Schlumberger Debuts Breakthrough Performance Center

Schlumberger announced the opening of its Breakthrough Performance Center, a state-of-the-art Innovation Lab and executive briefing center in Houston to showcase, create and test the latest digital technology innovations in the oil and gas industry.

"The Breakthrough Performance Center is a think tank devoted to helping our customers position their companies for future success—using open collaboration to fuel innovation," said Olivier Le Peuch, president, Schlumberger Information Solutions (SIS). "To ensure that our clients can meet today’s critical business needs and plan for tomorrow’s challenges, we have embraced a spirit of openness that will speed the development of innovative solutions."

Schlumberger Information Solutions is collaborating with technology leaders—Barco, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, NVIDIA, Panoram Technologies and The Whitlock Group—to make the Breakthrough Performance Center the industry leader in next-generation exploration and production (E&P) technologies.

The Breakthrough Performance Center offers Schlumberger clients the industry’s first Innovation Lab, a collaborative environment to create and test solutions integrating technologies and services—from Schlumberger and industry partners.

"The Innovation Lab is a venue where we can work collaboratively with our customers and industry experts to pioneer ground-breaking solutions to solve the tough challenges of exploring and producing increasingly complex reservoirs," said Le Peuch. "Combined with our open development framework, it gives us a unique opportunity to create customized solutions that provide a competitive edge for our clients."