Welcome to PDI

Paleo-Data®, Inc. (PDI) is an employee-owned, centralized, full-service micropaleontological consulting firm specializing in biostratigraphic services primarily in the Gulf Basin, USA with increasing broad-based international experience. Having performed sample examinations on over 15,000 wells since 1968,  PDI utilizes a consistent and proven biostratigraphic framework for optimal uniformity and accuracy in stratigraphic correlation. Our staff includes eleven biostratigraphers specializing in foraminifera and calcareous nannofossils from Jurassic through Quaternary age,  and a full-time support staff of lab, clerical, and administrative personnel. PDI utilizes a team approach to client projects, integrating the full range of collective expertise among its staff and subcontractors.  

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PDI and RPS have now formed a teaming relationship to fully address the needs of complete biostratigraphic data, particularly in USA Paleogene and Mesozoic age section where integration of palynological data is crucial to a full understanding of the geohistory. PDI works closely with RPS staff in Houston and the UK for project development.  PDI staff can now fully complement RPS wellsite geology services with coordinated data delivery and realtime operational assistance. 




  • Integrated microfossil, nannofossil and palynomorph biostratigraphic services

    – Paleo services include standard in-house sample preparation and examination service,

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  • Comprehensive GOM deposystems data/map project

    – In collaboration with Earth Studies Group (ESG),

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  • Regional paleo databases

    – Offshore LA and TX Foraminifera and Nannofossil Well Data and Map Packages.

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  • Workshops & Short Courses

    in applied biostratigraphy available to universities and industry.

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