Special Events

The International Conference on Petroleum Data, Integration and Data Management is the host to numerous networking opportunities. Starting with the Opening Night Networking Reception on the exhibit hall floor to breakfasts and lunches, you are sure to catch up with old colleagues and come face-to-face with new potential clients.

As the conference program develops, please come back for announcements and additional details regarding the Exhibit Hall Networking Receptions, and the Awards Luncheon and Drawings.


Exhibit Hall Networking Receptions

Join your friends for a drink on the exhibit floor! Drinks and snacks will be available throughout the Exhibit Hall. The receptions are the perfect opportunity to network with industry colleagues and visit with exhibitors in a relaxed atmosphere.


Awards Luncheon & Drawings

The PNEC Conference and Exhibition is concluded by an annual awards ceremony recognizing outstanding contributors to the E&P data integration, information, and data management community. 

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.

In 2016, the following recipients were recognized:

Cindy Cummings, Exploration Technical Services, Repsol
Ray Wall, Global Chief, E&P Technical Data, ConocoPhillips

The Stewart McAdoo Award

This award was also initiated alongside the Cornerstone Award in 2006 for the 10th anniversary of the
conference. The Stewart McAdoo Award is given in five year increments for the promotion of
quality, technology, and management developments. This year’s recipients are:

Eric Toogood, Manager of DISKOS, Norwegian National Data Repository (NDR)
Scott Schneider, Industry Consultant

Star of Conference Award

Mara Abel
, Professor, Federal University of Health Sciences of PortoAlegra (UFRGS Brazil) was awarded the Star of Conference Award recognizes an outstanding delegate based on their insightful input and direction in the on-site conference discussions. This award was determined by former recipients while at the event.

CLICK HERE for the Post-Event press release, which announces last year's recipients.

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