Shell Realizes Early Success from Landmark's R5000 Software
Landmark, a brand of Halliburton, has in partnership with Shell, completed the first of several critical deployments in the global rollout of R5000 versions of Landmark software.
"With R5000, we offer many innovations, including improving multi-user collaboration through OpenWorks® software; adding new workflows, such as pre-stack seismic data interpretation; and streamlining existing workflows," said Paul Koeller, vice president of Halliburton Software and Asset Solutions. "Shell's rollout of R5000 is one of the largest and most ambitious global deployments of R5000. It has been a privilege to be involved in the partnership and to share in their success."
Additional benefits of R5000 include the simplification in management of cartographic and seismic data along with the ability to integrate proprietary subsurface applications with vendor applications using a standard data format. A standard global approach was taken when rolling out this project, including common architecture, hardware, software applications and workflows to achieve cost savings in IT infrastructure.
Shell began its production upgrade to the new R5000 versions of Landmark software in the company's Americas Region in April 2009. Today, all of Shell's asset teams in the United States and Brazil have been upgraded to the R5000 versions of Landmark's software. Once complete, the R5000 deployment within Shell will encompass 28 sites worldwide, including locations in Canada, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
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