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    • The Data Objects Committee is developing data object designs for the faceted taxonomies described in What is a Well and What is a Completion. Key components of the data object structure are: Conceptual Clarity, Attributes, Rules, Relationships, Identity and Versioning & Learning.
    • The What is a Facility work group is working towards a technical standard for Industry like What is a Well. The key components include: Life Cycle, Equipment, Business Associates, Business Intentions. Location, Purpose, Products. Also included will be high level category around GHG and carbon emissions reporting.

  • CPDA Information Session
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    May 26, 2022

    Join the Certification Committee virtually on May 31 at 11:30am Mountain Time for an information session on the Certified Petroleum Data Analyst (CPDA) credential. Learn about this exam and why you need your CPDA now.


  • Visit our PPDM website (Professional Development – Resources) to access the Job Market Survey PowerBI and downloadable reports. This comprehensive view of compensation, benefits, future trends, and information related to data professionals who have been casualties to the unpredictable times are sure to intrigue you.


  • "I think we've broken Excel" ~Jim Crompton, Three Data Wise Guys.
    Join our Three Data Wise Guys + One for the fifth episode of their podcast on the Role of Data Management: The Way Forward. Listen now or check out our previous podcasts to get caught up - www.ppdm.org/podcasts.


  • Join the Oklahoma City Leadership Team for the 2022 Oklahoma City Petroleum Data Workshop on June 16, 2022, at the Chesapeake Maple Room. The theme this year is “The Era of Consolidation” and features talks like:

    • El Toro, Millennium Force, Kingda Ka, and Energy Consolidation - Adam Hutchinson (Stonebridge Consulting)
    • Fast-Tracking the Development and Deployment of Workflows and Data Lakes to Quickly Develop New Energy and ESG Operations - Susan Nash (AAPG)
    • Enablers for Consolidation - John Pomeroy (The FerVID Group)
    • Enterprise Data Management in the Era of Consolidation - Seth Tribbey (S&P Global)
    and our "Era of Consolidation" Panel Discussion. Visit our website to register now before the early bird deadline on May 25, 2022.

     


  • The PPDM Association is doing critical work to meet expanding data needs in an ever-changing energy industry landscape. Our Strategy Document is now available outlining how the PPDM Association is well positioned to lead the entire energy industry in defining data standards, developing data professionals, and accelerating adoption and consistency across the energy value chain. Walking through the Intent, Value and Impact in each area, this document describes our five-year strategic plan that guides the framework underpinning the PPDM Association’s three Pillars. ~ Curley Thomas, Chair, Strategy Committee, PPDM Association Board of Directors.Read it here now.


  • Last Chance for the Houston Expo
    Posted on
    April 20, 2022

    The Houston Expo is nearly here! Join our speakers, including our keynote presentations by Ellen Neilsen (Chevron) and Arun Narayanan (AngloAmerican). Download the agenda or register now on our website.

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  • Register Now For the DFW Workshop
    Posted on
    April 20, 2022

    Join the Dallas/Fort Worth Leadership Team for our May 3rd Workshop on "Data in Mergers and Acquisitions." The agenda is now available including great talks by Scott Cooper (Pioneer) and Abel Tan and Jonathan Tan (PetroGrid). Learn more.


  • Join the Professional Development Committee on April 27 at the Houston Expo for a walk-through of the newly published competency framework. One of our dream teams, Pat Meroney, Katalyst (Lead on the project) and Cindy Cummings, Repsol, will share highlights of the publication, how this information will be useful to you and your team, and how to utilize the PDC Competency Mapping Tool. You will have an opportunity to plot your progress using the mapping tool (privately) and engage in a Q&A session. We hope to see you there.


  • The Data Objects committee is focused on providing a clear understanding of Data Objects. The Data Objects Committee is developing data object designs for the faceted taxonomies described in What is a Well and What is a Completion. Some of the key components of the data object structure are: Conceptual Clarity, Attributes, Rules, Relationships, Identity and Versioning. The team is currently working on the Data Object of Directional Surveys, with many more data objects in the planning phase. If you would like to be a part of the Data Object team, please contact us at projects@ppdm.org.