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High-Tech Tools

Seismic Micro-Technology Inc. (SMT) has donated its KINGDOM Suite software to the Center for Applied Geosciences and Energy in UH’s Department of Geosciences for use in classes and for research. SMT, a leader in PC-based exploration and reservoir management software, estimates the value of the three-year grant to be more than $1.4 million. KINGDOM Suite is a Windows based software package used in the oil and gas industry for the geophysical and geological interpretation and three-dimensional visualization of seismic and well data. The workstation software comes with comprehensive tutorials and demonstration projects that are suitable for use in the classroom as well as for self-instruction. Approximately 130 graduate students in the geology and the geophysics degree programs have access to it.