SOCAR considers possibility of introducing GIS in oil industry
Azerbaijan, Baku, March.03 / Trend H. Valiyev /
SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) considers the proposal of the Integris Company on the introduction of geographic information systems ( GIS) in the oil and gas companies, the company reported.
Integris Company carries out work on the design, equipment supply, pre-commissioning, development application software, training, technical and service support. The company is specialized in creation and implementation of software and hardware systems for processing and display of information flow on modern means of visualization.
The main purpose of the GIS application in SOCAR is the application of distance learning information of natural and human resources.
Presently, the department of environmental monitoring and environmental management of the SOCAR consider the possibility of introducing digital photogrammetry to create the orthophotography and cartography in the SOCAR enterprises.
A significant extension and territorial distribution of responsible objects (pipelines, pumping stations, oil depots and other) is characteristic for oil and gas enterprises. For effective management information about the spatial position of objects within the information system becomes necessary. Application of GIS systems allows to effectively ensure the collection, storage, processing spatial information, integration, the use of spatial data for supporting decision-making.