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GCI Industrial Telecom and WellAware™ Forge Strategic Partnership to Expand Remote Monitoring for Oil and Gas Operators in Alaska

GCI and WellAware forge a new relationship using Alaska's largest data network provider to improve oilfield communications and remote monitoring for oil and gas operators across state

ANCHORAGE, Alaska and SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellAware, the oil and gas industry's only full stack solution for oilfield monitoring and optimization, today announced it has entered a strategic partnership with GCI, the top provider of voice, data and video services in Alaska. This new partnership will be managed by GCI Industrial Telecom, a division of GCI, and will increase their already dominate presence in the Alaskan energy sector.  WellAware will give oil and gas field operators in the region access to the industry's most advanced analytics solution.

"GCI has the Alaska terrain mapped better than any other data communications provider in the world, and its reputation for quality is unmatched," said Matt Harrison, Co-Founder and CEO of WellAware. "This GCI and WellAware partnership will give oil operators access to superior monitoring technology with the support of local Industrial Telecom experts. GCI oil and gas customers will now have the ability to utilize WellAware's proven M2M (machine-to-machine) technology platform throughout Alaska, which will help oil and gas companies reduce downtime, reduce operational costs, and ensure safety and environmental compliance."

GCI Industrial Telecom brings Full Life Cycle Support to their clients and dispatches to their projects from their offices in Deadhorse, Anchorage and Houston. As a division of GCI, they have best-in-class oil field tested and certified technicians, engineers and project management staff. GCI has been in operation in the state for 35 years and has intimate knowledge of operating challenges and communications obstacles in artic and offshore environments.  GCI has invested over $2B in Alaskan infrastructure in the last 10 years.

"WellAware products bring more value to our customers throughout the oil industry," said Russ Doig, VP of GCI Industrial Telecom. "We recognize the growing M2M needs of the digital oil fields and together with WellAware, we can address our customers data gathering and monitoring needs at a higher reliability and reduced costs over traditional methods."

Incorporated in 2012, WellAware is a combined hardware and software company focused on delivering intelligence to the oilfield. Combining WellAware's RPMA™ technology with GCI's cellular technology, customers receive the greatest advantages in data transmission, asset control and overall reliability. By collecting data through this combined network, visualizing and monitoring production environments and providing advanced analytics to optimize production, WellAware helps operators reduce downtime, reduce operational costs, and ensure safety and compliance.

Through this new partnership, oil and gas operators in the Alaska region will have greater access to the industry's most advanced remote monitoring and intelligence platform to more efficiently operate their production in Alaska.

About GCI Industrial Telecom
As a division of GCI, the Industrial Telecom team specializes in the Full Life Cycle Support of the Energy Sector.  Having an excellent safety record with over 12 years without a lost time accident and three years without a recordable injury, they understand the importance of a safe work place.  By providing voice, video and data services to remote exploration, project management, engineering and estimation of project costs to the FEED efforts during development and construction, and then the multidiscipline technical support of operations, GCI Industrial Telecom is unmatched in their ability to add value to our partnerships.  GCI Industrial Telecom is a division of GCI, which is the largest Alaska-based and operated integrated telecommunications provider offering voice, data and video services statewide.

About WellAware
WellAware is the industry's only full stack solution for oilfield data collection, visualization, and optimization. Our industry professionals, instrumentation specialists, and world-class software and network engineers are transforming oilfield automation. WellAware actively manages advanced communication networks strategically deployed over U.S. conventional and unconventional plays. The company's software team has created a user-centered mobile and web software platform, powered by proprietary networks, to manage production and pipeline systems. The WellAware solution optimizes assets for oil and gas operators, increasing production, safety and operational efficiencies. Based in San Antonio, Texas, WellAware was incorporated in 2012 and has secured $45 million in investment funding to date.

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