The PUG strives to be recognized as the global professional organization for GIS & Geospatial Professionals and users across the petroleum industry. We aim to work collaboratively as volunteers to improve and enhance the use of GIS & Geospatial workflows and technologies.
For the PUG Steering Committee, the new year starts right after the Houston Esri Petroleum conference ends. With nominations and elections in May, and an all-day planning session in June. This all day “virtual” planning meeting occurred June 11, as this year’s 15 member steering committee joined the meeting from 8 different cities and 3 different countries. About half of the committee is located outside the Houston area. This planning meeting ensures that… Read More
From May 4th until May 15th 2015, members of the community can put their name forward for the PUG Steering elections. Online voting will then take place from May 18th to 29th, 2015. What’s it like being on the Steering Committee? Being a part of the Steering Committee is a challenging but rewarding experience. You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of the PUG, improve our global community, help plan… Read More
Teaching is fun! The Geo-Kids program we developed is to introduce sixth graders to using geography. We have packaged up the contents of the program for you to make your own. Please give us your feedback so we can improve it for future students. I appreciate teachers so much more now that I have taught one day. The first class I taught was only 3 hours but I was exhausted afterwards. It… Read More