Multiple Saved Definition Queries in ArcGIS Pro

One of the new features introduced in ArcGIS Pro 2.3 is the ability to have more than one Definition Query saved for an individual layer. This examples uses well data from OGA. Load the layer into ArcGIS Pro, and open the Layer Properties. Click on Definition Query. The new dialog has a drop-down menu which…

Symbolise by outline in ArcGIS Pro

When working with polygon data in ArcGIS Pro, there are cases where polygons sit on top of one another. One example of this is hydrocarbon field outlines in the North Sea. I’ve downloaded some of the OGA field production data and displayed this in ArcGIS Pro. I added a Definition Query to only show oil…

Exprodat to Showcase Unconventionals Analyst for ArcGIS Pro at Esri Petroleum GIS Conference

While attending the upcoming Esri Petroleum GIS conference in Houston, Texas, Exprodat will be showcasing the enhancements to its latest Unconventionals Analyst software; recently upgraded to ArcGIS Pro.   Unconventionals Analyst is an extension to Esri’s ArcGIS™ for use in unconventional resource projects such as shale gas, shale oil, coal bed methane (CBM) or coal seam gas (CSG). It enables land, drilling and subsurface…

Top 5 Features in Exploration Analyst for ArcGIS Pro

Following my previous blog highlighting my top features of Data Assistant on ArcGIS Pro, I thought it might be useful to highlight some of my favourite features for our recently released Exploration Analyst for ArcGIS Pro too.   1. Interacting with the Map while processing Whilst I’m creating play chance layers, I like to pan…

Top 4 Features in Data Assistant for ArcGIS Pro

Having recently released our first ArcGIS Pro version of Data Assistant, and hearing more and more people talking about their switch from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro, I thought it might be useful to highlight some of my favourite features of Data Assistant on “Pro” to help our customers get up and running.   1. The…

Exprodat Awarded Esri’s “Release Ready Speciality”

Exprodat, the petroleum ArcGIS platform specialist, Esri Gold-level Partner and Getech Group company, has been awarded the Release Ready Speciality by Esri Inc. The Release Ready Specialty designation is only awarded to those Esri business partners who are able to prove their expertise and capability in understanding, adopting and promoting the latest versions of Esri…

Getting started with Raster Functions in ArcGIS Pro

Raster functions have been around in ArcGIS Pro for some time now. They work slightly differently to traditional raster data processing. Instead of writing out a new raster image with each step, they create a virtual raster (that only exists “in memory”) which is calculated based on the input raster(s) values. This allows output to…

Exprodat Interviewed about ArcGIS Pro Development by Esri E360

Exprodat, the Getech Group company and Esri Gold Partner, while attending the 2018 Esri Business Partner Conference in Palm Springs, California, was interviewed by Esri’s E360 video channel about its development work with ArcGIS Pro. Exprodat has three ArcGIS Desktop extensions which it has been upgrading from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro; Data Assistant, Unconventional Analyst and Exploration Analyst. These software products are used within the oil and gas industry to simplify complex petroleum-specific workflows focused on data integration, well planning and…

Exprodat Streamlines Reservoir Characterization at Illinois State Geological Survey

Exprodat, the Getech Group company and Esri Gold Partner, is supporting the Illinois State Geological Survey by providing access to its Data Assistant software for integrating geoscience interpretation systems with ArcGIS.   The agreement will help ensure that researchers at the Illinois State Geological Survey will have access to software that is widely used and relied upon within the oil and gas exploration industry. The latest version of Data…

The next wave of GIS in Petroleum

A few years ago, we published a free e-book entitled “Why Use GIS in Petroleum?”. With many thousands of downloads, it has become our most successful publication. People across the industry clearly value the concise overview of the Top 10 use cases for GIS in Oil and Gas.  As time is moving on, our venerable publication may be due for an update. While we consider how to revise it, this blog post shares some thoughts and trends we’re seeing in the industry – and we are keen to hear your views as well (see below, it…