Success Stories

North Dakota Implements RBDMS 3.0 Technology

The North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) Oil and Gas Division installed RBDMS in 2002 to track oil and gas data collected during the regulatory process. RBDMS provided a robust database that was able to adapt with NDIC during the Bakken boom. Now NDIC is beginning the process of upgrading to RBDMS…
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Robust RBDMS Database Allows North Dakota Industrial Commission to Adapt to Bakken Boom

Bakken Oil Boom In 2010 Williston was a quiet town in rural northwestern North Dakota with a population of 14,700. Within four years the population had more than doubled and rent prices soared to levels usually only seen in New York City or San Francisco. This huge influx of people was driven by the…
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RBDMS Seismic/UIC Application: Real-Time Data to Make Real-Time Decisions

Oklahoma Earthquakes on the Rise In 2013, the state of Oklahoma experienced 109-magnitude 3+ earthquakes. In 2015, that number had increased by 732 percent to 907-magnitude 3+ earthquakes.  Oklahoma has historically experienced some level of seismicity, but nothing to this extent.  This dramatic…
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RBDMS Products Improve Data Quality for Analysis and Decision-Making

RBDMS eForm RBDMS (Risk Based Data Management System) is used by 26 state agencies across the nation to track all aspects of oil and gas regulatory processes as well as environmental variables related to water quality. Millions of data points are stored in RBDMS systems to ensure proper regulation.…
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RBDMS Continues to Improve Data Continuity

Field Inspectors State agency field inspectors across the nation have been visiting oil and gas sites for decades to ensure that environmental rules and regulations are being followed. One field inspector may be responsible for inspecting 1,000 wells and 60 facilities each year.  Whenever inspectors…
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States Collaborate to Decreases Costs, Solve Common Problems

RBDMS Semi-Annual Conference Twice a year, staff from state oil and gas regulatory agencies gather for a few days of RBDMS training, socializing, and conversation about challenges shared across the nation. Some states like Utah and Mississippi have been RBDMS states since the 1990’s. Others, like…
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Alabama Reaps Public Benefits from RBDMS

Alabama Oil & Gas Board The Alabama Oil & Gas Board (OGB) oversees 85 industry operators and almost 7,500 active wells. The OGB is responsible for enforcing numerous regulations designed to protect public resources, both financial and environmental. This includes tracking each well over its…
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