An SOA surveyor uses the Trimble SX10 for pipeline locations.

Scanning Takes on New Meaning for Pipeline Work


Scanning is getting easier in the oilfields. Just ask Texas-based S Oliver and Associates (SOA), which has provided surveying services for the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. The varied and changing requirements of its clientele call for flexibility, innovation and the ability to implement solutions to…

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John Stenmark is a writer and consultant working in the geospatial, AEC and associated industries. A professional surveyor, he has more than 25 years of experience in applying advanced technology to surveying and related disciplines.

3 Ways Technology is Going to Shape the Oil and Gas Industry Free to Download Today

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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