Category Archives: geoLOGIC

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: A Three-Way Collision of Interests — American vs. Canadian vs. Albertan

Part One – The Keystone Pipeline System “As the State Department made clear last month, the rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by Congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline’s impact, especially the health and safety of the … Continue reading

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The “Personal” Touch

I think it is safe to say that pretty much anyone in the industry knows that geoSCOUT is a very capable general-purpose mapping tool.  What I think that most people don’t realize is just how powerful the geoSCOUT mapping engine … Continue reading

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Canadian Retail Gas Pricing 101

  (Or “Talk To Me About Gas Retail Pricing—Like I’m in Grade Four”) Last year back in April-May, when I visited family and friends in Hamilton, Ontario, regular gas was being retailed at the $1.37 to $1.45 per litre range. … Continue reading

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Royalties…Everyone Wants to Get Paid

I can remember the first Williston Basin conference I went to in 2008 in Minot, North Dakota. Horizontal technology was just hitting its stride and the main concern about producing Bakken oil was lack of infrastructure to deliver it to market. No one was … Continue reading

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The Path to Success

(See below for update) I have an older smartphone that is about due for replacement.  It’s a Samsung Omnia, a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone that I have had for almost 3 years. Before that I had always had a “standard” … Continue reading

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Northern Alberta’s Toxic Wasteland – Vast and Growing “Vaster” Everyday—Courtesy of Oil Sands Operators!

a.k.a. Alberta Oil Sands, By Any Name …. By Any Standard (Part Two) “ITS ADDICTION to oil drives the world capitalist economy to ever more devastating destruction. And the new oil rush in the Canadian province of Alberta is ripping … Continue reading

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ALBERTA OIL SANDS, BY ANY NAME … BY ANY STANDARD (PART ONE)

…. Or Some Notions, Perceptions, and Misinformation (NPMs) vs. Facts About the Alberta Oil Sands Mention “Alberta oil sands” and you would probably evoke in most hearers’ or readers’ minds a negative image, maybe even a sinister one. We may attribute … Continue reading

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Canadian Upstream Oil and Gas – Responsible, Reliable and Competitive

…. Or Why Canadian Upstream Oil and Gas Is More Attractive to Investors Than Its American Counterpart  A recent 450-page study shows why it makes economic sense for investors to choose Canadian upstream oil and gas. As Petroleum Economist recently … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That

From the very beginning, in 1983, geoLOGIC has been a leader in innovation in the industry, introducing many features and datasets that others have followed along copying. From the release of geoSCOUT Version 1.0 in 1993 to geoSCOUT Version 3.1 at … Continue reading

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