Strategic alliance strengthens Landmark’s commitment to GeoGraphix product line
Oct. 17, 2010 (LANDMARK ISSUED MEDIA ALERT)

WHO:  Halliburton's (NYSE: HAL) Landmark and Software Services business line, premier provider of software and technology forthe upstream oil and gas industry, LMKR, a leading provider of software development and IT services for Fortune 500 companies and governments around the world.

WHAT:  Landmark announced an agreement with LMKR to accelerate the delivery of new software functionality and expand support for their GeoGraphix line of products.

WHEN:  The alliance was initiated early this year and both LMKR and Halliburton will be available for question at the SEG International Exposition October 17 - 20 in Denver, Colorado

WHERE:  Halliburton Booth #1161 and LMKR Booth #

WHY:  Landmark is committed to the continued development and expansion of the GeoGraphix product line. By establishing this business alliance, that leverages a successful, long running relationship with LMKR, they are providing the increased investment and focus required to deliver a compelling and competitive product suite for customers. LMKR bringstechnological and industry expertise to the alliance and by combining efforts and resources with Halliburton can provide the necessary skill and focus to rapidly evolve the GeoGraphix solutions. With this alliance, the number of dedicated development resources on the GeoGraphix software suite has more than doubled already. As a result, customers will benefit from increased engagement, new software solutions and new workflows - particularly those that address land-based unconventional oil and gas asset development challenges. With LMKR's vast experience optimizing product development efforts and building technology on the Windows platform, they plan to accelerate product development. A significant aspect of the alliance will be to support an aggressive effort to expand the sales, service and support coverage across the globe. Along with the increased attention to the strategic North American market, there will be strong emphasis on underserved markets around the world. LMKR will focus on independent oil and gas operators as well as national oil companies (NOC) who can benefit from the GeoGraphix solutions- particularly those looking to exploit land based and unconventional resources.

About Landmark
Landmark is the premier provider of software and technology services for the upstream oil and gas industry. Its software solutions, built for the DecisionSpace® environment, help improve insight from data in ways never possible before, across the entire exploration and production life cycle. Landmark's technology deployment and hosting services, petrotechnical computing portfolio, software training, and certified customer support are globally available to help its customers realize the maximum return on their technology investments. Visit www.halliburton.com/landmark for more information. About Halliburton Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 50,000 employees in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the life cycle of the reservoir - from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field. Visit the company's Web site at www.halliburton.com.
 

About LMKR
LMKR is a leading provider of software development and IT services for Fortune 500 companies and governments around the world. With specialists in the geosciences, engineering and information technology, the company offers software applications, offshore development and data management services tailored to the exploration, production and management of oil and gas assets. Headquartered in Dubai, LMKR operates centers of technology excellence around the world where staff work closely with customers to develop and implement IT solutions that manage an organizations most valuable assets. Founded in 1994, LMKR is a one of a kind in the energy services industry. It has more than 500 people around the world and is privately-held. For information, visit www.lmkr.com