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Geomatics: Highlights explores one discipline that’s fundamental to E&P

IOGP’s Geomatics Committee is one of the Association’s most active. What exactly does it do, and why does it matter? To find out, Highlights decided to get to the bottom of Geomatics by going to the top: an interview with the Committee Chair Walter Jardine of BP. Highlights: What on …

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Geomatics and Legal Committees meet to discuss licence boundaries

It is very important for Operators to have an accurate and unequivocal definition of their exploration and operating licence boundaries. This certainty properly defines the commitment area, supports unitisation agreements and avoids potential complications with neighbouring licensees. The IOGP Legal Committee and Geomatics Committee got together late last year to …

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Shell releases its ‘Standard Legend’ to industry and academia

Shell has recently released an updated version of their Shell Standard Legend. The revised version includes new pipeline symbology and an additional symbol set in support of Urban Planning, as well as significant updates and restructuring of the well symbology. Maps continue to be one the industry’s most important communication …

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Walter Jardine takes the lead in Geomatics

Walter Jardine, BP’s Survey & Positioning Authority, is the new Chair of IOGP’s Geomatics Committee.  He previously chaired the Geophysical Operations Subcommittee. Walter has 30 years’ industry experience in providing survey & positioning and geospatial data management support across the full field life cycle. This has included support to seismic …

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Geomatics webinar reaches global audience

In the interests of greater efficiency, lower costs and enhanced reach, IOGP’s Geomatics Committee held its first webinar on 10 March, hosted by Walter Jardine, chair of the Geophysical Operations Sub-committee. The virtual event attracted 60 E&P Operator participants from around the world, drawn by presentations from Andy Hill of …

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Geomatics Industry Day focuses on expertise & support

Some 100 Geomatics experts gathered in Aberdeen last month for an Industry Day devoted to innovation, efficiency and standardization initiatives.  IOGP’s Geomatics Committee collaborated with the International Marine Contractors Association Offshore Survey Division Management Committee and the Hydrographic Society in Scotland) to organize the event.  It attracted representatives from industry …

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Geomatics webinar reaches global audience

In the interests of greater efficiency, lower costs and enhanced reach, IOGP’s Geomatics Committee held its first webinar on 10 March, hosted by Walter Jardine, chair of the Geophysical Operations Sub-committee. The virtual event attracted 60 E&P Operator participants from around the world, drawn by presentations from Andy Hill of …

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IOGP publishes EPSG registry developer guide

IOGP has published a revision of IOGP 373-7-3 – Geomatics Guidance Note Number 7, part 3, a multi-part document for users of the EPSG Dataset. Part 3 – the Registry Developer Guide is primarily intended to assist computer application developers who wish to use the API of the Registry to …

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Aberdeen to host Geomatics Industry Day in April

This April, Aberdeen’s E&P professionals will get a chance to learn about the latest trends in Geomatics at a Geomatics Industry Day, hosted by Shell. The one-day event will take place on 20th April at Shell’s Aberdeen offices – jointly organized by IOGP’s Geomatics Committee; the International Marine Contractors Association …

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