May 25, 2001

IBM builds Linux supercomputer to speed the search for oil

Author: JT Smith

Press release at Wide Open News: "IBM today announced that a major seismic acquisition, processing, and
reservoir imaging firm has selected a powerful IBM (R) Linux (R) supercomputer to substantially increase its ability to assist oil
companies in their search for new oil reserves hidden deep beneath the earth's surface. The supercomputer will power
WesternGeco's sophisticated seismic imaging system and will be comprised of a cluster of 256 IBM eServer systems, all running
Linux."
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