Tag Archives: geoSCOUT

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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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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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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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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Well. Aren’t you special?

This is the 3rd of a 3-part series on some of the high-level issues that come up around the data management aspect of oil and gas exploration and how we are working with the PPDM Association in actively looking at … 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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All’s Well That Ends Well?

In our last thrilling episode, I discussed a bit about the PPDM Association and the eponymous Data Model. Now it’s time to discuss some of the fruits of their labour in the gardens of the workgroups. I should point out … Continue reading

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It’s Baaaaaaack!!

Rain or shine, it’s coming. For the first time since 2008 we will be hosting our Spaghetti Western Stampede party! So, what exactly is a Spaghetti Western, you may ask. Well – its 2 things, really. It’s an “Italo-Western” style … Continue reading

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What getting lost in the mountains teaches you about geoSCOUT

Thoughts of last year are flooding my mind (no pun intended) with all the rain we had last week. I can remember the CSPG golf tournament and all the rain we were getting at that time- we were surprised the … Continue reading

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Were you “Recovering” Last week?

Last week was a busy one here at geoLOGIC. We attended one of our biggest shows of the year – the 2011 CSPG CSEG CWLS Joint Annual Convention – themed “Recovery” – here in Calgary. As many of you will … Continue reading

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