"Oil company Amerada Hess has said it can save itself $2m by
replacing its leased supercomputer with a cluster running Red Hat
"The open source operating system will be deployed on 128
workstations running the department's 3D-modelling system, which is
used by the exploration department to find possible oil-bearing
"Gary Evans, partner at KPMG, said: "Oil companies are forever
looking to new technologies to assist in exploration."