SOURCE: GeoFields


October 08, 2010 14:36 ET

GeoFields Annual User Conference Brings Oil and Gas Pipeline Operators to Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2010) -  GeoFields, Inc., a global leader in asset data management and integrity management solutions for the oil and gas pipeline industry, today announced the completion of its annual three-day user conference for oil and gas pipeline operators and utilities. Held in Midtown Atlanta, October 4-6, 2010, the event was attended by many leading pipeline operators and strategic partners.

"We are excited about the participation and continued growth of the GeoFields user community," said Brad Schaaf, CEO at GeoFields. "The GeoFields User Conference offers an excellent forum for pipeline operators to acquire additional training, review the latest product developments, and share their unique perspectives and solutions with one another."

Since the inaugural user conference in 2006, GeoFields has been giving new and existing users a place to gain insight and practical knowledge with educational product sessions, product workshops and hands-on training sessions. In addition to the plenary session, client case studies and an address from Rob Brook, global pipeline and gas utility industry manager at Esri, gave attendees a look at industry trends and future GIS technologies. The varied sessions allowed participants to choose tracks according to their needs and experience level. The hands-on training room gave attendees one-on-one assistance from product experts on software including:

  • DataFrame™ ASG -- Automated Alignment Sheet Generation
  • DataFrame™ Data Maintenance -- Pipeline Data Editing and Management
  • DataFrame™ Forms -- Field and Office Electronic Pipeline Maintenance, Engineering and Inspection Forms
  • DataFrame™ Loader -- Survey Data Alignment, Bulk Loading and Integration
  • Facility Explorer™ -- Enterprise Mapping and Reporting
  • RiskFrame® Analyst -- Pipeline Survey Management and Inspection Planning
  • RiskFrame® HCA -- Class Location and HCA Analysis
  • RiskFrame® Modeler -- Quantitative and Qualitative Pipeline Risk Modeling

Product managers and developers gave first looks at the future enhancements and releases of DataFrame™ Forms, Facility Explorer™ and RiskFrame® HCA.

About GeoFields
GeoFields provides proven data management solutions designed to meet the unique data integration, analysis and regulatory requirements of the oil and gas pipeline industry. Services include asset data management, risk assessment and integrity management, pipeline database development, field operations and reporting support, data and application hosting, project data management and consulting. GeoFields supports industry standard pipeline data models such as PODS and APDM. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with a regional office in Houston. For more information, go to or call 404.253.1000.

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