Telemark Energy Services was founded in 2020 to provide Geophysical Technology services to industry.  We provide the expertise and experience to companies that do not employ full-time technology personnel, don’t have a specific expertise in-house, or simply need additional technical staff on a project by project basis.  In addition to the Principals and Associates listed, we have a network of contractors we utilize to provide a full spectrum of geophysical services.


Mark Davidson obtained his Ph.D. in geophysics from Purdue University.  He has worked in seismic acquisition and processing for two major integrated oil & gas corporations, ExxonMobil and Shell, and one large independent, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.  Upon the Occidental/Anadarko merger, he left Oxy to join with Mark Russel to build a technology company to serve the energy sector and more.

Mark Russell obtained his M.S. in geophysics from the University of Michigan.  He started work with Union Pacific Resources and remained there until the merger with Anadarko in 2000.  After UPR he became an independent contractor performing survey design and field QC work for various companies.  In 2004, he began work at Aspect Energy and continued until 2007 at which point he leveraged the opportunity to start his own seismic acquisition consulting firm, Seismic Acquisition Services (SAS).


Kent Campbell obtained his M.S. in Geology from the University of Idaho in 1999.  He began his career as a marine seismic processor for PGS followed by a move into processing and interpretation roles at ExxonMobil.  After leaving ExxonMobil, he assumed a broad spectrum of responsibilities ranging from interpretation to application development with Fusion Petroleum Technologies, Anadarko, XtremeGeo, and Front Range Geosciences.  He is experienced in 2D, 3D, and 4D interpretation in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs, marine and land seismic processing, integrated interpretation and application development.