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MOBIL UPGRADES TO A CRAY Y-MP 4E SYSTEM

 MOBIL UPGRADES TO A CRAY Y-MP 4E SYSTEM
 NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cray Research, Inc. (NYSE: CYR)


announced today at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) annual international conference held here that Mobil Corporation has ordered and installed a CRAY Y-MP 4E supercomputer system at Mobil Exploration and Producing Technical Center, Mobil's technical computing facility located in Dallas.
 "We are delighted that Mobil has upgraded its scientific computing resources with this new Cray Research system," said Carl Diem, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Cray Research. "We value our long-standing relationship with this premier petroleum company and hope that our relationship expands in the future."
 Replacing a previous Cray Research system, the CRAY Y-MP 4E supercomputer has a significantly enhanced input/output (I/O) capability and will be used for seismic processing related to Mobil's exploration business. In addition to upgrading its central technical computing resources with the CRAY Y-MP 4E system, Mobil has installed an EMASS Data Tower, a product using D2 helical scan tape technology.
 Cray Research currently has more than 350 systems installed worldwide, of
which approximately 10 percent are in the petroleum industry. More than 90 percent of the total install base operate


UNICOS software.
 Earlier today Cray Research announced a CRAY Y-MP 4E system installation at Compagnie Generale de Geophysique's London Facility, marking this company's fourth Cray Research system currently installed.
 Cray Research creates the most powerful, highest-quality computational tools for solving the world's most challenging scientific and industrial problems.
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 /Editor's Note: This week at SEG, held at the New Orleans Convention Center, Cray Research is demonstrating a Cray Research system and EMASS Data Tower connection live in our booth (booth # 2346).
 CRAY Y-MP is a registered trademarks of Cray Research, Inc. EMASS and Data Tower are a trademark of E-Systems, Inc.
 /CONTACT: Mardi Schmieder, 612-683-3538, or Bill Gacki, 612-683-7372, both of Cray Research/
 (CYR) CO: Cray Research, Inc.; Mobil Corporation ST: Minnesota, Texas IN: CPR SU:


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