The Call for Abstract submission period is closed as of 11/29/18

Notification of acceptance will be sent on 01/31/19



Abstracts should summarize a noncommercial, technical presentation about solutions, approaches and areas of technology application.

  • In addition to theory, case studies on application, evaluation, results, management processes and application, impact on value, and/or other management and technical benefits and costs are encouraged.
  • In submitting an abstract you are indicating your availability and willingness to attend and present at the 23rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Petroleum Data.
  • Abstracts or presentations that are deemed overly commercial will be rejected.
  • Your abstract should be in English, completely original, and address issues as outlined in the conference.
  • Ensure vibrant content that will send attendees home with something new in the fields of datamanagement, information management, and integration.
  • Provide specific examples of operator proven implementation, case studies, and/or results. Preference to presentations demonstrating actual cost vs. benefit metrics.
  • Showcase collaboration between energy companies and/or energy companies and software, service and data standards providers.
  • Highlight solutions that introduce new standards, roles, and processes.
  • Demonstrate the establishment of new fundamentals through the process of integration.
  • Show excellence, best practices, and data quality.
  • Highlight lessons-learned from other industries that provide value in solving E&P challenges.

Abstract Submittal Guidelines

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the CONFERENCE tab in the top navigation menu.
  3. Click on the ‘Call for Abstracts’ button to submit an abstract.
  4. Complete the required fields. Please note: The main body of your abstract should contain a maximum of 8,000 characters. You will be asked to provide details of your primary contact, speaker and co-author(s).
  5. Press ‘Save to Proceed’ at the end of the form. An automated confirmation email will be sent to you shortly after submitting an abstract.
  6. Deadline for abstracts is November 29, 2018.


New for 2019 – Teach a Pre-Conference Workshop

Are you a subject matter expert on a topic or concept that data managers will benefit from learning and interested in instructing a workshop? PNEC will be adding four-hour pre-conference workshops on Monday afternoon that will focus on in-depth learning opportunities on relevant and timely topics for the data management and integration professionals in upstream exploration and operations.

Submit your proposal through the Call for Abstracts.



The PNEC Advisory Board will carefully review all abstracts submitted selecting those that will deliver a highly educational and informative conference. The conference discusses real-world issues, best practices, developments and cross discipline advances that address ever expanding and complex data demands in today’s oil and gas industry. The 23rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Petroleum Data Advisory Board encompasses managers, executives, technical services personnel, and consultants in the data and information management sector of the E&P petroleum industry.


All primary contacts will be notified by email no later than January 31, 2019, as to whether or not their proposed abstract has been selected.


  • The primary contact will be responsible for meeting all deadlines and requirements.
  • Both a word document and associated slides in PowerPoint are required for a paper to be accepted and given at the conference.
  • All presenters must use the mandatory conference slide template.
  • Thirty minutes will be allocated to make a presentation (includes question/answer discussion).
  • Full instructions on the preparation of presentations will be sent to the authors of selected abstracts.
  • PowerPoint presentations and a related word document to be included in the Conference Proceedings must be provided by April 19, 2019.


Speakers are responsible for their own travel and related expenses, but receive a significantly reduced conference registration rate. Please ensure that the speaker details provided when submitting an abstract are correct, as these will be used for pre-event marketing purposes.


Please contact the Conference Manager – Gail Killough by email or phone +1 713 963 6251.