Our goal is to help our customer have the best information and tools to drive business performance, and keep a competitive advantage. We continue to promote consistently high quality Technical Reporting standards and content with substantial improvements throughout the year, to ensure that our products are offered in compliance with the following five quality elements:
Consistency: Offer information in accordance with a set of standards and avoid contradictions with our database.
Completeness: Provide the right data attributes and analysis. Ensure content does not contain excessive detail or missing information.
Currency: Deliver new and updated Technical Reporting content in a timely manner.
Correctness: Identify the most relevant and correct sources and cross-check our information.
Clarity: Use clear, concise language to explain complex information. Deliver our message as clearly and succinctly as possible, for access by a wide variety of readers.
Our key focus has been around developing and maintaining our metadata sets and populating historical articles. Our different metadata allow clients to filter Technical Reporting content using a wide range of data attributes:
Region & Country
Rapid access to key information by Region, Country level search.
Locate information easily based on your Subject/Topic of interest.
Operating companies, and where relevant participants companies, are tagged to articles. Our goal is to have 98% of articles tagged with a company.
A total of 26 attributes are available to our editors to categorize articles with a special topic, such as Shale Gas, Coalbed Methane, LNG, etc. Three new topics were added in 2015: High Impact Well, Play Opener, and Arctic.
More than 80% of GEPS articles published in the last 12 months are tagged with a basin. A complete review of the attributes was made to match our International Basin database. Projects are ongoing to populate historical articles where applicable.
These include onshore / offshore situation for all countries as well as other specific geographical areas for large countries to help you refine your search. For example, Australia has the following Geographical Areas: Ashmore & Cartier Islands | New South Wales | Northern Territory | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia. Our goal is to have +90% of GEPS articles published in the last 12 months tagged with Geographical information.