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.
Fellow PUGsters, Let’s lead the industry in being an example of a community that shares. We can show the value of sharing our lessons and difficulties with our community. It is my honor and privilege to share the lessons from the regional PUGs with the greater community. Leadership is hard and not always rewarded immediately, but it always worth it. With the volatility of petroleum commodity prices come the movement and reallocation of… Read More
The 2015 International ESRI User Conference was held in San Diego, CA last month and I was in attendance to see the latest news and information from ESRI. There were over 16,000 attendees for over 135 countries, the largest crowd ever in attendance. The theme this year was “Apply Geography Everywhere” and Jack Dangermond, founder and CEO of ESRI, opened the conference with enthusiasm. In the opening session Jack stated that Geography… Read More
The Appalachia Petroleum User Group (APUG) is holding its Summer Meeting on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. The meeting will feature a presentation by Sara Fortnam from Chevron Appalachia, who will discuss their GIS data inventory project; a presentation by Jennifer Harrison from TeachMeGIS, who will discuss SQL Tricks for data QAQC, as well as a brief technology update from ESRI. We invite you to come and spend the evening with other industry professionals at Atria’s Restaurant & Tavernfrom… Read More