Petroleum Experts donates more than $5M in software licenses, 2021

Petroleum Experts donates more than $5M in software licenses to MSU’s Department of Geosciences and the Bagley College of Engineering
October 21, 2021

Petroleum Experts (Petex) has renewed and increased the donation of educational licenses of their MOVE software suite to the Mississippi State University Department of Geosciences and their IPM software suite to the Bagley College of Engineering.

The combined valuation of both the MOVE and IPM software licenses donated by Petroleum Experts (Petex) totals $5,311,481.87.
For the Department of Geosciences, the MOVE licenses include MOVE, 2D Kinematic, 3D Kinematic, Geomechanical Modelling, Fracture Modelling, Fault Response Modelling, Fault Analysis, Stress Analysis, Move Link Petrel, Move Link OpenWorks and Move Link GST.

The software will be utilized within senior undergraduate and graduate split-level courses as well as educational research initiatives performed within MSU’s Department of Geosciences.

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