As you look for oil, keep an eye out for Landmark Graphics. The company develops software used by high-tech wildcatters to find oil, drill for it, and analyze economic return. Databases built with Landmark software store information used by seismic analysis programs to simulate reservoirs and other geological structures. Well planning and drilling applications calculate how to get the oil, while reservoir management software track the amount left. Throughout the process, Landmark's production and economic applications manage risk and measure returns. Customers include BP, Chevron, and Statoil. Founded in 1982, Landmark Graphics was acquired by Halliburton in 1996.
Over the years Landmark Graphics has expanded its portfolio of services to keep pace with demand from customers for more robust product support and increased customization abilities. The company offers its software as hosted applications, it provides custom software development services, and it offers IT infrastructure management, and data management services. Additional services include software integration, training, and on-site technical support. Landmark also provides consulting services to help clients assess their needs.
In 2012 Landmark Software and Services acquired Object Reservoir, a provider of finite element reservoir modeling technology. The company's products added new capabilities for exploration and appraisal functions in asset development to Landmark's applications.
The company serves a global clientele from offices in Africa, the Americas, throughout Europe, and in the Asia Pacific region.