PhD, Geology, Physical Chemistry, University of Arizona 1970
M.S., Geology, KansasStateUniversity, 1965
B.S., Physics, Kansas State University, 1962
2004 – Present, Consultant in Petrophysics
Clients: Petro Tel, Inc.; Cotton Valley fm., Prospective Gas Reservoir, India Bureau of Economic Geology/University of Texas, Austin; Deep Shelf Gas Project (2007), Gulf Coast Carbon Center Project (2009), Haynesville Shale Characterization (current) Petrotechnical Resources Alaska; Kuparuk, Sag River, Ivishak open/cased hole petrophysics for BP Alaska, Exploration wells
2000 – 2002, BP Alaska
Senior Petrophysicist; Greater Prudhoe Bay, Satellites
1979 – 1997, R&D (TechnicalCenter) ARCO Oil and Gas Co.
1979-80 Senior Research Geologist, Geological Research
1980-84 Senior Research Geologist, Geophysical Research, Petrophysics of Butte, MT
Cu Porphyry, Wilcox fm. of SE Texas
1984-86 Principal Research Geologist, Geophysical Research
1986-88 Principal Research Geologist, Reservoir Research and Technology, Prudhoe Bay
Petrophysics – open hole, Cook Inlet
1988-89 Research Associate, Reservoir Research and Technology
1989-97 Senior Principal Research Geologist, Reservoir Research and Technology
Prudhoe Bay Petrophysics – lithology/permeability/cased hole, Neutron Log Interpretation
1970 – 1979 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Taught undergraduate physical geology, mineralogy, petrology, field geology and graduate
geochronology, geochemistry, volcanology.
1968 – 1970 Sr. Research Mineralogist, Geochemical Research Group, Phillips Petroleum Co., Bartlesville, OK
PARTICIPATION OR RECOGNITION IN PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1973 Chairman, Geology Section, ArizonaAcademy of Sciences
1973 Member, Nominating Committee, Rocky Mountain Section, Geol. Soc. America
1974 Chairman, Field Trip Committee, Rocky Mountain Section, Geol. Soc. America Mtg., Flagstaff, AZ
1974 Participant, Penrose Conference on Volcanism and Tectonism of the Southwest U.S.A., Riverside, CA
1978 Member, Outstanding Department on Campus, Northern ArizonaUniv.
1984 Invited Lecturer, SEG Shear Wave Exploration Symposium, Midland, TX
1984 Recipient, AOGC Vice Presidential Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement
1988 Recipient, AOGC, RR&TS Exceptional Contribution Award
1989-91 Member, SPWLA Publications Committee (Technical Editor)
1990-91 Technical Editor, SPE Formation Evaluation
1991 Participant, SPE Forum: Cased Hole Log Evaluation
1998 Instructor: SPE Short Course: Cased Hole Log Evaluation
2007 Technical Coordinator: 48th Annual SPWLA Symposium, Austin, Texas
Eastwood, R. L., 1974, Cenozoic Volcanism and Tectonism of the Southern Colorado Plateau: in Geology of Northern Arizona, Karlstrom and others, Guidebook, Rocky Mtn. Sect. Mtg., Geol. Soc. America, Flagstaff, Ariz., p 236-246.
Castagna, J. P., Batzle, M. L., and Eastwood, R. L., 1985, Relationships between Compressional-Wave and Shear-Wave Velocities in Clastic Silicate Rocks: Geophysics, v. 50, no. 4, p. 571-581.
Eastwood, R. L., and Castagna, J. P., 1986, Interpretation of VP/VS Ratios from Sonic Logs: in Shear-Wave Exploration, S. H. Danbom and S. N. Domenico, Eds., Geophysical Development Series, Vol. 1, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Tulsa, pp. 138-153.
Liu, S., Copen J., Webster, M., Eastwood, R. and Greet, D., 2009, The Historical Development of Prudhoe Bay Field Petrophysical Models: Trans. SPWLA 50th Annual Logging Symp., III, 11p.