Blue Marble Geographics announces partnership with Blackbeard Data, a provider of geospatial data for oil and gas companies


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Blue Marble Geographics — March 12, 2020 — Blue Marble Geographics® announced today its official partnership with Blackbeard Data Services — a leading supplier of geospatial data for the oil and gas industry. This partnership ensures that Global Mapper® users will have access to high-quality, mission-critical oil well data.

Blackbeard Data is primarily known for providing information to assist institutional professionals and independent investors in the acquisition of mineral assets, specifically buying oil and gas royalties. Blackbeard Data maintains the world’s largest database of oil and gas royalty owners and the world’s largest database of oil and gas comparables built from oil auction histories, which is invaluable to many users of Global Mapper in the energy sector.

Global Mapper is a cutting-edge GIS software, developed by Blue Marble Geographics, that provides both the novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools, with access to an unparalleled variety of data formats at a genuinely affordable price. The easy-to-use software includes a full suite of vector and raster editing tools, extensive analysis capabilities, stunning 3D data visualization, and Global Mapper Mobile — a mobile app for field use.

Version 21.1 of Global Mapper introduces BlackBeard Data as part of its extensive online data portal. This subscription-based service is available through an intuitive interface enabling users to seamlessly transfer and analyze oil and gas data from Blackbeard Data to Global Mapper, saving time and effort.

"Blue Marble Geographics is excited to partner with Blackbeard Data to offer Global Mapper users easy access to their oil and gas database,” said Patrick Cunningham, President and CEO of Blue Marble Geographics. McCartney Taylor, CEO of Blackbeard Data, echoed Cunningham’s remarks by saying that "with so many oil and gas professionals using Global Mapper, it is an obvious step to have Blackbeard Data and Blue Marble join up and provide oilfield data." 

For more information on how to acquire version 21.1 of Global Mapper visit

For more information on how to acquire Blackbeard Data Premium visit


ABOUT BLUE MARBLE GEOGRAPHICS: Blue Marble Geographics® is a GIS and geodetic software company that provides cutting-edge yet accessible products designed for both novice and experienced geospatial professionals. Blue Marble's expertise spans a broad spectrum of the geospatial technology sector with a particular focus on coordinate conversion, Lidar and photogrammetric point cloud processing, geospatial software development kits, and user-driven product development.

ABOUT BLACKBEARD DATA: Blackbeard Data is a provider of Geospatial data for the oilfield. For over 20 years, Blackbeard Data focuses on discovering new ways to create useful geospatial data that is otherwise unavailable. Based in Austin, Texas, Blackbeard Data is active in applying AI to solve new data challenges. 

Contact Information:

Cíntia Miranda, Director of Marketing

Blue Marble Geographics

Hallowell, ME, USA


+1(207) 622-4622 ext. 1132

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