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…

Getting started with Raster Functions in ArcGIS Pro

Raster functions have been around in ArcGIS Pro for some time now. They work slightly differently to traditional raster data processing. Instead of writing out a new raster image with each step, they create a virtual raster (that only exists “in memory”) which is calculated based on the input raster(s) values. This allows output to…

Exprodat Interviewed about ArcGIS Pro Development by Esri E360

Exprodat, the Getech Group company and Esri Gold Partner, while attending the 2018 Esri Business Partner Conference in Palm Springs, California, was interviewed by Esri’s E360 video channel about its development work with ArcGIS Pro. Exprodat has three ArcGIS Desktop extensions which it has been upgrading from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro; Data Assistant, Unconventional Analyst and Exploration Analyst. These software products are used within the oil and gas industry to simplify complex petroleum-specific workflows focused on data integration, well planning and…

The next wave of GIS in Petroleum

A few years ago, we published a free e-book entitled “Why Use GIS in Petroleum?”. With many thousands of downloads, it has become our most successful publication. People across the industry clearly value the concise overview of the Top 10 use cases for GIS in Oil and Gas.  As time is moving on, our venerable publication may be due for an update. While we consider how to revise it, this blog post shares some thoughts and trends we’re seeing in the industry – and we are keen to hear your views as well (see below, it…

Getech South Caribbean Regional Report Makes Esri Map Book

Getech, providers of natural resources exploration data and expertise, have released a new Regional Report Online. The Report uses a Story Map to summarise an assessment of the potential effects of the end-member plate models on the hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Southern Caribbean margin, and has been included in this year’s Esri Map Book. The featured part of the…

Esri 2018 UC Q&A Highlights

The 2018 Esri User Conference (UC) gets underway in San Diego next week, and Esri has released its annual UC Q&A. The Q&A sets the scene for the UC, provides information about Esri’s strategy and answers common questions about Esri’s products & services. The new Q&A is interactive and searchable, but to save you a…