Focus on excellence.

Shawn L. Rice is the leader for FairfieldNodal’s Data Acquisitions, Systems, and Engineering businesses. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Rice offers his perspective on modernizing and optimizing various internal organizations’ business models and operating practices. He also focuses on identifying strategic technology and partnerships, and leveraging cross-functional staffing opportunities, particularly in Engineering, to enhance FairfieldNodal’s technical offerings and strengths while providing career development opportunities for team members. 

Rice joined FairfieldNodal from ION Geophysical where he served as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Engineering, and before that held progressive and global assignments with other geophysical and oilfield services sector companies. Rice holds a Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a member of the SEG, EAGE and has served on the Board of Directors of the IAGC since 2007, having formerly served as Vice Chairman and Chairman (2001-03).