2018 PUG Survey Results: Concerning Trends for Petroleum GIS Professionals Many of us have been left wondering what the next trends in our profession are since the Big Oil Downturn on 2014. The push these days for Oil & Gas company executives is to not only increase shareholder returns, but to create new, streamlined ventures.  Such marketing includes buzz words like: “Big Data”, “Synergies”, “Location Analytics”, and “Machine-learning”.  The inclusions of these… Read More

The PUG Steering Committee Professional Discipline Work Group has developed a salary survey.  This survey is intended to provide the Petroleum GIS Community with insight into compensation as it relates to education, roles and responsibilities. A summary of the survey results will be made available through https://pugonline.org in October 2018. All answers are anonymous. Please use the link below to take the survey   LINK URL: https://s.surveyplanet.com/HJeVMmHQz    

We are thrilled to welcome to following individuals to the 2017-2018 Steering Committee. We had an excellent pool of candidates and want to thank everyone for their time and effort. Samantha Murray, Wood Mackenzie – PUG Chairperson Chris Shanks, Statoil – PUG Co-Chairman Geoff Wade, Esri – PUG Esri Liaison Andrew Norris, BHP – PUG Technical Chairman Nathan Wood, Enervest – PUG Technical Chairman Andy Bohnoff, Anadarko – PUG Workflow Chairperson Rob… Read More