Automating your workflows with Python

In today’s E&P industry the maxim “time is money” could never be more true.  How much time is spent running the same process, the same workflow, clicking the same mouse buttons, tapping the same keys? Using GIS we have shortened workflows that take many hours into mere minutes, or from months into days.  GIS tools…

Exprodat Lowers the KBridge by Adding Subscription Option

Alongside industry-leading GIS consulting and training services for the oil and gas sector, Exprodat provides a range of GIS-based software designed specifically for use in petroleum exploration and production (E&P) departments. One of these is the popular KBridge. Many E&P organisations use SMT’s KINGDOM software to store, visualise and interpret geophysical data. Much of this…

Tip 12: Coordinates and ArcGIS

Geographic data is comprised of geographic features – such as wells, fields or licence areas – located by coordinates, referenced to the earth by a coordinate reference system (CRS).   The management of geographic data is reliant upon understanding CRSs and successful management of the data’s CRS properties. The potential impact on oil and gas businesses…

Exprodat Test Reflexes at PETEX 2010 Conference

Exprodat staff and the oil and gas GIS solutions they provide are able to quickly adapt to meet the changing business requirements of their clients. At the PETEX 2010 conference Exprodat are going to turn the tables and test the reflexes of conference attendees. Visitors to the Exprodat stand (A10) will have the chance to…

Checking Residuals Bias in Geological Mapping

In my last blog post I discussed the case for mapping the residuals in order to help us to understand the quality of the output of the interpolation of a continuous variable. In there I emphasized the importance of looking at the spatial distribution of the signed residuals to identify whether their spatial distribution may…

Promoting GIS in your Workplace

Are you working in an organisation that you feel could really benefit from GIS, but don’t know how to go about selling it to the right people? Here are a few ways that I’ve found useful for promoting GIS to the decision makers: KISS – The key to selling any new concept to a busy…

Exprodat Uses 202 to Hit the Play Fairway Sweet Spot

London, United Kingdom, 11th Oct 2010 – Exprodat has released version 202 of Exploration Analyst and for the first time geoscientists are able to rely on a single toolkit to create common risk segment (CRS) maps while mapping play fairways. The release contains major new functionality including support for raster and contour datasets as inputs,…

Exprodat Consulting Aims for 600 by the end of 2010

Alongside software and consulting services, Exprodat Consulting offers some of the most popular GIS-based training courses to the Oil & Gas industry. To prove their point, the company has just completed a course that included their 500th attendee. Such is the popularity and value of their courses, the company expects to pass the 600 mark…