Founded in 2003 as a Consultancy in seismic imaging and electro-resistivity, in January of 2010 PETREC expanded its activities, acting as Provider of Technology Solutions for geophysics, focusing on multicomponent seismic imaging and HPC applied to oil industry. Since 2003, the company maintains a technological cooperation agreement with COPPE/UFRJ, and recently signed a contract as Spin-Off Company of said institution.
In 2010, PETREC, obtained funds for economic support from FINEP (through the innovation support program of the Ministry of Science and Technology) to develop innovative technological software for processing data from Ocean Bottom Nodes, which will offer significant gains in both costs and quality for the sector. The project is ongoing and due for completion in 2015.
In late 2012, noticing the high growth potential of the market, PETREC joined the business incubation program by COPPE-UFRJ. The main objective of such action was to faster establish its position as an actual company, and thus be prepared for the complex and ever increasing challenges ahead.
PETREC’s goal is to be regarded as a unique company in the processing of conventional and unconventional geophysical data by developing new technologies on geophysical imaging and high performance computing. It also aims to provide the market with high technology services focused on aiding decision-taking processes regarding acquisition and seismic processing.
Nowadays, the company is also able to develop projects and provide innovative technological solutions, as well as provide consultancy and training in its area of expertise. To learn more about our portfolio of solutions and services.