• SCADALink LocatorFind wellsite locations anywhere in the four Western Provinces of Canada using LSD / DLS, BD NTS, UWI and Lat / Lon.


LSD Conversion, GPS Mapping, Wellsite Location Software

SCADALink Locator is a cost-effective PC and smartphone based software solution for coordinate conversion and mapping in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan or Manitoba. It is designed to assist field and service personnel find locations efficiently. Typical applications include Oil & Gas Operations, Oil & Gas Field Service, Engineering, Agriculture, Forestry and Surveying .



Multiple input and output formats enables SCADALink Locator to provide a bridge between industry designations and common GPS and mapping programs. Convert to and from multiple formats including:

  • Legal Subdivisions (LSD / DLS)
  • Latitude / Longitude
  • British Columbia National Topographic System (BC NTS)
  • Unique Well Identifier (UWI)
  • Bulk conversion between DLS and BC NTS coordinates and Lat/Long

Map / GPS

SCADALink Locator integrates seamlessly with popular mapping solutions to provide the most convenient solution for your operations. SCADALink Locator supports:

  • Google Maps
  • Garmin nRoute
  • Garmin Mobile PC

Manage Locations

Increase your operation efficiency with the powerful data management system integrated directly in the SCADALink Locator.

  • Save site location information
  • Enter ancillary data for well site:
    • Company and field names
    • Site contact name & phone numbers
    • Direction of entry into site (N, E, S, W)
  • Find previously converted well locations
  • Data import / export


SCADALink Locator makes the sharing of well site information very easy. Well location information can be exported and distributed so that everyone in the company has the most up-to-date information.




Locator Enterprise

Features of Locator Enterprise

Location and Meta-Data Management:

  • Use as a dashboard for Field Site Information Managements of Large Distributed Sites such as that used in Oil and Gas & Pipelines.



  • DLS/BC NTS to Lat/Lng Conversion:
    • Map Grid Locations on Google Maps. Generate Lat/Lng for use in GPS (GPX & Garmin Formats) and Other applications.
  • Lat/Lng to Grid Location:
    • Convert Lat/Lng to Grid Location (DLS, BCNTS).
    • Use this with Geo-Tagged Images  to Associate and Store Images with Oil Field / Rural Site Locations.


Secure Multiuser Cloud:

  • Share location data between all users in your organization.



  • Map Sites based on Search Criteria Including  Company, Field, Site Location,  Project, Location Types.
  • Maps Grid Centre, Survey Location, or GPS Location.  Helps decide driving directions and travel planning.


File Management:

  • Files are saved and searched by Location or Project. All file types supported.  Relevant documents can be archived and shared for rapid access.

JPEG Image Management:

  • Archive JPEG Images and file and searched by Location or Project.  Image thumbnails help rapidly browse images.
  • Meta-data  from JPEG Images extracted and saved to help with image management. Image with Geo-tagged and mapped on Goggle maps.
  • Images used for site audits and survey.


Equipment Information Management:

  • Save Equipment Manufacturer/Supplier, Model, Serial Numbers, Data Sheets, and Drawings.
  • This is valuable for site maintenance, audits, and surveys.

URL Management:

  • Web Links are saved. This can be used for quick reference to associated web resources.


Upcoming Features


  • Export Site Location for Use in GPS and GIS Systems.
  • GPX and Garmin Format Supported.
  • Name, GPS

Site Contact Information:

  • Store Site Contact Information. Used for travel and work planning, coordination, and permitting.


Locator Mobile

Locator Mobile Click to use the FREE Online Converter

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SCADALink Locator Mobile is a web application for converting LSD / DLS or BC NTS coordinates to Lat / Long and mapping the location in Google Maps. It allows users to find locations anywhere in the four Western Provinces of Canada.

Locator Mobile_DLS convertion

SCADALink Locator Mobile is optimized for use with smartphones and mobile tablets such as Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry.

Use of SCADALink Locator Mobile combined with applications such as Google Navigation and Garmin helps field workers locate oil and gas sites.

SCADALink Locator Enterprise adds location management features to the SCADALink Locator to enable field workers to save and share location information among enterprise team members.

Bentek Systems, the developer of SCADALink Locator is a leading provider of Wireless SCADA & Telemetry Solutions for Remote Monitoring and Control of Oil and Gas Sites.

Bentek Systems’ SCADALink Locator services include batch coordinate conversion and mobile database applications development.

Locator Mobile_LatLong   Locator Mobile_BCNTS






Locator Mobile



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Locator Enterprise

LSD / DLS to Lat / Long
BC NTS to Lat / Long
Lat / Long to LSD / DLS
Lat / Long to BC NTS
Google Maps Integration
GPX and Garmin Integration  None
Show Multiple Locations on Map  One Only
Platform Browser (Smartphone/Tablet/Desktop) Desktop Browser (Desktop/Smartphone/Tablet)
Location Management None Local Cloud
Document/Picture Management None None Cloud
Powerful Organizational/Searching Features None Limited
Location Sharing None Local Cloud
Import & Export None Batch Conversions  Export
Can be used without Internet access No Yes  No
Pricing FREE1 $250  Please Call
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Video: How to Use Locator
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1. Built on Locator Web Service that can be purchased if you would like to develop your own app.



SCADALink Locator Mobile: Free Online Converter

Click to use the FREE Online Converter

SCADALink Locator Mobile is a web service for converting LSD / DLS or BC NTS coordinates to Lat/Long and mapping the location in Google Maps. It allows users to find locations anywhere in the four Western Provinces of Canada.

SCADALink Locator Mobile is optimized for use with smartphones and mobile tablets such as Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry. It was developed to make conversions from LSD or BC NTS to Google Maps fast and simple — both in the office, or out in the field.

SCADALink Locator: Full Featured Converter

Click to download the FREE Trial

This download is used for both the free thirty day trial and for production. The trial license expires within the first of 30 days or 10 conversions.

If this is the first time you have downloaded Locator to your computer then just download and double click to start the installation.

If you have previously downloaded Locator then you need to export your license, locations, and preferences from the install you are using now. Read the Upgrading topic in the User Guide for details. After doing that, download and double click to start the installation. Import your existing license and locations once the install is complete. The preferences have changed so rather than import the preferences CSV use the Tools > Preferences > Edit menu to enter your new preferences.

If you need assistance please call us at 403-243-5135 ext 3 or email us at for further information. You can also read the online User Guide.


Oil & Gas


For companies that might be using antiquated methods of storing wellsite locations and information, the SCADALink Locator can help field workers with the following:

  • Convert LSD,
  • Plot the well locations on mapping programs, and
  • Maintain a database for office staff.

The location information can then be shared with contractors and remote field offices.

Field Service


The SCADALink Locator is the perfect solution for Field Service companies that would like a database to manage clients’ field locations. The SCADALink Locator provides your operations with up-to-date field information by exporting and transferring new well information to technicians. All employees and contractors can now share information easily.

Work Planning and Travel Time Estimation


Estimation and work planning is made simpler with the SCADALink Locator. LSD/DLS, BC NTS or UWI field locations are converted and displayed on popular mapping programs such as Google Maps and Garmin, making logistics decisions much easier.


How to Purchase

For more information and pricing about Locator products and services:


While Locator Mobile is free to use, Locator Desktop offers more features.

The cost per installed computer is $250 CAD.   Quantity discounts and site licensing options are available.

Telephone and email support is provided at no cost during the evaluation period and for as long as you own the product.

Software updates can be downloaded and used at no extra cost.  Your purchased license is valid for any future upgrades.

LSD Location on Garmin

Locator Web Service

Make DLS/BCNTS/Lat/Lng conversion calls directly from your own application.  This is a collection of REST web services hosted by Bentek Systems that you can call from your thin or thick clients.  You will be provided with the URLs of these services and basic authentication credentials that are secure with SSL.

Locator API

Your application can call our API directly using a library of functions and an embedded database of surveyed locations.  This is the basis for all Locator applications and permits your application to be used without internet access.  Fully documented with a working example and technical support.

Bulk Conversion

For clients with a need to convert a large number of DLS and BC NTS coordinates to Lat/Long coordinates, Bentek Systems offers custom coordinate conversion services.

With SCADALink Locator assisted with custom format conversion, Bentek Systems has provided batch conversions for various clients; one of which includes the conversion of a large database of over 30,000 DLS to Lat / Long coordinates.

Bentek will:

  • Convert from your proprietary format (usually Excel spreadsheet or CSV)
  • Cleanse the data to ensure all coordinates are valid
  • Convert the coordinates
  • Export the data in CSV format so you can import into your application
  • Create a map showing where all your locations are