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November 8, 2017
> September 27, 2017 - Application Deadline
March 7, 2018
> January 24, 2018 - Application Deadline
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November 14, 2018
> October 3, 2018 - Application Deadline



The Certified Petroleum Data Analyst (CPDA) Examination 2018 Dates are Now Available!

Join the growing number of CPDAs around the world as they demonstrate their skills and expertise in petroleum data management. The next exam is November 8 (application deadline: September 27), so be sure to register now!

Considering earning your CPDA but want to learn more? This is the spot. On this page are a variety of resources for candidates including helpful links to articles about the CPDA program, our Certification Handbook and the Application details. For questions, contact certification@ppdm.org.
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Certified Petroleum Data Analyst

In order to meet the petroleum industry’s need for recognition of the unique competencies of data management professionals, PPDM Association has established the global Certified Petroleum Data Analyst (CPDA) certification exam. 

The CPDA designation is a globally recognized achievement, unique to the petroleum data management industry. Certification demonstrates to employers, clients, and colleagues that a CPDA professional possesses data management knowledge, experience, and skills to navigate the unique challenges of data management specific to the exploration & production industry.
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