Induced polarization research at Kennecott, 1965-1977

Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK)



Geophysics research and development (R&D) was a small research group at Kennecott Inc. (KEI), a subsidiary of Kennecott Copper Corporation. The research group served Geophysics-Operations, which in turn worked for another subsidiary, Bear Creek Mining Company (BCMC). BCMC did Kennecott's exploration work such as reconnaissance mapping, staking and proving up claims, and assessment drilling. The working environment at Geophysics R&D included emphasis on instrument development and being strongly field oriented; having entrepreneurial leaders engaged in technical work; interaction between R&D and its `customer', the Operations group and; emphasis on lowering costs and increasing production.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Induced polarization research at Kennecott, 1965-1977
Series title Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK)
DOI 10.1190/1.1437648
Volume 16
Issue 1
Year Published 1997
Language English
Publisher Soc of Exploration Geophysicists
Publisher location Tulsa, OK, United States
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Leading Edge (Tulsa, OK)
First page 29
Last page 33
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