Paradigm President and CEO to Address the Nancy School of Geology

March 23, 2009

John W. Gibson, Jr. to become patron of the class of 2011

AMSTERDAM, March 23 /PRNewswire/ — Paradigm(TM) (www.pdgm.com), a leading provider of enterprise software solutions to the global oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) industry, announced today that John W. Gibson, Jr., the company’s president and CEO, will address and patron the Nancy School of Geology (ENSG) 2011 class, at a ceremony to be held in Nancy, France, on March 27, 2009. The ceremony welcomes ENSG freshmen to the field of professional geosciences.

“This longstanding tradition of the patronage of ENSG students by recognized industry leaders expresses and reinforces the strong ties between ENSG and the industry,” said Jean-Marc Montel, director of ENSG. “Mr. Gibson will be the first ever foreign industry leader to become the patron of an ENSG class. We are very honored and pleased that he has accepted this role.”

A visionary and thought leader, Gibson has more than 25 years of experience leading organizations in the global energy industry. Recognized as one of the most influential IT people in the oil patch, Gibson will speak to the future graduates about the importance of thinking “outside the box” to encourage the open innovation necessary to solve critical industry technology and business challenges. He will also highlight how the utilization of broad and far-reaching knowledge tools can promote non-traditional ideas and solutions that extend and accelerate traditional research and development.

Gibson’s patronage of the 2011 ENSG class demonstrates Paradigm support for the academic program and its graduates, and symbolizes a mutual commitment to innovation in the field of geosciences worldwide.

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About the Nancy School of Geology

The Nancy School of Geology (ENSG) (http://www.ensg.inpl-nancy.fr/) is a leading “grande ecole” of the Lorraine National Polytechnic Institute in France, which provides higher education about geosciences and their applications. The School offers specializations in Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences, Reservoir Engineering & Hydrodynamics, and Numerical Geology.

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