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Geoforce Establishes European Foothold to Service the North Sea

-- Presence in the "Energy Capital of Europe" puts Geoforce and its award winning Track and Trace software and globally certified GT1 device front and center in rapidly growing European oil and gas market.

DALLAS and ABERDEEN, Scotland, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geoforce, Inc. (www.geoforce.com), an international provider of Track and Trace and asset management solutions for oil and gas operating companies, service providers, and rental equipment suppliers, announced today it has established its first European presence in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Oil and gas industry veteran Chris Gorman has been appointed Geoforce's Business Manager for the United Kingdom.

"To continue our strategy of having a local presence in the critical oil and gas markets around the world, establishing a Geoforce footprint in the North Sea became our top priority," said James MacLean, III, President and CEO of Geoforce. "It's clear the European oilfield values the safety and ruggedness that our ATEX and IECEx Zone 0 hardware certifications provide. No other company has a product so well positioned to serve this market. And we're thrilled to have Chris Gorman to run it.  Mr. Gorman knows the European offshore oil and gas market intimately through his years of experience there, and is well suited to lead our efforts."

"The North Sea region and Europe in general are a hotbed of activity," said Chris Gorman, Geoforce's Business Manager for the UK.  "The region has long been a leader in the global oil and gas community through the export of talent, technology, and regulatory influence – so it's a natural fit for Geoforce to have a presence here to directly serve both our existing customer base and new ones that will soon be added."

Geoforce will offer European customers the full suite of its GPS tracking devices and Track and Trace software applications focused on offshore oil and gas applications. These products include the revolutionary GT1, the world's only IECEx certified Zone 0 GPS tracking device. The GT1 has received all regulatory and safety approvals to be deployed in Europe.

Pricing and delivery information is available by contacting Geoforce UK directly at [email protected].

About Geoforce, Inc.

Geoforce's equipment Track and Trace and asset utilization solutions are built for the unique requirements of the oil and gas industry. The company provides operational support services in all of the key North American Shale basins, the Gulf of Mexico, and numerous international producing regions. Geoforce has deployments on six continents with over 350 companies. Its customers include many of the international super major operating companies, most of the major international oilfield services companies, as well as hundreds of mid-size and regionally-focused O&G operators, service providers, and equipment rental companies.

Geoforce's intuitive, reliable and scalable solutions – developed through extensive oil and gas industry experience – include: efficient asset location and retrieval, rental invoice auditing, service delivery verification, inspection compliance, equipment maintenance alerts, and a host of others.  Many O&G companies consider Geoforce to be a key operating partner, due to the depth of its industry focused solutions, which has resulted in Geoforce having the largest satellite asset tracking deployment in the oilfield.

Geoforce is headquartered near Dallas/Fort Worth international airport, with research and development offices in Bozeman, Montana.  Geoforce do Brasil is located in Macae, Brazil. Geoforce Australia is located in Perth, Australia. Geoforce UK is located in Aberdeen, UK.

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