TAG: oil and gas

OnTerra offers new version of MapSavvy web map service

November 28, 2017By

OnTerra Systems has introduced a new version of its MapSavvy aerial imagery service and a corresponding new website, www.MapSavvy.com. MapSavvy is an affordable Web Map Service providing OGC-compliant images for anyone who needs aerial images in the course of their work or research. The new version of MapSavvy offers users access to two versions of Bing Maps aerial imagery: original Bing Maps... read more

TCarta Marine offers Gulf of Mexico basemap, bathymetry data

April 4, 2017By

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, will unveil two new offshore data offerings at the 2017 Esri Petroleum GIS Conference in Houston — the Gulf of Mexico Marine Basemap Plus service and 2-meter Satellite Derived Bathymetry dataset. The Marine Basemap Plus is a streaming data service that delivers up-to-date value-added marine layers directly into Esri ArcGIS on a... read more

LandWorks upgrades Web AutoMapper service with USLandGrid

October 19, 2016By

LandWorks Inc., a developer of innovative land management solutions, has improved its Web AutoMapper online service that translates land legal descriptions into GIS-ready map polygons. The updated Web AutoMapper features a new interface that is easier to use, including a job detail webpage that lets users review and edit polygons before purchase. Clients can now have their property polygons mapped against... read more

CoreLogic expands location-based intelligence with building footprints

June 27, 2016By
Street, parcel and structure geocoding appear on a single map. (IMAGE: CoreLogic)

CoreLogic has expanded its location-based intelligence data with the addition of structure footprint information to its other parcel and property characteristics data offerings. CoreLogic is a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider. The company made the announcement at the 2016 Esri User Conference, being held in San Diego, California, June 27-July 1. CoreLogic Structure Footprint enables accurate roof-top geocoding and... read more

Blue Marble Hosts 6th User Conference in October

July 9, 2015By

The 2015 Blue Marble User Conference (BMUC) will take place in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The annual event provides industry experts, Blue Marble software users, product developers, and applications specialists with a forum for sharing experiences and exchanging ideas on the current and future developments in the Global Mapper and Geographic Calculator platforms. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization... read more

CartoPac, EDM Implement Inspection Software for Western Power

May 12, 2015By

CartoPac International and EDM International have implemented a new transmission line inspection solution based on the CartoPac Software platform for the Western Area Power Administration. Western markets and delivers hydroelectric power within a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. Western sought quotes for a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) utilities inspection software application that would provide a more efficient, integrated process and technology for improving Western’s transmission line inspection... read more

Trimble Expands UAS Portfolio for Aerial Imaging with Multirotor Partnership

May 5, 2015By

Trimble is partnering with unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturer Multirotor service-drone, GmbH. The collaboration will allow Trimble to expand its existing UAS portfolio to provide its customers with additional solutions to choose from based on their aerial imaging project needs. Trimble made the announcement at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015 show being held May 4-7 in Atlanta, Ga. Multirotor service-drone,... read more

Conferences and Drones: What Else?

April 28, 2015By

I’ve attended five conferences in the past couple of months; Esri Water Conference (first one!), Esri Partner Conference, US Hydro 2015, APSG (Association of Petroleum Surveying & Geomatics) and the Esri Petroleum User Group (PUG) conference. It may look Esri-heavy, but the fact is that Esri is doing a really good job of organizing vertical market GIS conferences, and people are... read more

Esri Offers Webinar on ArcGis for Utility Assets

April 9, 2015By

Esri offers a standard set of templates that include maps, apps, and tools that support water, electric, gas and telecommunication industry workflows. To learn how to use these templates, tune in to the Esri live training seminar Utility Asset Inspection Using ArcGIS on April 16 at 9 a.m./11 a.m. and 3 p.m. PDT. Users will learn how to configure the templates based on... read more

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The Accidental Super Power

March 5, 2015By

Geography Paints Both Rosy and Grim Picture of the World
As a graduate student in the late '80s I was learning about "New Geography" using a cutting-edge technology called GIS. It's easy to focus on the technology aspects of GIS and forget the reason for our tradecraft. I was reminded of that reason when I read The Accidental Superpower by Peter Zeihan. It effectively uses geography and analytics to explain how the world has been shaped and is evolving. read more