Spotfire has announced a global reseller agreement with Landmark Graphics for its DecisionSite data analysis and visualization package (see Oil ITJ Vol 8 N° 12 for review of Spotfire DecisionSite use in the upstream). The deal allows Landmark to embed Spotfire’s analytic application within its DecisionSpace Decision Management System (DMS).
Spotfire has also announced a new product for oil and gas professionals. DecisionSite MapConnect is an extension to ESRI ArcMap that lets users merge GIS and tabular data, verify data quality, identify important trends, and provide ‘compelling’ visualizations.
John Lyle, team leader, geological and geophysical interpretation services for ChevronTexaco Energy Technology Company said, ‘MapConnect speeds up our identification and high grading of prospective areas, by letting us interactively filter results in several attribute and spatial dimensions simultaneously.’
DecisionSite MapConnect combines ESRI map data with E&P project data so analysts can uncover hidden relationships, trends, and patterns and make faster, higher quality decisions. DecisionSite and DecisionSite MapConnect can be rapidly configured to support many applications that help exploration teams make better, faster decisions about how to allocate capital investments among prospective wells and oilfield assets. Example applications include prospect assessment and validation, environmental impact analysis, pipeline security and safety management, and many others.
Gerrit Louwaars, senior geoscientist global exploration, Shell, added, ‘MapConnect opens new ways of analyzing and visualizing spatially distributed data often faster than you can think, leaving its potential entirely to the user’s
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