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For decades, high performance computing has driven more accurate, detailed and faster seismic exploration. As oil and gas have becomes harder to find, HPC has b Read more…

By Doug Black

Internship Program Fosters HPC Talent

May 21, 2014

One of the most pressing concerns in HPC circles continues to be a lack of qualified entrants to the field. Not to say there isn't talent -- the popularity and Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

BP Opens New HPC Facility at Houston Headquarters

October 22, 2013

BP announced that it has opened a new facility in Houston, Texas, to house what it claims is the "world's largest supercomputer for commercial research." The Ce Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

BP Brings Petascale Computing to Oil and Gas Industry

December 12, 2012

British multinational BP revealed it is building a new datacenter in Houston to house a 2-petaflop supercomputer. When installed in 2013, it will likely be the most powerful system deployed by a commercial entity, at least of the ones that have been publicly revealed. The upcoming petaflopper will support the company's oil and gas exploration efforts and other research objectives. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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