Highly-acclaimed power-course.

100th annual AAPG convention & OTC - Houston (2017)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Education Blog 

“I have never been impressed with a geological talk the way I was impressed with Jon's: clear, sharp, with lots of facts, and entertaining.”

Third Annual geoscience symposium - Odessa (2019)

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Basin Dynamics provides innovative geoscience and reservoir characterization solutions dedicated to the oil and gas industry to quantify geologic risk and uncertainty.  The company's core strengths enable operators to replace traditional reservoir description with high resolution data derived from advanced knowledge of reservoir architecture, process sedimentology, depositional systems and sedimentary basins.

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Jon rotzien 

President & Owner

Mr. Rotzien established Basin Dynamics in 2015 to provide business consulting for the global oil and gas industry.  Basin Dynamics provides solutions to a wide range of upstream E&P challenges.  Jon's expertise is deep-water sediment transport and deposition as it pertains to the exploration, appraisal and production of oil and natural gas. He is winner of the GCSSEPM Distinguished Service Award (2018and co-founder of the Houston Explorers Club.  Public CV here; for extended resume, please submit request.


Practical Methods for Mapping and Interpreting Deep-Water Stratigraphy and Reservoirs (online version)Integrated Methods for Deep-Water Reservoir Characterization (online version)

NEW!  Deep-Water Depositional Systems Masterclass (Singapore & Bogota)

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Marine Sedimentary Processes

AAPG GTW 2022 on Mixed Depositional Systems