A Few of My Favorite Things:The Magic that FME Brings to My Life
A Few of My Favorite Things:The Magic that FME Brings to My LifeJerrod StutzmanGeoSpatial Business Analyst April 8, 2013
About Devon Devon Energy Corporation is a leading independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company S&P 500, Fortune 500 NYSE: DVN Headquartered in Oklahoma City
FME Usage at Devon FME Desktop In use since 2006 13 licenses on FLEX License Server FME Server In use since 2008 4 Production licenses, 2 staging/test Apache Tomcat servlet engine/web server FME Server Scheduler
FME Usage at Devon ~20 FME Desktop Users, ~ 10 power users FME Server jobs Scheduled 20 Nightly jobs, 7 Weekly, 2 Hourly On Demand Creating separate “open access” FME Server FME Administrator Server uploads/scheduling Quality Control
FME Job Summary FME Desktop and Server are used directly or indirectly by a variety of groups at Devon GIS, Geology/Geophysics, Land, Midstream, Field Operations, Seismic, etc. Lease dissections/rollups Scheduled data exports and database synchronization Pipeline risk management Quality control “Spatializing” data
Developing with FME Many potential solutions Your solution will likely be different than others‟ Both could be viable solutions but one may be more efficient The following examples highlight features of FME that can simplify a workbench, reduce run time, or accomplish what was once impossible!
Pipelines “At Risk” All pipelines are required to be registered with the proper agency (OneCall) to minimize accidents While all measures are taken, there is still potential for some to be missed FME creates a failsafe for any of these pipelines and generates a notification email and posts the data to be registered with the proper agency
Pipelines “At Risk” Process Intersect Pipeline with Grid Get Grid IDs Send Data to web service POST: Grid IDs = AA001, AB001, AB001, AB003, AB004, AC005, etc
ArcSDEQuerier saves the day!Grid layers contain tens of millions of features.ArcSDEQuerier returns only those we are interested in.This is the difference between a process that takes manyhours to one that takes minutes!
Rig Locations Update Vendor provides excel spreadsheet with weekly rig locations Data is „spatialized‟ and written to SDE and shapefiles Shapefile is used to maintain history Date is used as part of shape file name
SCADA Database Sync SCADA data is synched hourly for web mapping Almost all values change, but there is also potential for wells to be added or deleted We can‟t simply do an UPDATE operation because added (new) or deleted wells will be left out! Logic is required to determine the database operation that should be performed: INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE
Well Area Assignment Predefined polygons are used to group wells into Project Areas Well database stores latitude and longitude values but is not a spatial database (lat/lon are simply number fields) When a new well is entered, its area needs to be assigned FME writes this area back to the non-spatial database
Here, Clipper >PointOnArea… Clipper is much faster than PointOnAreaOverlayer and is sufficient for this task Each point gets attributes of clipper (polygon)
Summary FME Desktop and Server save thousands of man hours and money each year at Devon Risk mitigation potentially saves millions! There is no „wrong‟ way to create a workbench, some just may be more efficient than others Using best practices and a few tips and tricks can save a lot of time Organize your workbench with bookmarks and annotations. You‟ll thank yourself a year from now!
Thank You! Questions? For more information: Jerrod StutzmanJerrod.Stutzman@dvn.com Devon Energy Corporation
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