Earlier this year, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company awarded a global commercial licence for the Immersive 3D Operator Training Simulator technology to co-developer EON Reality Inc.

The patent-pending technology was developed by scientists from EMRQ and EON Reality Inc over a five and a half year period, and incorporates an ultrarealistic state-of-the-art, multi-sided immersive virtual reality. Ortwein said the immersive virtual reality could be used for training process operators and young engineers joining the workforce in oil and gas production, processing, and transportation facilities.

Explaining EMRQ’s partnership with Qatari entities and its initiatives in Qatar, she said Qatar’s General Directorate of Natural Reserves Private Engineering Office (PEO) and EMRQ recently signed a memorandum of understanding for collaborative research to protect Qatar’s ecology.

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