Category Archives: gis

Madagascar Bid Round Rumour

With a bid round rumoured to be held in Madagascar in 2013, Lynx have begun work on upgrading their ever-popular Madagascar GIS Adviser. The upgrade will add in new interpretations based on seismic and well data; and will also update … Continue reading

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Lynx Resource Portal for NOCs released

Lynx Information Systems Ltd (www.lynxinfo.co.uk) announces the commercial release of its web-portal and database management system, the Lynx Resource Portal (LRP). This commercial offer is based on the online UK Onshore Geophysical Library interface (www.ukogl.org.uk), which Lynx has designed, built … Continue reading

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West Africa Aptian Salt Basin GIS Update

The Lynx/Fairway GIS Exploration Adviser for the West Africa Aptian Salt Basin has recently been updated with additional data and interpretations. Pre-salt plays within the basin have been further evaluated. Discoveries in the Kwanza Basin in Angola, notably the ones … Continue reading

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Exploration Fabric of Africa

The Exploration Fabric of Africa (EFA) project (http://www.efafrica.com) is a project initiated by Lynx director Peter Wigley, as a tribute to his friend Ed Purdy who died in 2009. Dr Purdy was a pioneer in the field of carbonate sedimentology, … Continue reading

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Lynx Rasterlink movie demos

Lynx Rasterlink enhances ESRI ArcMap’s support for georectified imagery. Large collections of georectified imagery are unweildy to view and manage within ArcGIS Desktop. ArcMap MXDs containing a large number of georectified images can be unresponsive and slow to initialise, due … Continue reading

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Lynx Seismap – New Release supports import to file geodatabases

Lynx is pleased to announce release 4.2 of Lynx SeismapĀ for ESRI ArcGIS Desktop versions 10 and 9.3. This new release adds support for importing common E&P data types into file geodatabase feature classes and raster grids: import UKOOA/SEG-P1/CSV seismic shotpoint/CDP … Continue reading

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New – Lynx Risk Mapping Tool for ArcGIS Desktop

Lynx is currently developing a new Hydrocarbon Play Component Risk Segment (CRS) mapping tool for ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. Risk mapping is a powerful application of GIS technology, presenting a visual synthesis of all available data by combining ‘risk factors’ for … Continue reading

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Iraq – Petroleum Systems: An ArcGIS-enabled Study and Interactive Toolkit – beta copy available

Lynx’s multi-client study, carried out in association with David Boote Consulting and Integrated Geochemical Interpretation, is taking shape and a beta copy will be available for viewing in September. We are on target for December release, for use by explorationists … Continue reading

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Libya – Time to Rediscover the Sirt Petroleum Province

With events in Libya moving dramatically in the last few days, NOW is the time to rediscover the Sirt Petroleum Province and its massive exploration potential. Lynx and David Boote have produced a multi-client report entitled: An ArcGIS-based study of … Continue reading

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Iraq – 4th Licensing Round

According to the press agencies, the 4th Licensing Round is now set for 25-26 January 2012 (as opposed to November 2011). Lynx has compiled shape-files of the blocks which can be downloaded below. Some 12 blocks are to be offered, … Continue reading

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New Tanzania GIS Released

Lynx Information Systems announces the release of our new Tanzania GIS Adviser. This provides a comprehensive integrated geological and geophysical assessment of the hydrocarbon potential of Tanzania and is an essential synthesis of petroleum exploration data to aid the new … Continue reading

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Lynx Presenting at the ESRI PUG Houston

If you’re attending the ESRI PUG in Houston make sure you make a note to stop by Ballroom C at 15:30 on 19th April to listen to Lynx’s experiences in ‘Managing a Country’s Archive‘. The presentation, given by Ben Sayers, … Continue reading

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Lynx Seismap demo movies 3 and 4 – grids and horizons

Movie 3 shows how ZMap ASCII grid files mapping interpreted surfaces can be quickly imported into ESRI raster grid format in ESRI ArcMap, using the Lynx Seismap extension for ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. Lynx Seismap provides automatic reinterpolation of the ZMap … Continue reading

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Lynx Seismap movie demo 2 – TWT Surface Display and Export

This movie demo for Lynx Seismap uses data from the Lynx West Africa GIS Adviser in Gabon to illustrate the display and export of two-way-time gridded surfaces with seismic data within ESRI ArcMap, and export to Z-Map format. Lynx Seismap … Continue reading

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GIS Petroleum Training Courses – 2011 Syllabuses Updated

Lynx GIS training offerings tailored for professionals working in Petroleum exploration. Continue reading

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