Feeding the GeoEvent Processor

The GeoEvent Processor is an extension for ArcGIS for Server version 10.2 that processes real-time data – for instance, vessel or vehicle position information. In addition to allowing the display of real-time data in, um, real-time, the GeoEvent Processor provides GeoFence and other functionality that enables alerts to be automatically generated – for instance, you…

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:…

Exprodat Partners With TeachMeGIS for Houston Petroleum GIS Geoscience Pathway

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has announced a partnership with Houston-based GIS training specialist TeachMeGIS that will see Exprodat deliver a series of geosciences courses in the TeachMeGIS dedicated facilities. During the last week of August, specialist training staff from Exprodat will run three courses; Basin and Play Analysis for Petroleum,…

Extracting Vector Data from PDFs

I’ve got this map, but it’s a PDF… How many times have you found a PDF containing data that you’re really interested in using in your latest project, but for which you cannot locate the source GIS or CAD datasets, even after spending hours trawling through your file system? Have you reluctantly decided to give…

How to find your data (easily)

It can be difficult, when you have a lot of data, to find exactly that you want. There may also be data hiding somewhere in your system that you never even knew existed. So how can you find this data easily? I still haven’t found what I’m looking for One answer is to use Voyager.…