dGB Earth Sciences donates software to Nigerian universities

dGB Earth Sciences has donated $ 4.8 million in licenses of its OpendTect software and corresponding commercial plug-ins to 20 universities in Nigeria.

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ENSCHEDE, the Netherlands -- dGB Earth Sciences has donated $ 4.8 million in licenses of its OpendTect software and corresponding commercial plug-ins to 20 universities in Nigeria.

dGB Earth Sciences provides seismic interpretation software to the oil and gas industry. The company partnered with Danvic Concepts International, a Nigerian oil and gas services provider, to help PhD and MSc students in Nigeria hone their seismic interpretation techniques.

The students will have access to OpendTect plug-ins such as for dip steering, sequence stratigraphic interpretation, neural networks, and dGB’s Open Seismic Repository, which contains seismic data, interpreted horizons and well data from global locations, including Central Alaska, offshore Netherlands, the North Atlantic Ocean, and offshore Canada.

Danvic Concepts International is part of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, a Nigerian government initiative to enhance research and training within the country’s oil and gas sector.

07/01/2010

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