Making Better Maps 1 – Masking Data

Have you ever wanted to hide sections of the layers on your map but not wanted to clip your data to do so? For example, you might want to show all of the 2D seismic available within your company’s license blocks, but hide the data when it is over another company’s blocks, as illustrated in…

Exprodat Training Reaches 2000 Course Places Mark

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier is delighted to announce that it has completed more than 2000 training course places; teaching exploration and production professionals how to use GIS technology to increase their productivity. This impressive milestone comes on the back of recent announcements that Exprodat has signed a training…

Tip 25: Using the XY To Line tool

Another spreadsheet of coordinates! When planning seismic lines it’s typical to have a spreadsheet of start and end point locations, representing the seismic lines to be shot in the survey. In ArcMap it is possible to generate a set of lines from these points using a single tool – the XY To Line tool. Workflow Prerequisites:…