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WhiteStar Rolls Out CartoBase Products for Louisiana, Wyoming and Utah

January 18, 2006
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WhiteStar Corp. today announced the addition of Louisiana, Wyoming and Utah to its CartoBase subscription line of digital cartographic products designed for oil and gas mapping. WhiteStar unveiled CartoBase in 2005 with the introduction of Texas and Colorado statewide products.

WhiteStar offers the CartoBase products on a subscription basis whereby clients receive quarterly updates of key data layers for two to three years following the initial purchase Each CartoBase product contains up to 24 seamless layers of geospatial data covering the entire state and delivered on DVDs equipped with the CartoBase application that allows users to export data in their choice of mapping formats. Popular software formats supported include Petra, AutoCAD, Kingdom, GeoGraphix, ArcGIS and ArcView.

"CartoBase contains all of the digital mapping data needed to build oil and gas prospect maps," said Robert White, President of WhiteStar. "The built-in CartoBase software enables our clients to integrate the cartographic data directly into their existing mapping workflow."

Each CartoBase product contains high-resolution statewide data coverage from WhiteStar's most popular National Database products including:

  • Public Land Survey Grid containing the 1:24,000 land base derived from U.S. topographic maps;
  • Pipeline Database of the location and attribute details for oil, gas and petroleum pipelines operating in the state;
  • Well Location File including the location and attribute information for oil, gas and coal-bed methane well heads.
As part of the CartoBase subscription, WhiteStar sends quarterly updates of the Pipeline and Well databases. Other data layers vary from state to state, but most include TIGER file cultural features at 1:100,000 scale, digital elevation models at 1:24,000, political boundaries, TeleAtlas transportation networks, geologic formations and soils maps.

For details on the content of specific CartoBase state products and to receive a subscription price quote, call WhiteStar Customer Service at 1-800-736-MAPS.

Source: WhiteStar Corp., Jan. 17, 2006.

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