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Newsletter first releaseHappy new year 2007!
 We are very pleased to sharewith you our
rst edition of TECHSIANEWS. Through this journal, we shall keep you up-dated on our latest technical andcommercial developments tobetter inform you of our variousactivities.In this edition, we will report onthe recent expansion of TechsiaSA that puts us in the best posi-tion to support our growing in-ternational user-base, and wewill also share the recent historyof developments in the Techlog 
 product suite.Client feedback from the nowseveral hundred-strong interna-tional user-base has been of in-estimable value in helping toshape the growth of the com-pany and the growth of theproduct. Now with many activeusers on six continents, TechsiaSA has begun a phase of expan-sion to bring our support teamscloser to you, the users. Whether you are a power user, astarting user, a user-to-be or justan observer, we thank you for your comments and contributionto the development of Techlog.Your inputs have helped us planand achieve a rate of productevolution that re
ects our com-mitment to provide an activeSupport & Enhancement Serv-ice that is second to none in theindustry. With continued feed-back from all of you we can becon
dent that our developmentsare focused and address realneeds within the petrophysicalcommunity.
TechArts madeby Techlog
4-7 June 2006,SPWLA in Veracruz
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In this issue
Worldwide expansion
Techlog V2006.2 & V2006.3
Technical focus
Worldwide expansion
To better serve our client network we are expanding worldwide. Our subsidiaries’ main focus is to achieve threegoals: to be closer to our clients, thus to enable better directsupport of our regional customers; to provide training andconsultancy in the use of our products; to further promoteand introduce our latest developments and work 
ows.Our local support teams provide on-going day-to-day sup-port to our clients within similar time-zones and working weeks to ensure all users rapidly become pro
cient in utiliz-ing all aspects of the Techlog platform.Backed up by our global Techlog support team based inMontpellier, we provide 24/7 on-call assistance to ensurethat our clients get the help they need, where they need it,as quickly as possible. When consulting assistance is requested or when training iscalled for to address those special projects or work 
ows, ourpeople can respond to your enquiries and requestspromptly. We currently run courses on-site in client of 
cesdedicated to each client company and plan to expand ourprovision of training to include open-industry courses fromour regional of 
ce bases. We regularly provide technicalassistance in projects from database clean-ups to detailedreservoir rock-typing using the power of the Techlog suiteto provide new and ef 
cient work 
ows to address age-oldproblems.Techlog is changing the way the industry is managing itspetrophysical data.To these ends, Techsia Inc was launched in Houston, Texason December 12, 2005, followed by our second subsidiary,Techsia Middle East LLC in Muscat, Oman on May 24,2006. Further subsidiaries are planned for the near future,starting with our Asian subsidiary earmarked for Malaysia. We are actively recruiting petrophysicists with a variety of language and cultural backgrounds to assist our supportteams to meet the demands of the international commu-nity.
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Expanding worldwide to be closer to you
Techsia Inc
Techsia Middle East LLC
Techsia Inc A multicultural winning team
Techsia Inc was launched in December 2005. The setting-up phase was instrumental in preparing the ground for Aghogho Udi and José Silva to take over support of ourregional client sites and perform demonstrations for futureclients from July 2006. Richard Ellam has since joined theteam in September 2006 as Techsia Inc’s General Managerand Executive Vice President, and we welcome him to theteam. Let us introduce the team to you!
Richard Ellam
joined Techsia as Regional Manager,Techsia Inc., in September, 2006. Richard has over 12 yearexperience in theoil and gas indus-try with Schlum-berger Wirelineworking speci
-cally in the petro-physical domain. After graduating from Bristol Uni- versity with a
rstclass honoursdegree in Aero-space Engineer-ing, he embarkedon a career inthe highly tech-nical oil industrywith Schlum-berger. With over 7 years experience as a Wireline logging engi-neer, having front line experience in a range of land andoffshore environments in many locations around the worldcovering the Middle East, the North Sea, Russia, West Af-rica and the US., Richard has extensive experience of  Wireline data and sample gathering. In particular, his ex-perience in operations spans the application of all types of wireline and LWD data to petrophysical evaluation; he hasworked on the acquisition of pressure and
uid sampledata, NMR, sidewall coring, seismic surveys, perforating technology, production logging and cement evaluation. After this broad base in “front-line acquisition work” Rich-ard has a further 6 years’ experience in Operational Man-agement with speci
c application to Service Quality, Serv-ice Delivery, Product Development and Operations Man-agement. Richard is managing our Techsia Inc subsidiary,and we welcome him to the Techsia team.
Aghogho Udi
received his degree in Petroleum engineer-ing from the University of Port-Harcourt, (Nigeria) in August 2000 and his Master of Science in Petroleum Geo-science and Management at Manchester University,(United Kingdom) in September 2001.He started working for Shell Petroleum DevelopmentCompany, (Port Harcourt - Nigeria) as a Wellsite Engineer/Geologist in February 1998. He followed that with a spell atBP Exploration Operating Company, (Dyce – Aberdeen -UK), being employed as a geologist until June 2002 whenhe took a position as a Drilling Service Engineer withSchlumberger Drilling & Measurement, (Louisiana). Four years later he joined Techsia Inc as a petrophysicist working on regional support and training based in Houston.
 Jose Silva
entered his career in the oil
eld in 1998 study-ing Geophysical Engineering at the Simon Bolivar Univer-sity, one of the most prestigious universities in Venezuela.He began his working career as a Geophysics Engineer inPDVSA in 2002 as an intern to do Seismic and StructuralInterpretation in the Lake Maracaibo Catatumbo Area. After a successful internship in PDVSA he started working for Petrozuata (a joint venture between ConocoPhillips andPDVSA).In late 2004, he joined Schlumberger to work overseas inthe Gulf of Mexico as a Field Engineer (LWD/MWDservices).In July 2006 he joined Techsia Inc as a Petrophysicist basedin Houston dedicated to regional support and training. We are very happy to count on both Aghogho and Jose atTechsia Inc. As a team they provide a very effective supportoperation and have quickly developed a
ne rapport withtheir growing client base. We are delighted that they have joined us!TECHSIA INC - USA 10777 Westheimer,Suite 1100Houston, TX 77042T +1 713 260 9686F +1 713 260 9687
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Richard Ellam
Richard Ellam joined Techsia in Septem-ber 2006 to be Techsia Inc General Man-ager.

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