University of Calgary

Getting a better look inside the reservoir

Submitted by tdroden on Fri, 2012-12-07 14:03.

Dec. 6, 2012

University of Calgary researcher Mario Costa Sousa has received $3 million in funding from the public and private sectors to develop new interactive tools to interpret oil and gas data through visual representations of reservoirs. Costa Sousa’s research will ultimately influence decision-making that will benefit the environment and the bottom line of natural resource companies in Calgary and around the world.

Tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 7, is the official launch of Professor Costa Sousa’s new NSERC/AITF/Foundation CMG Industrial Research Chair in Scalable Reservoir Engineering.

What: Plaque presentation by NSERC president with demos of the technology
When: Fri., Dec. 7 at 10:50 am – remarks start promptly at 11 am.
Where: University of Calgary – Calgary Centre For Innovative Technology (CCIT) Rm 211 Foundation CMG/Frank and Sarah Meyer Collaboration Centre Map:

Mario Costa Sousa – Professor, Faculty of Science
Suzanne Fortier – President, NSERC
Elizabeth Cannon – President, University of Calgary

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