Category Archives: Product Development

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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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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Montney Part 3

(Part of a joint series combining the power of VISAGE visual analytics software with geoLOGIC’s value-added data live from the gDC) Welcome to the third and final post on the Montney. I decided to do it a bit differently today and show some … Continue reading

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Montney Part 2: Alberta vs. BC

(Part of a joint series combining the power of VISAGE visual analytics software with geoLOGIC’s value-added data live from the gDC) One of the ways we have decided to look at Montney production in this series is to compare what has happened in … Continue reading

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Building Limits

I just spent the weekend building a deck.  As far as decks go it isn’t all that much – a simple “ground level” 10’ x 24’ deck on some concrete deck pier blocks. The foundation isn’t all that much – just … Continue reading

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Preliminary Build

By know you know that a ton of time and effort has been spent on ripping the guts out of the good old ’69 Mustang. And what have I got for it? The ability to build it up the way … Continue reading

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Tell Me Again, Please – What Business Are We In?

  “The railroads collapsed because they thought they were in the railroad business, when really they were in the transportation business. They let others take customers away from them because they assumed themselves to be in the railroad business rather than … Continue reading

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Data Deluge, Insights Drought

Why MUST Enterprises Continually Grow Their Corporate IQ?   And How?       (Part One of Three) “As the well-documented ‘data deluge’ deepens, many executives have shifted from feeling overwhelmed (60% say they “have more information than we can effectively use”) to recognizing that the … Continue reading

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Who’s Dat Baby?

One of the little things that people in our industry need to do is link data from a multitude of disparate sources.  When that data is related to wells the challenge is making sure that the data you have is … Continue reading

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A Business Case for Sustainability: Attention Alberta Oil Sands Operations

Moral and Ethical Side of Sustainability “The first principle  of good banking good energy is to have principles.”   Regarding this prefatory quote — it is just me toying around with the  hugely popular Citizens Bank advertising campaign in the US supporting much-needed … Continue reading

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