Schlumberger — a leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions for the oil and gas industry — recently announced that it is donating $2.35 million to the University of Houston in an effort to help the school expand its UH Energy Research Park.
According to Your Houston News, the facility will enable students to tackle real-world problems with the help of faculty and outside experts in their field, better preparing them to pursue relevant careers when they graduate.
"Schlumberger is pleased to know that our history here will not only live on with our name on this building, but that we will be a part of the Energy Research Park," said Schlumberger's vice president of government and community relations, Rod Nelson, in a press statement. "The University of Houston is re-invigorating this campus, which was founded on the idea of tapping into human ingenuity and creativity and turning new ideas into services and products that help to deliver energy to the world."
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