Esri PUG Papers 2000-2012

It’s nearly time for the 2013 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference, or “the PUG”. This year the conference is being held May 7-9, and is back in the George R. Brown Convention Centre in Houston, Texas. Last year before the conference I posted a blog that looked at the PUG papers back to 2009 and classified them…

Exprodat Exhibits at Esri Petroleum GIS Conference

Exprodat, the oil and gas services, software and training supplier will be exhibiting their GIS-based oil and gas solutions at the forthcoming Esri Petroleum GIS Conference (formerly known as the Petroleum User Group or PUG). Held between 7th and 9th May 2013, the conference will attract over 1500 petroleum, gas and pipeline GIS users to…

Top 10 ArcGIS Printing Checks

Turn good maps into great maps by running some final checks before you print it out. In this blog I’ve put together a list of 10 things to check before printing from ArcGIS that ensure that my maps are as good as they can be. By way of an overview I’ve provided an annotated reference example map…

Tip 24: Successful Editing

For anyone new to ArcGIS, using the editing tools can initially appear a little tricky, and while delivering our training courses I sometimes hear people say the editing process is not very intuitive. In an earlier Exprodat tip (Tip 20: ArcGIS Editing Sessions) I looked at selecting editable elements and organising templates. Here are a…

Benchmarking GIS Performance

Benchmarking GIS Performance: A Multi-client Example In this blog, which follows a previous posting where I described a GIS Strategy Review Approach for the petroleum industry I’m going to look at a real world example of measuring GIS effectiveness: Exprodat’s multi-client GIS benchmarking project from 2012. If you’d like to jump straight into the detailed results please download the detailed 2012…

Exprodat Brings the Petroleum ArcGIS Classroom to You

Exprodat, the oil and gas software, consultancy and training supplier, has made their popular suite of petroleum ArcGIS training courses available through a ‘virtual classroom’.  For more information visit https://www.exprodat.com/Training/Booking/Virtual-Classroom/ Virtual classroom training attendees will learn how to implement spatial technology and data in the E&P environment without having to travel to join a public course.…

Measuring GIS Effectiveness

Measuring GIS Effectiveness: Exprodat’s GIS Maturity Matrix Approach How do you measure how well your company has implemented GIS? How do you benchmark your GIS both internally and externally against your peers?  How do you develop a strategy for developing your GIS, and measure how effective it has been? Exprodat developed the GIS Maturity Matrix to…