BEIJING, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recon Technology, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RCON), ("Recon" or the "Company"), a leading independent oilfield services provider operating primarily in China, today announced that it will set up a graduate student workstation (the "Workstation") in collaboration with the College of Information Science & Technology of Nanjing Agricultural University ("CIST-NAU").
Pursuant to a cooperation agreement entered into on August 5, 2015, by and between CIST-NAU and Nanjing Recon Technology Co., Ltd. ("Nanjing Recon"), the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary which specializes in providing automation services to oilfields in China, the two parties have agreed to set up a scientific research and training base for master's and doctoral students of CIST-NAU.
"Our faculty and graduate students are excited about the prospect of the Workstation and look forward to fruitful cooperation and collaboration with Recon," commented Dr. Shuiqing Huang, Dean of CIST-NAU.
"With current enrollment of over 26,400 full-time students, including over 9,400 full-time master's and doctoral students, NAU is a premier university under the administration of Ministry of Education. Often ranked among the nation's top 100 universities, NAU is a national key university with both Project 211 and Project 985 designations," said Mr. Shenping Yin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Recon. "We have high hopes for the Workstation and expect a potential boost in our R&D capabilities through this mutually-beneficial arrangement."
About Recon Technology, Ltd.
Recon Technology, Ltd. is China's first independent oil and gas field service company listed on NASDAQ. Closely working with leading global partners, Recon has achieved rapid growth supplying China's largest oil and gas exploration companies, including Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corporation, with advanced automated technologies, efficient gathering and transportation equipment and reservoir stimulation measures. The solutions Recon provides are aimed at increasing gas and petroleum extraction levels, reducing impurities, improving safety and lowering production costs. For additional information, please visit: www.recon.cn.
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