General Dynamics gets $11 million IM contract from MMS (April 2010)

GD’s Information Technology Unit gets five year deal for G&G data and interpretation support.

The U.S. Department of the Interiorís Minerals Management Service (MMS) has awarded General Dynamicsí Information Technology (GDIT) unit an $11 million contract for the provision of information management support services. The five year deal extends an existing arrangement whereby GDIT is providing the MMSí Office of Information Management Services (OIMS) and regional program offices with coordination and planning of the Gulf of Mexico Regionís information management activities.

GDIT will provide data collection, analysis, imaging and data retrieval services as well as geological interpretation tools support and seismic data archiving. Additionally, GDIT is to establish and administer quality assurance standards and policies, perform comparative analysis on oil and gas data, maintain records in accordance with MMS practices and assist in editing and publication support. The work will be performed in New Orleans. More from

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