Provides students with access to major E&P software to engage and prepare them for future energy careers
Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced that it has awarded three multi-million dollar educational software scholarships to Algerian public universities to train and prepare the next generation of Algerian oil and gas engineers and geoscientists. Schools include the Houari Boumediene University of Science and Technology (USTHB), the University of Boumerdes (UMBB) and the University of Ouargla (UKMO).
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The management of Halliburton presents Professor Djamal-Eddine Akretche from the Houari Boumediene University of Science and Technology (USTHB) with a plaque and a donation certificate from Algeria Ahmed Helmy; and Halliburton Algeria Business Development Manager Mahmoud Moussa). They are joined by the Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy in Algeria Gautam A. Rana; Seifeddine Amara, a representative of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; and Amine Remini, a representative of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (second row, from left). (Photo: Business Wire)
Three-year license allows students and faculty to access Landmark’s DecisionSpace® enterprise software platform comprising seismic processing, geophysics and geosciences, drilling and production, and data management. Students will gain hands-on experience by applying their science courses to real-world applications.
“We are proud to support these universities and offer students the opportunity to develop their skills using the latest industry technologies,” said Ahmed Helmy, vice-president of the Algeria region. “The grants demonstrate our commitment to increasing local talent and employment in the country.”
Many distinguished guests attended the ceremony, including the Honorable Egyptian Ambassador to Algeria Ayman Mousharafa, the Dean of the Faculty of Hydrocarbons and Chemistry of the UMBB Boujema Hamada, Professor Halilat Mohammed Tahar of the UKMO, the United States Embassy in Algeria Economic Attaché Andrew Lederman and United States Embassy in Algeria Cultural Affairs Officer Adam Sigelman.
Halliburton has contributed through the Halliburton Landmark University Grants Program, which provides renewable software licenses to qualified academic institutions. Through this program, Landmark, a Halliburton business line, provides software to more than 200 universities around the world to support education and research.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest suppliers of products and services to the energy industry. With approximately 40,000 employees, representing 130 nationalities in more than 70 countries, the company helps clients maximize value throughout the reservoir’s lifecycle – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data to evaluation of drilling and training, construction and completion of wells and optimization of production. throughout the life of the asset. Visit the company’s website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Youtube.
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