Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, and Schlumberger Asia Services Limited, India came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop academic collaboration between the industry and academia. The collaboration will help develop knowledge and expertise on reservoir related studies at IIT Bombay. The highlight of the MoU was the donation of software suites worth USD 2.8 million. The MoU encourages active cooperation of students and faculty with Schlumberger technical community through a strategic plan covering the following activities:
- Development of expertise through access to the latest advanced
Schlumberger software technologies in the oil & gas industry.
- Development of talent through training avenues in the form of
internships and Academia Connect Program (ACP).
- Collaboration on technical projects between students and
Schlumberger Petro technical community.
- Field visits by students on Schlumberger operations bases.