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Leading Reservoir Services Company Announces New Geophysicist, Strengthens Core Technology Group

Geotrace names Former ExxonMobil and Halliburton E&P Leader Mingqiu Luo as Chief Geophysicist and Manager of Its Technology Imaging Group

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HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Geotrace Technologies Inc. (, an industry leader in high resolution E&P solutions, announced  Dr. Mingqiu Luo as Chief Geophysicist and Manager of the Imaging Group within Technology. Luo will be based out of Geotrace's headquarters in Houston.

Luo brings more than 13 years of experience in exploration geophysics, research, engineering and management to his new role. His areas of expertise include wave equations, seismic imaging, seismic wave modeling, acquisition illumination analysis, software design and development and Reverse Time Migration (RTM) and Graphics Processing Unit (GPU).

"Geotrace is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Mingqiu Luo to our team," stated Bill Schrom, Geotrace CEO. "Luo will bring leadership to our geophysics and technology groups that will complement and expand our current global assets in those areas."

Prior to joining Geotrace, Luo was the founder of Advance Geophysical Technology. He has worked for ExxonMobil Upstream Research (, Halliburton ( and Screen Imaging Technology. Luo received his Ph.D. in solid geophysics from the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in China and is a postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Santa Cruz. Luo also has a Master's of Science in theoretical physics and a Bachelor's of Science in physics and education.

About Geotrace
Geotrace is a leading reservoir services company focused on delivering clarity through high resolution E&P solutions to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The Houston‐based company assists clients in maximizing the value of subsurface information, increasing understanding of rock and fluid properties and decreasing drilling risks through the use of a suite of highly engineered software tools. These tools integrate geophysical, geological, petrophysical and engineering production data to image and define relevant properties of land, marine and transition zone reservoirs.

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Chris Wailes
Pierpont Communications

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