ArcGIS Essentials for Petroleum - GISE

Discipline: Petroleum Data Management
Level: Foundation
Instructors who teach this course:
  • Ms. Fiona Buckingham
  • Mr. Simon Kettle
  • Mr. Mike Phillips
  • Dr. Devlyn Robson
  • Ms. Sharon Smith


  • About the course
  • Designed For
  • You will learn
  • Course Content
This is an entry-level course that teaches you how to use Esri's ArcGIS Pro for oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities while working with petroleum industry spatial data and workflows. This course allows you to explore the benefits in applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to your petroleum workflows while learning the functionality of ArcGIS Pro. Besides using the basic functionality offered by ArcGIS for Desktop that allows you to integrate spatial and non-spatial data and produce information for decision-making, ArcGIS Pro also allows you to store as many maps and layouts as you need in the same project, view 2D and 3D data simultaneously, and create tasks to automate workflows. You can also package your projects to collaborate with others or share your work as web maps and web layers. ArcGIS Pro can use local data, as well as content from ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS. In additon to this, ArcGIS Pro is a 64-bit multi-threaded application, delivering the kind of high performance that G&G staff in the petroleum sector have come to expect.
Geoscience professionals, support staff, and data managers interested in learning how to use ArcGIS Pro to manage geospatial projects and who want to use GIS tools for E&P workflows.
How To:
  • Explore the benefits in applying Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to your petroleum workflows
  • Utilize ArcGIS Pro functionality to import spatial and non-spatial databases, integrate, manage, and analyze data to produce information for decision making
  • Focus on learning how to put E&P workflows through ArcGIS Pro
  • Set up an E&P project that displays 2D and 3D data
  • Join spatial data to a well database
  • Create a well layer from tabular X and Y coordinates
  • Digitize a fault map and edit a play fairway map
  • Undertake spatial and attribute queries
  • Export data into a number of formats
  • Produce professional map layouts
  • Update a play fairway and assess potential acreage
  • Set up a project in ArcGIS Pro
  • Create connections to your data resources
  • Display 2D and 3D depth, wellbore and field data side-by-side
  • Draw wells on a map using x and y coordinates
  • Georeference an image
  • Join spatial data to tabular well data
  • Digitise a fault map
  • Edit simple play fairway polygons
  • Spatial data queries
  • Attribute queries with SQL
  • Spatial analysis using geoprocessing tools
  • Automate workflow using Tasks Manager
  • Share data using packages
  • Publish a web map and feature layer
  • Produce a map layout