LMKR Extends GEOGRAPHIX® SOFTWARE grant to Louisiana State University


Houston, TX (September,2013): LMKR and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge announced signing of a 3 year software grant agreement for the LMKR GeoGraphix® product line. This agreement will enable the Department of Geology & Geophysics at the LSU College of Science to continue using the GeoGraphix® software for research projects being conducted by students in the university's Undergraduate and Masters Degree programs.

"The LMKR University Grant Program has been designed for academic institutions involved in training the future talent of the upstream oil and gas industry. We are delighted to have extended this partnership as it will go a long way in developing a resource pool of Geoscientists with strong insight in to the most advanced workflows in the market." said Jahanzeb M. Khan, Regional General Manager, LMKR North & South America Operations. "Through this program, LMKR wants to put GeoGraphix® into university classrooms across the globe and equip today's students with a strong foundation in the technology that they will need for success in tomorrow's job market".

"The continuation in the use of the GeoGraphix® software in our research initiatives, builds on our commitment to pursue excellence in fundamental and applied research in Earth Sciences", said Jeffrey A. Nunn, Neal Professor of Geology at the university's Department of Geology & Geophysics.

LMKR has an ever increasing customer base in North and South America as well as Canada. This demands a need for personnel trained on LMKR GeoGraphix®. Through the University Grant Program, LMKR aims to bring GeoGraphix® into the classrooms of leading geoscience and engineering universities allowing graduates to have a thorough understanding of the software before embarking on their careers.

About Louisiana State University
As the flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts.