July 2009

Ingrain featured in new Brazilian industry news site, Geofisica Brasil
Houston (July/August, 2009) -- Ingrain is currently being featured on the homepage of a new Brazilian geophysics news site, Geofisica Brasil.  Featuring a mixture of articles including the latest news, views, industry updates and job trends, the site, which is currently only in Portuguese, aims to unite Brazilian students, teachers, researchers and industry professionals related to all of the different areas of expertise in geophysics. 
For more information, please click here.
Ingrain geologist Jacob Proctor has research paper published in SCANNING, the Journal of Scanning Microscopies

Houston (July 02, 2009) -- Ingrain geologist Jacob Proctor had his research paper Correcting for 3D Distortion When Using Backscattered Electron Detectors in a Scanning Electron Microscope published in the March/April 2009 issue of SCANNING,  the Journal of Scanning Microscopies. His paper focuses on verifying if Hitachi‚Äôs TM1000 scanning electron microscope is calibrated correctly for imaging surfaces (of a rock, ball bearing, etc).

SCANNING provides an international and interdisciplinary medium for the rapid exchange of information among all scientists interested in scanning electron, scanning probe, and scanning optical microscopies. Areas of specific interest include all aspects of the instrumentation associated with scanning microscopies; correlative microscopy techniques; stereometry; stereology; analytic techniques and novel applications of the microscopies.

Jacob graduated from UT Austin with a double major in Geological Sciences and Physical Anthropology.
Chief Marketing Officer John Elmer discusses Ingrain's technology in latest issue of Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine
Houston (July 02, 2009) -- In the latest issue of Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine, Chief Marketing Officer John Elmer discusses Ingrain's imaging technology in a featured article entitled Special Core Analysis Reinvented - 3D Nano-scale Imaging and Computing of Reservoir Rock Properties and Fluid Flow.

The article, available in Issue No. 5/6 2009, explains how Ingrain is using digital imaging and computation to reinvent special core analysis and with a series in technical breakthroughs, as well as the advantages Ingrain's digital rock physics lab has over conventional physical core labs.
Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine is one of the leading sources for in-depth information on developments within the oil & gas industry around the world and specially in the Northern Seas. The magazine and website covers all areas of the offshore industry, from policy to platforms, research to rig retirement. The magazine features insightful interviews with oil and gas professionals and executives, as well as politicians. A broad range of researchers gives readers informative reports on developments within the industry and up-to-date information on new technology and equipment.