Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Chooses EmerGeo Fusionpoint
Vancouver, B.C., July 19, 2010 – EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V: EMG), a global leader in the development of emergency management software and its subsidiary, EmerGeo Software Solutions Middle East LLC, are very pleased to announce that the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has chosen to implement EmerGeo’s latest Fusionpoint and Mapping software in its crisis management centre.
Events like the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico highlight the need for rapid and coordinated response operations. EmerGeo’s Fusionpoint software provides a real-time situational picture of events and activities, integrates mapping and hazard models (e.g. oil spill dispersion models), supports multiple languages (e.g. English and Arabic) and provides rapid communication among decision-makers and responders.
“There is a clear leadership commitment to continually develop a world-class crisis management capability across SPC and the ADNOC group of companies” states Craig Buckingham, the crisis management team leader at the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) and ADNOC. “Systems like EmerGeo are useful in supporting preparedness and response activities, codes of practice, planning and continued monitoring of resource capabilities against risks within the group”, Buckingham concluded.
“We are committed to helping ADNOC achieve its goal of protecting people, property and the environment. Our team in Abu Dhabi are working very closely with ADNOC to implement a world-class crisis information management system in the ADNOC Crisis Management Centre to support the entire organization”, states Mike Morrow, President and CEO of EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide.
ADNOC manages and oversees oil production of around 3 million barrels a day which ranks it among the top ten oil and gas companies in the world. ADNOC has 18 subsidiary companies working in the various fields of the oil, gas and petrochemical industry as well as crude oil and gas transport and services. Its track record in occupational health and safety, and protection of the environment, sets the standards for the rest of the Arabian Gulf.
About EmerGeo – www.emergeo.com
EmerGeo develops emergency management software solutions and provides consulting services and support to government and industry around the world. By leveraging open web standards, EmerGeo’s software brings together, logs and tracks data from dispatch, crisis management, mapping, camera and other third-party systems, providing a common operating picture. EmerGeo’s technology and people have been at the forefront of some of the world’s largest disasters and are proven effective in helping government and industry to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from potential or actual incidents, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or pre-planned events. EmerGeo Software Solutions Middle East LLC is a strategic partnership between EmerGeo Worldwide and Atlas Telecom that leverages the expertise of EmerGeo and the regional success of Atlas Telecom in delivering mission critical solutions.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EMERGEO SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE INC.
Michael Morrow, President & CEO
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