CGG supporting reservoir characterization at Omani institute

Offshore staff

MASSY, FranceCGG GeoSoftware has donated a suite of HampsonRussell reservoir characterization software to the Department of Earth Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman.

Students will be able to use the software for quantitative reservoir characterization and seismic inversion.

Previously, CGG helped the department equip its seismic processing laboratory with computers and also granted licenses for its Geovation seismic data processing software.

Kamal al-Yahya, senior vice president, GeoSoftware at CGG, said: “The aim of our active University Software Donation Program is to inspire the next generation of geoscientists by providing them with the tools they need to understand and contribute to an ever changing technological environment.”

MENA Region Manager Mehdi Belrhalia added: “We are interested in bringing innovative reservoir characterization techniques to Middle East academics while at the same time developing close ties with students looking to pursue a career in geoscience.” 

01/13/2017

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