Python Codeblock Field Calculations

With the arrival of ArcGIS 10.0, Esri introduced the ability to use Python within the Field Calculator allowing the user the ability to perform more complex calculations. How does this help me? Let’s suppose I need to create a map showing the fields of the central North Sea in both the context of their hydrocarbon…

Exprodat GIS Software Increases Exploration Success

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has released a new version of Exploration Analyst, its popular and widely used petroleum exploration and new ventures software. Exploration Analyst version v221, to be released in October 2014, includes a host of new features, all of which were included to increase the efficiency…

Making Elevation Profiles in 3D Analyst

Making Elevation Profiles in 3D Analyst

Introduction An elevation profile charts the elevation along a straight or irregular line. Their uses within the Oil and Gas industry include: Infrastructure planning – eg, pipeline routing Field work route planning Providing a topographic profile for use in geological cross sections.   In this blog I look at the construction of vertical profiles for…

Exprodat Expands Petroleum ArcGIS Training in Houston

Exprodat, the oil and gas services, software and training supplier; is running another series of their popular ArcGIS-based petroleum training courses in Houston, Texas. Building on the successes of previous training events, Exprodat continues to expand its operations within one of the most important centres of American oil and gas activity. Whilst the company is…

Exprodat Supports Esri’s 2014 Petroleum User Group (PUG) Conference

Exprodat, the UK-based provider of Esri-based petroleum GIS services, software and training and Esri Gold-level Business Partner, will be supporting the forthcoming 2014 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference meeting in Houston (formerly known as the Petroleum User Group or PUG). Two Exprodat staff will be presenting during the conference. Thierry Gregorius, Principal Strategic Consultant, has been invited…

Exprodat Supports Esri Petroleum User Group at UC 2014

Exprodat, the oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, is supporting the forthcoming Esri User Group meeting in San Diego by sponsoring the Petroleum User Group social event which is scheduled for the evening of Tuesday July 15th 2014. Set to be held on the Coronado Terrace of the Marriott Hotel, Esri will treat…

Exprodat Partners Across the Atlantic With Novara GeoSolutions

Exprodat, the UK-based oil and gas GIS services, software and training supplier, has partnered with USA-based Novara GeoSolutions, a CHA Company, to provide implementation services around the Intrepid pipeline management system, throughout Europe. Both companies are Esri Gold Partners and both have been extremely successful in building their businesses within different areas of the oil and…

GIS in Challenging Environments

Working in challenging environments: an example of using GIS and big data analytics to support safer O&G operations, understanding and managing risks In my last blog on the value of spatial analysis, I promised some examples showcasing the use of analytics for “Big Data” in the O&G and GIS space. To kick this off I…

Exprodat Shares a Platform with Esri at EAGE 2014

Exprodat, the oil and gas services, software and training supplier will be sharing stand 3440 with worldwide Geographical Information System (GIS) supplier Esri Inc. at the 76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Exhibition and Conference. To be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands between 16th and 19th June 2014 the EAGE Conference will bring…