2011 Presentation

Field Data Integration with an Enterprise GIS

This presentation will describe the business case and benefits of deploying field viewing and data collection tools for a large gathering operator. DCP is expanding the functionality of DeLorme XMap by implementing the "sync" function and integrating it with a PODS ESRI GIS. This presentation will explain some of the goals of the project and future direction.

Speaker Biography - Tommy Thomas

Tommy Thomas started working for Phillips Petroleum as an Engineering Technician in 1984 at their Oklahoma City Office. During his 24 years, the company has changed its name many times with spin offs and joint ventures. The company is now known as DCP Midstream, a 50/50 joint venture with ConocoPhillips and Spectra Energy. Tommy is the Supervisor of GIS Applications and has been involved with GIS / Mapping from its infancy at Phillips Petroleum to the present at DCP. Prior to joining Phillips, Tommy was employed by Barton Valve, Oil Tool Specialties and Eaton Corporation. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University School of Technology, 1977. He enjoys his family, wife and two girls, outdoors and the best grandson in the world!

Speaker Biography - Garry Keener

Garry Keener is 26 years old and a Sr. GIS Tech with DCP Midstream. He started with the GIS group at DCP Midstream in 2006 while still attending college. Mr Keener is the GIS Tech for the ArkLaTex region at DCP Midstream which has approximately 2,400 miles of pipe, a small portion of DCP Midstream’s 61,000 miles of pipe. He also take care of Delorme products for the company which currently has a user base of about 1000 folks within DCP Midstream. Garry is a father of two young fantastic boys and husband to a wonderful wife and mother.

Speaker Biography - Trisha Menasco

Trisha Menasco graduated from the University of Tulsa and joined Phillips Petroleum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in 1974. She worked in R & D, the chromatography laboratory and the measurement department before moving to the engineering group and campaigning to get the “mapping” function into her group in West Texas about 1993. In the years following there were a couple more name and ownership changes in the company and it is now called DCP Midstream. In 2007, the various regional mapping groups were consolidated into one group. Trisha moved to Houston that year as the GIS Manager. Under her leadership, the GIS group has grown, expanded it’s enterprise role and is the winner of the prestigious ESRI Special Achievement in GIS award. She is quick to point out that the success of the GIS Department at DCP Midstream is due to the entire GIS team and management support. She is married and has two grown sons.

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Tommy Thomas
DCP Midstream

Garry Keener
DCP Midstream


Trisha Menasco
DCP Midstream

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