Subsurface Insights and Natural Language Processing (NLP) in the Geosciences

Delighted to guest author an article on Natural Language Processing (NLP) in the Geosciences for Halliburton’s September Issue of Subsurface Insights. This month's issue is a minerals special. To access the article you can sign up free to Halliburton's magazine: Infoscience Technologies website is:

GeoClassifier® – Machine Learning detection of Well Names in Unstructured Text

Detecting entities such as well names in unstructured text can be useful for many aspects of information discovery. Lookup lists from corporate databases and regular expression pattern rules can be useful. They do have limitations though, it can be difficult to predict sometimes what may lie within thousands of old reports and documents. Having a... Continue Reading →

Underlying assumptions for enterprise search & discovery

When deploying a search engine in an organisation, it can be useful to think deeply about the underlying assumptions being made. These can help inform strategies. Arguably, some organisations may deploy reductionist technology focused strategies without perhaps thinking about all the assumptions they are making. CLEVERLEY, P.H. and BURNETT, S. 2019. Enterprise search and discovery... Continue Reading →

Patent Award

Oxford, UK 18th June 2021: Infoscience Technologies Ltd, the pioneer in extracting geoscience and subsurface knowledge from text, is delighted to announce the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent for the OpportunityFinder® technology.  The patent award is for a Natural Language Processing System which suggests Geo-Resource Ideas & Plays from Unstructured Text.... Continue Reading →

Sentiment Analysis Geoscience in the news.

Sentiment analysis of the last ten years of Guardian news articles mentioning geoscience. Geoscience is often mentioned in context to natural geohazards. However, there might be a trend towards increasing negative sentiment over time that may warrant further exploration. #geosciences #naturallanguageprocessing #oilandgas #mining #hydrogeology #geohazards

Mining Geoscience Text from the Geological Survey of Queensland for hidden Geo-Resource evidence

Text mining algorithms were used to discover hidden geo-resource (metals, elements, minerals) associations in reports, maps, sketches and logs from the archives of the Geological Survey of Queensland in Australia. The Geological Survey of Queensland have made a number of excellent improvements recently increasing the accessibility of these data. A subset of report packages over... Continue Reading →

Cairn Energy deploy OpportunityFinder® to detect evidence for hydrocarbon plays within unstructured text.

Cairn Energy deploy Infoscience Technologies’ OpportunityFinder® to detect evidence for hydrocarbon plays within unstructured text.Cairn Energy is an independent, UK based energy company focused on oil and gas exploration, development and production. www.cairnenergy.comInfoscience Technologies is an Artificial Intelligence tech start-up, extracting geoscience knowledge from unstructured text.

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