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PODS ImplementationIntended Audience
• GIS/IT professionals • New to pipeline industry • Little or no exposure to PODS
PODS Training – both PODS Basics and PODS Advanced – create a better understanding of PODS Standards and PODS implementations through geospatial and relational database applications.
6 PODS BASICS Preparing for PODS Implementation
Webinar Series Overview
and Terms • Unit 3 - PODS Data Management
Concepts and Terms • Unit 4 - The PODS Data Model
Components and Connections • Unit 5 - Analysis of Pipeline Data • Unit 6 - PODS Implementation
What is PODS?
• Decision-making tool • Optimizes performance • Improves regulatory reporting
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PODS Association Mission
support efficient data management and reporting for
the oil and gas industry
Image courtesy of SPOT. Copyright 2020.
Image courtesy of Rosen. Copyright 2020. Image courtesy of Williams. Copyright 2020.
Linear Referencing Definition
• A single linear feature is used as a reference for locating pipeline features and characteristics along the length of the line.
• Begins with a centerline - the core of Linear Referencing. Valves, meters, etc. are placed by referencing the measured centerline distance.
Image courtesy of MDOT State Highway Administration. Copyright 2020.
Compare to a Road Segment
What is the PODS Data Model?
The PODS Data Model is…
• a plan defining how all vital pipeline data is connected, stored, and processed.
• “pipeline-centric.” • designed to reside on spatial (ESRI
GIS) and non-spatial platforms. • GIS Neutral and Vendor neutral
Relational Databases • Normalization of disparate data into a Relational Database
• A database design method that organizes information into multiple related tables to minimize data redundancy
• Information goes into the correct table, free of duplicates • Tables are related to each other • PODS database structure is normalized
• Name • UID • PIPE-ID
• Foreign Key • Not unique • Multiple • Points to some other Primary Key
PODS Model Documentation Levels
Table Relationships & Cardinality
PODS Data Model
What can I do with my data once its in PODS?
Not Much…PODS is just the container for
your data.
You’ll need additional 3rd party tools to convert data, load, maintain, map,
analyze, update, and report
Vendor Demonstration
PODS Implementation Panel
Panel Discussion Questions
• Who should be at the table? - Getting the right people on board and building consensus
• Who will own/implement PODS? What will “ownership” entail from a data management perspective?
• What types of service providers should I engage and at what implementation phase? Which services are key?
End of Unit 6 Any questions?
Resources for This Unit
NOVARA GeoSolutions, A CHA Company www.novarageo.com
GIS Pipeline dictionary https://www.geofields.com/resources/oil-gas-pipeline- gis-glossary-dictionary/
Relational Databases
Vendor Demonstration