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STAFFORD, Texas- OpenSpirit, the leader in data and application integration solutions for the upstream E&P industry, received the ESRI Foundation Partner of the Year award for its work in the Energy Sector at the 2010 ESRI Worldwide Business Partner Conference in Palm Springs, California.
OpenSpirit is the energy industry’s open integration and interoperability standard, enabling collaborative workflows and multi-vendor data accessibility among the diverse and complex environments used in today’s E&P workflows. From ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Server, OpenSpirit integrates with all levels of ESRI GIS technology, facilitating cross-disciplinary mapping and spatial data management workflows between GIS, geology and geophysics, as well as integrating subsurface workflows and data with surface workflows and information, such as Land, HSE, Transportation, Pipeline and other departments of oil companies.
The award was presented during the annual ESRI Business Partner Conference by Jack Dangermond, President of ESRI, to Brian Boulmay, Business Partner Director, OpenSpirit.
"Through the Partner of the Year Award for the Energy Sector, ESRI recognizes the outstanding contribution OpenSpirit has made in their promotion of spatial data management as a key component of an oil company’s enterprise data integration strategy," said Dangermond. "Their revolutionary platform enables end users to combine the capabilities of the ArcGIS platform with industry-leading geotechnical and geoscience solutions in elegant and highly effective practices."
Since becoming part of the ESRI partner family in 2000, OpenSpirit has developed a comprehensive suite of GIS tools, including an ArcGIS Desktop Extension, an ArcGIS Explorer Add-in, a Scan Utility that spatializes subsurface databases, an ArcGIS SDE Data Connector, and the integration of ArcGIS Server and ESRI Web services with OpenSpirit REST Web services. End users have the flexibility to leverage their ESRI GIS client of choice, with the simplicity of managing just one integration platform.
"We are honored to receive partner of the year recognition from ESRI," said Dan Piette, President & CEO of OpenSpirit. "The energy industry is a spatial business and we have focused on ensuring our technology is integrated with ESRI tools since our company’s inception. This collaboration helps our mutual customers manage their complete business workflows via a single integration layer, and ensures accurate and repeatable coordinate, unit, interoperability, and data access processes. We are continuing this focus in 2010 with the release of several new GIS products."
OpenSpirit began as a consortium of several oil companies and industry vendors working together to define a solution for cross-vendor collaboration. An independent software company since 2000, OpenSpirit continues this vision with a focus on providing integration and interoperability solutions for upstream applications and data. The OpenSpirit framework enables innovative cross-vendor workflows including, data access/management/movement, GIS integration, G&G analytical workflows, application interoperability and web services integration. www.openspirit.com email@example.com.
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