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  • Last chance to join the Perth Workshop
    Posted on
    July 27, 2021

    There’s still time to register for the Perth Data Management Workshop, August 11 & 12, including a full day of presentations and activities, and an optional one-day field trip to the Lake Clifton Thrombolites. The full agenda is available on our website, including a variety of presentations and our keynote presentation “The Energy Transition – Challenges and Opportunities for the Oil and Gas Industry and its Professionals” by Dr. Peter Moore. Sign up now to save your spot!


  • Job Market Survey Coming!
    Posted on
    July 27, 2021

    The new Compensation (Job Market) Survey has been expanded to provide you with more information related to the state of our industry employment and unemployment landscape. We will also explore relevant competencies for future employment opportunities for energy data professionals. The committee will launch the new survey in September of 2021.


  • We are recruiting members to participate in the “What is a Well” Evergreen. The technical publication of “What is a Well” is being updated and we could use your participation. Please send an email to projects@ppdm.org if you like to participate or sign up to join our Kick Off Meeting on August 9


  • Register Now for the Denver Symposium
    Posted on
    July 27, 2021

    The Denver Petroleum Data Symposium is coming on August 31, 2021, on the theme “Navigating Change: How to Survive and Thrive.” The half day event includes a great hands-on workshop on Change Management, a talk by Krisha Tracy from Google, a networking happy hour, and more. Register now!


  • Oklahoma City Workshop
    Posted on
    July 27, 2021

    The agenda for the Oklahoma City Petroleum Data Workshop on September 9, 2021, is coming soon! Talks on the agenda include presentations by Brad Sheriff, John Satterfield, Ian Yingling, Jack Pashin, and more, on our theme “Beyond the Well.” Register now for this half day workshop.


  • We have a new look!
    Posted on
    June 28, 2021
    Our applications, such as our Rules Repository, have been refreshed and were released last week! You will now notice this is more standardized to look like the other IPDS applications for consistency. Continued upgrades are happening, and if you are interested in being part of these changes, please consider joining one of our volunteer groups. Check them out now:

  • Join a Regional Leadership Team!
    Posted on
    June 28, 2021
    Did you know that we have Regional Leadership Teams all over the world helping to create events and programs that work for each region? Many of our Leadership Teams are recruiting. If you have a passion for data and the community and would like to have a say in the events happening near you, consider joining a Leadership Team now! Learn more by contacting volunteer@ppdm.org.

  • EXPOSED – check out our new Podcast!
    Posted on
    June 24, 2021
    Join Andy Garrett from our Houston Leadership Team for our new podcast EXPOSED, featuring speakers from our upcoming Houston Expo – October 25-26, 2021. In our first EXPOSED, Andy is joined by Steve Cooper, VP Digital Strategy with Quorum, to discuss his upcoming talk “Data Intelligence Based Business Intelligence.” Tune in now either on our website or on our YouTube channel!

  • Professional Development Committee Certification Committee Contact: volunteer@ppdm.org Our Professional Development Area is seeking volunteers to help with two committees, our Professional Development Committee (PDC) and Petroleum Data Management Certification Committee (PDMCC or Certification Committee).

    • PDC: Don’t miss your chance to be a part of something BIG. The PDC offers opportunities to get involved in multiple activities. If you are an experienced data management professional, lend your skills to competency writing, developing professional job-related surveys, or participating in community outreach. Join our global team of professionals who working hard to advance our professional discipline and secure our future in energy data management.
    • PDMCC: The CPDA Certification Committee is seeking CPDA-certified candidates to join our team to ensure the governance of the CPDA is solidly upheld. This is a great opportunity to advance your CPDA PDU count, and contribute to the growth and development of the CPDA community. Now is your time to be an influencer and help others who desire to follow in your footsteps.

    For more information, or to make a difference by volunteering now, please contact volunteer@ppdm.org.

  • 30th Anniversary Celebration
    Posted on
    May 26, 2021

    On June 10 the Calgary Leadership Team has coordinated a virtual celebration for the Association’s 30th Anniversary. Learn more about how the PPDM Association started, hear from our volunteers around the world, and spend some time meeting with We hope that you’ll join us to celebrate this milestone.