Halliburton software grant aids students at WVU Statler Higher education | WVU Today

Josh Dietz, WVU graduate university student who employs Halliburton’s ARIES petroleum economics in his coursework and GOHFER fracture modeling software program in his study.
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College students at West Virginia University’s Benjamin M. Statler Faculty of Engineering and Mineral Resources will gain useful practical experience applying market-leading electrical power exploration and creation software program thanks to a multimillion-greenback grant by Halliburton Landmark, a Halliburton Business small business line.

The in-sort grant includes 200 licenses and servicing for numerous Halliburton software merchandise focused on geoscience, drilling, economics, output, reservoir administration and seismic processing. The company’s a few-year gift bolsters instruction, scholarship and research within just the Division of Petroleum and Organic Fuel Engineering.

“Halliburton computer software is commonly utilized in the oil and fuel marketplace, and this generous grant will assistance assure that our students graduate with the most up-to-day competencies and encounter with the appropriate technology to be a part of the workforce and have an immediate influence,” Samuel Ameri, professor and chair of the Division of Petroleum and Organic Fuel Engineering, claimed. “The software is also essential in the analysis efforts of the Division, which are concentrated on systems that will make improvements to the restoration effectiveness of the two oil and all-natural fuel from tricky-to-generate reservoirs close to the earth.”

Founded in 1919, Halliburton is a person of the world’s major providers of goods and providers to the vitality business. Halliburton and the WVU’s Division of Petroleum and Organic Gas Engineering have an almost 20 many years doing work partnership that ensures the company’s most current technological tools are offered to college students for jobs, tests, theses, dissertations and much more.  

“We are thrilled to continue on our commitment to WVU and to see how pupils use our application courses to build valuable skillsets for their long run professions,” claimed Nagaraj Srinivasan, senior vice president of Landmark, Halliburton Electronic Solutions and Consulting.

Josh Dietz is a graduate student from Richmond, Virginia. He has applied Halliburton’s ARIES petroleum economics in his coursework and GOHFER fracture modeling computer software in his investigate. He hopes to operate in analysis and advancement for business upon finishing his doctorate at WVU.

“I feel it is pretty important to have entry to the application, due to the fact with the computer software we can dive deeper into knowing the concepts at the rear of fracture improvement and reservoir advancement,” Dietz explained. “It provides a opportunity for visible studying, which is a excellent benefit to a lot of learners. I am also a educating assistant for the Section of Petroleum and Purely natural Gas Engineering and have noticed the advancement in studying for students when applying the software program.”

Cindi L. Roth, president and CEO of the WVU Basis, expressed her gratitude for long lasting interactions with robust company companions like Halliburton. The company’s generosity makes certain WVU creates really qualified graduates organized to make an immediate impact in an evolving field. 

“The information and encounter attained as a result of operating with this software package is definitely a must have for petroleum engineering college students at WVU,” Roth stated. “Now additional than at any time, making certain accessibility to these crucial training methods is essential. Halliburton’s generosity to assist learners stays unbelievable and proceeds to change WVU.”

Halliburton’s grant was produced via the WVU Basis, the nonprofit organization that receives and administers private donations on behalf of the College. Halliburton Landmark contributes renewable application licenses to a lot more than 200 experienced academic institutions globally as a portion of its motivation to supporting and engaging potential power business talent.



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