Esri UC 2016

Esri 2016 UC Q&A Highlights

There’s one week to go before the 2016 Esri User Conference (UC) in San Diego, and Esri has released its annual UC Q&A, which sets the scene for the UC and provides answers to common questions about Esri’s products and services. This year the PDF download numbers 199 pages (up from 169 last year); so,…

The Story of our Story Maps – Part 3 of 3

By this stage you’re probably wanting to know who’s taken out the first prize in our inaugural story map competition. In my previous two blogs I went through our honourable mentions (including our third place winner) and our runner-up. If you haven’t already give these a look. So, without further ado: To the victor go…

The Story of our Story Maps – Part 2 of 3

Welcome back to the second installation of our Story Map Competition blog. If you’ve missed them, have a look at my previous blog on the origins of the competition and a discussion of some of our notable entries. Our silver prize winner In 2nd place we have Significant UK Offshore Discoveries and Fields by Simon…

The Story of our Story Maps – Part 1 of 3

Last year at Exprodat we decided to hold an internal competition that would couple the keen minds of our staff and our deeply ingrained love of (quality) maps. In days gone our map competitions elicited a few high quality entries, but due to the limitless possibilities of available data and the necessity of using ArcGIS…

Re-evaluating your GIS

Look around, and you’ll find GIS everywhere – in obvious and less obvious ways. From Google Maps to air traffic control, from parcel tracking to land use analysis, geographical information systems have come to underpin every major aspect of our economy, including oil and gas. GIS is no longer a standalone concept or system, it’s…