BP breaks ground on high-performance computing center in Texas

12/6/2012 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

BP has broken ground on a new high-performance computing facility in Houston that will be used for commercial energy research. The company is expected to spend more than $100 million in the next half decade to complete the complex, which will contain more than 67,000 central processing units. "BP's new high-performance computing center will be as important to our global search for new energy resources as any piece of equipment we employ today, and it once again highlights BP's commitment to applying the best technology to the world's biggest energy challenges," said Robert Fryar, the company's executive vice president of production.

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