Cognitive Geology wins Shell contract

Published: 24 January 2018

Edinburgh-based Cognitive Geology has secured a $1.2m contract with Shell which will see its mapping software deployed to every geologist in the oil and gas company.

Founded by geologist Luke Johnson in 2014, Cognitive Geology designs and builds specialist software for geoscientists in the oil and gas industries, improving accuracy in finding, appraising and developing oil and gas reserves.

Much of the technology used currently by geoscientists is antiquated, and here in Scotland we have the talent and ambition to challenge this.

Luke Johnson, Founder, Cognitive Geology


A niche but lucrative market, the geoscience software industry is estimated to be worth $4.5bn annually and this figure is predicted to double over the next few years as antiquated software is replaced by next-generation technology. 

Based within Edinburgh's thriving technology scene, and with a US subsidiary and employees in the Netherlands, Cognitive Geology has plans to disrupt the geoscience software industry...

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