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Cobalt International Energy Selects PaleoGIS

We are pleased to announce that Cobalt International Energy, Inc. is the newest user of The Rothwell Group’s plate tectonics reconstruction software, PaleoGIS.
Cobalt International Energy selects PaleoGIS software application or app, an extension for ESRI ArcGIS

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (Cobalt) is an independent exploration and production company active in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon in West Africa. Cobalt was formed in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

The Rothwell Group (Rothwell) is a software engineering and process optimization company. For over a decade, the company has collaborated with its clients to transform their complex business workflows into simplified and tailored solutions that drive operational efficiency, manage costs and increase employee productivity.

For the petrochemical and mineral industries, Rothwell has developed PaleoGIS, plate tectonics reconstruction software, and PaleoClimate™, quick-cycle climate modeling software. These are first-pass screening tools that enable geologists and GIS professionals to predict high-potential analogues with lower risk and cost, as well as to understand basin and play formation with greater accuracy. The products are installed at the majority of the largest and fastest-growing global oil and gas and mineral exploration companies.

Rothwell enhances raster reconstruction with the latest release of PaleoGIS, introduces batch processing with PaleoRun

PaleoGIS sample raster reconstruction image

Rothwell, the leading provider of plate tectonic reconstruction modeling for the petrochemical and mineral industries, introduced PaleoGIS 4.2 and PaleoRun 1.0 at it’s recent annual Users Conference in Houston.

PaleoGIS 4.2 was designed to address the growing demand for leveraging raster images within the exploration screening workflow. The release incorporates a new raster reconstruction algorithm that significantly improves raster reconstruction reliability, consistency and performance. In addition, this version includes the ability to un-reconstruct rasters and supports rasters with datums other than WGS84.

Frequently, Geoscientists and GIS professionals need to run a large number of reconstructions, animations or climate simulations. Or, kick-off an extended analysis. This often occurs when their plate model vendor releases new data. Updating a library of reconstructions can be very time consuming. Now, with PaleoRun, users can execute batch runs that include either PaleoGIS, PaleoClimate or both jobs. Jobs can be scheduled for regular intervals or overnight or over the weekend if they are long running.

Rothwell’s Paleo products provide a robust suite of first pass plate tectonic screening tools that enable exploration geologists and GIS professionals to dynamically visualize, characterize, and understand basin and play development.

Both PaleoGIS 4.2 and PaleoRun 1.0 are immediately available.

2013 PaleoGIS Users Conference: New Product Announcements

Save the Date and Join us for New Product Announcements on November 14

PaleoGIS/PLATES model reconstruction animation image

Mark your calendar now and make plans to be in Houston on Thursday, November 14, 2013 for the 3rd Annual Rothwell PaleoGIS User Conference and Plate Tectonic Reconstruction Workshop. The event will be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

Join your colleagues from the Oil and Gas and Mineral exploration industries and academic community for a highly informative day (9 am to 4 pm). The Rothwell team will be there to introduce new paleo climate and batch processing product capabilities as well as discuss future development plans. We will also be demonstrating the latest version of PaleoGIS – 4.2.

In addition, hear about the latest technological advancements from our plate model and research partners plus case studies from several of our customers in plate tectonic reconstruction.

A detailed agenda and formal invitations will be distributed in mid-October. We look forward to seeing you again or welcoming you for the first time!

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