Esri Partner Network

GeoFields Becomes Esri Gold Partner

Atlanta—April 12, 2011:
GeoFields, Inc., a global leader in asset data management and integrity management solutions for the oil and gas pipeline industry, today announced that it has become an Esri Gold Partner within the Esri Partner Network. This partnership recognizes a new level of commitment from both GeoFields and Esri and enhances the shared efforts in building a stronger worldwide oil and gas pipeline GIS community.

“We are pleased to have GeoFields continue their longstanding partnership with Esri by joining the new partner community as a Gold Partner,” said Josh Lewis, Director of the Esri Partner Network. “With 15 year's experience and industry knowledge, GeoFields has a track record as a proven Esri solution provider, successfully implementing GIS-centric solutions for oil and gas pipeline operators worldwide. We are very pleased to expand our relationship with them.”

The Esri Partner Network is a worldwide community of companies that develop and deliver cutting-edge GIS solutions and services based on Esri technology. The global program is designed to reward partners for their commitment to Esri. Esri Gold Partners are a select group and only the top few percent of the more than 2,200 partners qualify.

 “We are excited to have GeoFields strategic partnership with Esri strengthened by joining the ranks of Esri Gold partners,” said Brad Schaaf, CEO at GeoFields. “As one of the first partners to achieve Gold Partner status in our industry, this enhanced relationship with Esri will benefit us and our customers by providing greater efficiencies and tighter integration with Esri enabling geospatial collaboration across the pipeline enterprise.”

GeoFields will showcase DataFrame™ asset data management and RiskFrame® integrity management solutions that feature Esri ArcGIS software at the PUG conference in Houston, April 18–21, in booth 417.

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About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms.

About GeoFields

GeoFields provides proven data management solutions designed to meet the unique data integration, analysis and regulatory requirements of the oil and gas pipeline industry. Services include asset data management, risk assessment and integrity management, pipeline database development, field operations and reporting support, data and application hosting, project data management and consulting. GeoFields supports industry standard pipeline data models such as PODS and APDM. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with a regional office in Houston. For more information, visit www.GeoFields.com or call 404.253.1000.

Media Contact:
Terry Allen
GeoFields, Inc.