Bentley Systems’ Seequent Acquires Advanced Resources and Risk Technology (AR2Tech)

By Ralph Rio

Acquisition or Partnership

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that its Seequent business unit has acquired Denver-based Advanced Resources and Risk Technology, LLC (AR2Tech), a developer of geostatistical software applications. The acquisition provides Seequent with state-of-the-art geostatistics algorithms, technology, and IP for complex geospatial problem solving, complementing its geological modeling solutions and workflows, to help solve earth, environmental, and resources challenges.

 AR2Tech represents a new generation of geostatistics and spatial data analysis solutions for mining, environmental sciences, and energy. Its state-of-the-art, high-performance algorithms and workflows for cloud and desktop enable users to create and optimize a diverse set of models, even with millions of cells, without performance bottlenecks. AR2Tech’s algorithm library can be applied to a wide range of geostatistical modeling and data science methods, supporting functions that are data-centric and rely on machine learning. Solutions can be used stand alone or integrated with other software, including Seequent’s Leapfrog 3D geological modeling solutions.

 Mining companies use AR2Tech’s solutions for geostatistical modeling for conditional simulation and estimation models of complex orebodies, with algorithms customized for specific deposits. Environmental sciences professionals use customized workflows for data management, spatial evaluation, and risk assessment, designed for applications including stochastic simulation of the subsurface for water modeling, sampling evaluation and strategy, integration of remote sensing

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