Geographic Information System (GIS)

Wood Group uses GIS to assist pipeline engineering in precision mapping, modeling, database building, and reporting.
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GIS technology is a comprehensive tool  that integrates cutting-edge hardware and software to capture, analyze and display geospatial data for use by Wood Group project teams and clients to develop the most up-to-date information on project development and deliverables.

It is an invaluable tool for surveying, right-of-way acquisition, permitting, design, engineering and project management. GIS specialists at Wood Group have the required technologies and experience to combine project-specifi c data with high-resolution imagery to produce a variety of geospatial solutions.

Our capabilities include:

  • Web mapping services
  • Geospatial analysis and solutions
  • Desktop and feasibility studies
  • Reconnaissance preparation
  • Database customization and GIS integration
  • Centralized multiuser geodatabase
  • Right of way (ROW) due diligence GIS link
  • Data conversion tools to pipeline open data standards (PODS)
  • PHMSA MAOP/MOP records verification
    • Expertise in the assimilation and identification of pipeline records compliant with PHMSA’s mandates for traceable, verifiable and complete records

Wood Group’s GIS group delivers:

Cartographic Deliverables

  • Custom route maps
  • Topographical maps
  • Alignment sheets using Blue Sky Development (BSD) technology

Project Estimation

  • FERC filing maps
  • Route crossings report
  • Slope distances generated using elevation data
  • GIS reports used for cost estimation

Innovative Web Applications and Tools:

  • Spatial data analysis
  • Route planning/desktop study
  • SQL database integration
  • MAOP validation tools
  • Integrity data management