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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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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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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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The Curious Case of the Inaccurate Precision

A recent visit to a client site brought to light a somewhat common misconception about how accurate their data is (or was). For reasons which will become obvious I will not be naming anyone involved.  And I’m going to simplify … Continue reading

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I’m So Fascinating!

…Did I make you look??? Not to worry this entire blog will not be about me, actually none of it will. But if you saw the title and thought to yourself “that’s a little appalling” but you still had to … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 4)

This is the fourth of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Protect the interpretive data. This is the most critical … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts for a Friday

This, to me at least, is truly fascinating. Have a look at the image below, and ask yourself, would this type of warning even apply in A.D. 12,000? Would language, dates and symbols convey the same meaning in the distant … Continue reading

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You do WHAT at 8:15 every day?!

I’m not entirely sure when our team got too big to sit at the board table in our planning room, all I know is that even standing space in that room is becoming difficult to secure. Every morning at 8:15, … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 2)

This is the second of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here. What is the problem or process that this feature or function will address? We try not … Continue reading

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