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Many of the offshore oil/gas companies are adopting an initiative from Shell for delivery of spatial data. This is called an SSDM, which is really an ESRI file geodatabase with a standardised structure of datasets, and featureclasses.

An empty template (geodatabase) in the SSDM structure is freely available from the OGP website, but it would be really good if anyone knows of a 'best practice' example geodatabase which is fully verified so we can use it as a 'how to' reference guide.

Does anyone know if such a thing exists?

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