7:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.


Continental Breakfast – Salon E-H

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.



8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.


Making the Case for an Upstream Data Lake
Tommy Ogden, Manager, Enaxis Consulting; US

In the upstream world, there is an ever-evolving and fluctuating presence of data.  For multi-structured ingestion, volumen/velocity plays, schema-on-read functionality, and self-service analytics, a data lake can work to make your organization's E&P information actionable.  This presentation will make this case.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.


Implementation of Machine Learning Systems to Enhance the Value of the CDA North Sea Data Set
Philip Neri, Marketing Advisor, Agile Data Decisions; USA
Henri Blondelle, VP Sales and Marketing; Agile Data Decisions; France

This presentation will discuss the performance of the implementation of a Machine Learning to detect and extract metadata from the collection of CDA well related unstructured documents from the North Sea.

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Redefining the 'Standard Model' for Information Search in Oil and Gas
Joel Graves, Data Analyst; Shell Exploration & Production, USA
Paul Cleverly, Information Management Consultant; FLARE Solutions Limited, UK

There is so much potentially relevant unstructured information for the oil and gas explorer to read.  To avoid valuable information being missed, improvements to the 'standard model' for search need to be made. This presentation will outline the required improvements.

10:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.


Coffee Break – Exhibit Hall

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


User-Centered Application Design for Global Teams
Gabriella Bantau, Data Analyst; ExxonMobil, US
Colin Peluso, Data Analyst; ExxonMobil, USA

An ExxonMobil case study will be presented that covers a multidisciplinary approach fro technology development and the introduction of a new design methodology in a global environment.

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


Need of the Hour: Open Entereprise Architecture to Solve E&P's Biggest Challenges
Joseph Winston, Senior Architect; Halliburton, USA

Shashank Panchangam, Senior Industry Solutions Advisor; Halliburton, USA

The E&P industry has before ita 'once in a generation challenge' that should motivate companies to come together to solve the biggest issues they face.  One obviouse place where the industry can work together is in the realm of enterprise architecture.  This presentation will focus on the advantages of scale brought by the commodity cloud platform module.

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


CONFERENCE CLOSER - Managing Data in Transition: Optimum Accepted Practices
Jess Kozman, Managing Director; CLTech Consulting PTE LTD, Singapore

The presentation will discuss the use of an industry standard upstream information management capability benchmark for defining the current state, gap analysis and roadmap development of a national oil company in the Middle East, during their transition from passive government entity to active asset manager.  Elements considered include selection of a relevant peer group, focus on enviromental elements of data management from the DAMA DMBOKv2, and matching to organizational change trajectories.  The study includes correction to financial performance metrics.

Jess Kozman is the founder and Managing Director of CLTech Pte Ltd Asia-Pacific, based in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. He is a globally recognized expert in aligning petroleum dats management with business growth, with over 35 years of experience as an exploration geophysicist, IT manager, and ifnormation management practitioner.  He has worked with the largest national oil companies, global service providers and international operators on the planet, and also serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the APO Offshore, a Houston based company with an international patent for predictive analytics of offshore equipment data.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


AWARDS LUNCH & DRAWING – Exhibit Hall (all registered attendees are welcome to attend)

Philip C. Crouse Cornerstone Award

The primary award is the Philip C. Crouse Cornerstone Award. It recognizes distinguished contributions in the application of technical data and information principles, and outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of upstream petroleum data and information management as a profession and a craft. The Cornerstone Award was initiated in 2006 for the 10th anniversary of the conference by Philip C. Crouse, founding organizer of PNEC Conferences.

Star of Conference Award

This award recognizes an outstanding delegate based on their insightful input and direction in the on-site conference discussions.


Attend the Awards Lunch for the chance to win a $300 Visa gift card! Drawing will be made during the luncheon.  All delegates are eligible!

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