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What is ArcUser?

Modeling with
ArcView GIS

 
 
 
Coming to Terms

Block
An area sea for which a license has been granted to a company or companies for exploration/production purposes.
Borehole
A hole drilled for exploratory purposes.

Canister
A corrosion-resistant container used to enclose high-level nuclear waste during long-term storage.

Concession
A license from a nation or state that gives a company the right to drill for oil or gas.

Downstream
The refining, marketing, and distribution operations associated with oil or gas production.

Gathering System
The pipelines and other equipment used to collect, process, and deliver natural gas from the field to transmission lines.

Geologic repository
An underground facility designed for long term storage of nuclear waste.

Reserves
The calculated amount of ore, oil, natural gas or other resource that can be extracted profitably from a site.

Seismic Prospecting
A method of prospecting that uses knowledge of the speed of reflected waves in rock to learn more about underground structures.

Upstream
The exploration, production, and transportation of oil prior to refining.

 


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