DM39-012: PPDM 3.9: Location and Coordinate Information: Areas

Public Petroleum Data Model Version 3.9

Course Instructor:

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PDM-003; PDM-020
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Course Option: 
Classroom, Private, Instructor-Led Webinar

Target Audience:
Regulators, operators, service companies, data and software vendors, Schools (educators, students). Project Managers, Geologists, O&G Engineers, Financial, Field Workers, Business Analyst, Data Governance, Data Architect, Data Management Leaders, Data Managers, Database Analyst, Software Developers.

Course Description:
Named areas are simply geographic areas that a company may wish to track for a variety of reasons. These areas could be geopolitical, jurisdictional, operating areas, project areas, or mapping areas. The model allows you to capture a description of the area; this is commonly used where an area is used for scientific research and a Lithologic or visual description is important.

Join this class to learn how location and spatial information is managed in the Areas subject of PPDM 3.9. This course is focused on the data model.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Review and discuss the diverse and complex nature of spatial data in the oil and gas industry
  • Identify challenges and pitfalls associated with managing spatial data
  • Discuss how to mitigate risk factors

Evaluation Method(s) / Metrics:
Final Exam available upon request.

Completion Award:
PPDM Certificate of Completion

Special Requirements:
  • Experience working with and understanding spatial data and its use in mapping or GIS systems
  • Specific training in geospatial data is mandatory; without this knowledge the class concepts will be very difficult to understand
  • Understand and apply the principles laid out in the PPDM Design Principles class
  • General knowledge of the oil and gas industry, including the importance of the complexities of three dimensions, time and substances to GIS systems
  • Knowledge of Relational Database systems and how they work