 2016

PowerLog 9.5 includes new features for better data management, improved asset team collaboration and streamlined workflows. One of the richest petrophysical applications in the industry, PowerLog provides flexible petrophysical workflows. New features include:

  • Major crossplot enhancements – zoom in and out, automatic posting of regression equations
  • Pore Pressure Analysis for engineers, petrophysicists and geologists – enhance understanding of your reservoir
  • FracRat for unconventional shale
  • Rock Physics Module – xu-payne for carbonate reservoir

For specific questions about what’s new in PowerLog, or to request a demo: contact us.


Now Available – InsightEarth 3.7 | September 2023

Our latest innovation, a structurally conformable filter designed to counteract coherent noise, leverages phase information to precisely align with events and improves noise removal while preserving the signal. Initial findings indicate that this technology significantly enhances seismic conditioning in areas characterized by extensive faulting and fracturing, ultimately augmenting the signal-to-noise ratio.

InsightEarth’s Ignition, a comprehensive array of advanced seismic interpretation workflows, has been enhanced to deliver a more intuitive user experience, ultimately increasing productivity and efficiency. Voxel Density Region Highlighting is now accessible for all volume types, revealing regional geological trends from seismic attributes contributing to more insightful analysis.

With our continued commitment to improving usability, Ignition is further upgraded by incorporating history files for output across numerous processes. This meticulous documentation of user-defined settings and workflow stages ensures precision. This feature not only enhances reliability and elevates quality control for prior processes but also empowers workflow recreation through preserved history files.

Other notable enhancements inInsightEarth 3.7 include:

  • The Horizon Edge Stack Filter utilizes inline and crossline computations, configured to allow for more flexibility with lower resolution datasets.
  • FaultFractureSpark now enables efficient processing of the substantial volume of fracture point sets generated to improve noise removal and preserve the signal.
  • Empirical Mode Spectral Decomposition delivers value-added accuracy, distinguishing frequencies of seismic reflections and geological features from background noise. This advancement leads to more precise data analysis.

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InsightEarth 3.6 | September 2020

InsightEarth 3.6 now has new features, including the recently announced WellPath interactive well path planning technology. The WellPath QuickPlan workflow automates planning for large multi-well pads or platforms and builds all well plans simultaneously.

Drill better wells with the new features in InsightEarth 3.6. For questions about what’s new in InsightEarth, or to request a demo: contact us.


InsightEarth 3.5 | January 2020

InsightEarth 3.5 provides continued product development, adding value to users. Updated features in this release include:

  • Structural Conformable Auto-Tracking now available
    • Tracker steering using 3D event orientations and curvature
    • Tracks suite of features in seismic data and tracks constant values in other attributes
    • Multi-seed and multi-z auto-tracking enabled
  • Rose Diagram improvements and enhancements so users can interactively select and sort fault and fracture surfaces as well as automatically create and name sub-folders based on selections in the Rose Diagram
  • Horizon Edge Stack improvements so that operator dimensions now allow user-defined inline and crossline diameters, and the Ridge Enhance option added thin and strengthened the discontinuity signal
  • Trim-and-Seal Interpreted Surfaces
  • Trace Masking and Dead Trace Length enhancements to remove noisy edges around and within seismic volumes
  • Improved progress reposting, user interaction and responsiveness of SEGY Data Import; also, added the ability to extract Fold-Map from SEGY data, and users can auto-apply dead trace length matching


InsightEarth 3.4.1 | October 2018

Updated features in this quality patch release include:

  • Streaming Seismic Volume Format performance improved
  • Upgraded Jason and Landmark OpenWorks and DecisionSpace links
  • Project, Wells and Trim and Seal improvements


InsightEarth 3.4 | January 2018

InsightEarth 3.4 provides solutions to help the geologist better understand their reservoir and lower the risk of exploration and development decisions. Our technology innovation continues with expanded capabilities and improved efficiency with this latest version of InsightEarth.

Streaming volume format feature for faster loading of large data sets

  • Streaming of large seismic volumes that allows you to load entire volumes and work on large data sets efficiently
  • Works across platforms, from Windows to Linux

Four method spectral decomposition process

  • Improvements in time and frequency resolution through spectral decomposition

Watch an introductory video to learn more about streaming bricked volumes: watch video.


InsightEarth 3.1 | September 2016

High-impact improvements in structural and stratigraphic interpretation capabilities enable oil company interpretation teams to deliver more accurate interpretations with fewer people in less time. InsightEarth 3.1 offers intuitive and simplified interfaces and processes for better user experience. Here are a few of the new features:

Interactive dip angle measurement in FaultFractureSpark

  • Measure a value for minimum and maximum dip angles as input to the Automatic Fault Enhanced process.

Curtain and basal slices from a point set

  • New functionality provides the ability to sketch an additional specific type of slice into a point set that describes the slice’s desired path.

New data visibility options

  • Filter Faults by Horizons constrains the display of faults in the 3D display to a specific interval/formation defined by a top and bottom horizon.
  • Filter Data by Intersection constrains the display of objects in the 3D display to an intersection with a specific horizon, fault, geobody or well.

Batch processing for footprint removal

  • Batch Footprint Removal is a new addition to the Coherent Noise Removal process. It provides a method to remove multiple wavelengths and orientations of coherent noise by configuring and running a single process.


InsightEarth 3.0.2 | March 2016

  • Generate powerful outcomes quickly with faster workflows to re-work legacy data sets for missed opportunities
  • Produce on-the-spot answers for quick decisions with significantly improved Advanced Fault Enhancement tools for easier measuring of angles, dips and strikes in real time
  • Create projects quickly with fewer steps, and easily access visible windows during each stage. Quickly view and understand the value range within volumes with customizable color bars
  • Pinpoint areas of interest, streamline collaboration within interpretation teams, and yield greater geological knowledge from seismic data with new stratigraphic interpretation capabilities
  • Execute workflows in minutes rather than days

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