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Aker, ACEC, Berkana, Waterfall, Geosoft, Golder, GE, ID, Spectraseis, Dexa, Sensornet, Siemens...

Aker Solutions has partnered with the Arabian Consulting Engineering Centre (ACEC) to provide engineering services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Aker is also forming a joint venture with ACEC owner Sheikh Bugshan for in-Kingdom engineering and construction projects.

Berkana Resources Corp. has signed with Waterfall Security Solutions for the provision of sales and support for Waterfall’s security solutions in the United States.

Geosoft Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Golder Associates to deliver data management solutions based on Geosoft DAP server technology and Golder’s GIS expertise.

GE Energy has signed a global OEM agreement with Industrial Defender to provide its cyber risk protection services to critical infrastructure industries.

Microresearch Corp. has acquired the stock of Rebel Testing Inc. of Gillette, Wyoming.

Saudi Makamin Co., the Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia-based oilfield services group has taken an equity stake in Zurich-based Spectraseis alongside major shareholders Warburg Pincus and StatoilHydro Ventures. The companies have formed a new Dhahran-based joint venture to deliver low frequency geophysical solutions to the Middle East.

Dexa Systems has acquired Schlumberger’s Enterprise Security business. Dexa is now Schlumberger’s preferred partner for identity management and security services in oil and gas. Mehrzad Mahdavi will become Dexa Systems president and CEO.

Sensornet has signed an exclusive agreement with Abu Dhabi-based AlMansoori Specialized Engineering for the provision of thermal profiling solutions to the oil and gas vertical.

Siemens Energy and Industry units have signed an agreement with Fluor Corp. establishing Siemens as a preferred supplier to Fluor and its global projects business.

Process Systems Enterprise has appointed Hyperion Systems Engineering as agent for its gPROMS process modeling system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Schlumberger has succeeded in its patent nullification action against competitor EMGS. The UK Patents Court followed an earlier ruling by the European Patent Office in September 2007 confirming Schlumberger’s position that the patents were obvious.

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