Identifying Onshore Surface Seeps with Satellites

Reducing exploration risk by confirming petroleum source and charge is a major component of petroleum system analysis and is a critical phase of any exploration program.   The use of cloud-penetrating radar data in offshore basins to detect and isolate slicks emanating from sea floor seepage of oil and wet gas is now seen as…

Exprodat Releases Unconventionals Analyst for ArcGIS Pro

Exprodat, the oil and gas geospatial systems specialist, has released its popular Unconventionals Analyst extension for use with Esri’s ArcGIS Pro desktop GIS application. Unconventionals Analyst supports geoscientists, reservoir engineers, data scientists and GIS specialists developing and managing shale oil, shale gas, coal bed methane and tight sand fields. Users of the software realise huge…

Esri 2019 UC Q&A Highlights

The 2019 Esri User Conference (UC) gets underway in San Diego on July 8th, and Esri has released its annual UC Q&A.  The Q&A sets the scene for the UC; gives an update on Esri’s strategy; and answers questions about its software development, products, education, and support. As last year, the Q&A site is interactive…

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…