The Russian company Rock Flow Dynamics, a resident of the innovation center "Skolkovo", which develops software for the simulation of oil and gas, has signed with one of the krupuneyshih U.S. oil companies to contract for the sale of licenses for its development — tNavigator.
As reported in the fund "Skolkovo" The deal took place on the eve of the New Year. Its details were not disclosed.
"The decision to purchase a license of our software tNavigator taken counterparts from the United States after several months of testing, — said Tom Robinson, vice president of sales and marketing at Rock Flow Dynamics. — It uses the latest technology for efficient simulation of complex physical and chemical processes occurring in the rocks when extracting hydrocarbons. However, the decisive factor was repeatedly accelerated settlement reservoir models through parallel algorithms tNavigator »aura 8000.
The deal, he said, "confirms that the North American market is ready for a new generation of dynamic simulators actively using the new generation of multi-core processors."
Rock Flow Dynamics, founded in 2005, received the status of a resident "Skolkovo" in July 2011. In 2010, the company raised $ 2 million in investments from the largest technology fund Intel Capital, and in 2011 — a grant of $ 28.2 million rubles from the IT cluster Fund "Skolkovo". Its largest corporate customers in Russia are "TNK-BP» and «Gazprom Neft".