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Geographical Information Systems

Course ID: t36166

This topic examines the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in the oil and gas industry. Beginning with an overview of GIS design and applications and a description of Geodetic Frameworks, it examines the type of information contained in a typical oil and gas GIS. Case studies and examples are presented relating to a variety of GIS systems, and an Appendix of GIS-related websites is included to help users find the most up-to-date information in this important area.

Total Number of Subtopics: 7

  • Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
  • GIS Design and Systems
  • Geodetic Frameworks
  • General and Background GIS Data
  • Exploration and Production GIS Data
  • Examples and Case Studies
  • Geographical Information Systems: References and Additional Information
Estimated Time: 2 hours 20 minutes on a full time basis