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  • Updates from the IPDS
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    November 17, 2021

    The Data Objects Steering committee is focused on designing and implementing data objects within the PPDM Web. Rules committee is in the process of reviewing 400+ rules that are not yet published, we are looking for SME to help with this process. The reference values committee is focussed on reviewing and updating 20+ reference lists from the OSDU platform. SMEs are needed for seismic specific values. Volunteers for the Technical Standard "What is a Facility" are still looking for volunteers to help with this initiative.


  • Last Chance to fill out the Job Market Survey
    Posted on
    November 17, 2021

    The Professional Development Committee is counting on you. Complete the anonymous survey and be counted! Don’t miss your chance to access the final report and interactive results dashboard. Click here for access.


  • Save the date for 2022 Events
    Posted on
    November 17, 2021

    Save the date for these great 2022 upcoming events:

     
    Learn more at www.ppdm.org/events


  • New Board Members
    Posted on
    October 29, 2021

    The Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association would like to welcome six new or returning Directors to the Board of Directors, following the October 28, 2021, Annual General Meeting.

    We would like to welcome back Robert Best (EPAM), Tarun Chandraskehar (Syndigo), Allan Huber (Retired, formerly Shell) and Curley Thomas (Chevron) who were re-elected for another term. We would also like to extend our congratulations to Tony Knight (Geological Survey of Queensland) and Steve Cooper (Quorum) on their election to a first term with the Board.

    I would like to extend my personal thanks to all those who stood for election at the AGM, and my congratulations to those candidates who were elected by the voting membership. I look forward to working with each of you to continue to advance the strategic direction and sustainability of the Professional Petroleum Data Management Association.

    Allan Huber, Chair of the PPDM Association Board of Directors.


    Our sincere thank you and appreciation goes out to the Directors who will continue in their terms: Ali Sangster (IHS Markit), Daniel Perna (EPAM), David Hood (geoLOGIC systems), Jamie Cruise (Schlumberger), Kolleen Kidd (Retired) and Sue Carr (Katalyst Data Management). We would especially like to thank Jim Soos (Infosys) for his hard work and dedicated service as he retires from the Board.


  • PPDM Marketplace Launches
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    October 29, 2021

    The PPDM Association announces the launch of our new Marketplace, a new feature resource connecting our community of vendors with producers. You can check out our Marketplace under the Resources section, and organizations interested in being highlighted in our Marketplace are encouraged to reach out to communciations@ppdm.org for more information.


  • Gold Compliance Congratulations
    Posted on
    October 21, 2021

    PPDM Gold Compliance in the last few weeks. Check here to learn more about the compliance program and to see details about each compliance measure.


  • Reference Values Update
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    October 21, 2021

    The reference values committee is currently focused on 13 Reservoir Preparation object reference lists. In collaboration with the OSDUTM Forum, the group is also reviewing and updating about 20 reference lists from the OSDUTM Platform. Including Seismic value lists. SME's are needed!

    Subject matter experts who can participate and commit to a few hours each week are needed for the creation of the Technical Standard "What is a Facility".


  • The recording of our CPDA Information Session will be available soon! Get answers to your questions about the CPDA Certification now in our video, or email certification@ppdm.org for more information.


  • What is a Well Class Updated
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    October 21, 2021

    Big news! Our What is a Well online class has been updated with exciting new interactive features. As requested by our members, the class has been extended to cover the Global Well Identification best practices and more. What is a Well is essential for anyone using or managing well data, whether you are technical or non-technical staff. Check it out now.


  • Join the first Midland Mini-Workshop
    Posted on
    October 21, 2021

    The Midland Mini-Workshop is coming! This half day event includes a field trip around the Petroleum Museum, presentations and more. View the agenda and register on our website now.