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NASA and Chevron Partner to Benefit the Energy Industry

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., and Chevron Corporation in San Ramon, Calif., have announced a partnership to develop a range of advanced technologies that can be used in harsh environments, both on Earth and in space.

“We are proud that the same pool of talent that sends rovers to Mars, explores our universe and studies Earth’s environment will help contribute advanced technology towards our energy future here on Earth,” said JPL Director Charles Elachi. (more…)

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Oil and Gas Industry Sees Boom in High-Tech Collaboration

*The adoption of real-time collaboration technologies continues to grow among oil and gas professionals, according to a Microsoft and Accenture survey released today at Microsoft’s Global Energy Forum.*

HOUSTON – Jan. 18, 2011 – The oil and gas industry has realized that keeping information flowing among its workers is key to continued flow in its pipelines.

According to a survey released today at Microsoft’s Global Energy Forum in Houston, oil and gas professionals are relying more than ever on collaboration – and real-time collaboration tools like social networking – to get their jobs done and remain competitive within their industry. The survey, conducted by Microsoft and Accenture, shows that the global nature of the oil and gas industry is driving the demand for real-time information and knowledge sharing, said Craig Hodges, Microsoft’s general manager of U.S. Manufacturing and Resources. (more…)

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