Getech sponsors Imperial College MSc project investigating Santos Basin prospectivity

Getech, the natural resource exploration specialist, continues to support Imperial College students with projects that contribute to their MSc studies. This year’s Petroleum Geoscience MSc project was undertaken by William Jewell, who was tasked with using play-based exploration assessment techniques to review the hydrocarbon prospectivity of the offshore Brazil Santos Basin. The starting point for…

Identifying Onshore Surface Seeps with Satellites

Reducing exploration risk by confirming petroleum source and charge is a major component of petroleum system analysis and is a critical phase of any exploration program.   The use of cloud-penetrating radar data in offshore basins to detect and isolate slicks emanating from sea floor seepage of oil and wet gas is now seen as…

Esri 2019 UC Q&A Highlights

The 2019 Esri User Conference (UC) gets underway in San Diego on July 8th, and Esri has released its annual UC Q&A.  The Q&A sets the scene for the UC; gives an update on Esri’s strategy; and answers questions about its software development, products, education, and support. As last year, the Q&A site is interactive…

Multiple Saved Definition Queries in ArcGIS Pro

One of the new features introduced in ArcGIS Pro 2.3 is the ability to have more than one Definition Query saved for an individual layer. This examples uses well data from OGA. Load the layer into ArcGIS Pro, and open the Layer Properties. Click on Definition Query. The new dialog has a drop-down menu which…

Symbolise by outline in ArcGIS Pro

When working with polygon data in ArcGIS Pro, there are cases where polygons sit on top of one another. One example of this is hydrocarbon field outlines in the North Sea. I’ve downloaded some of the OGA field production data and displayed this in ArcGIS Pro. I added a Definition Query to only show oil…

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…