ECIM 2019 - 16th. to 18th. September in Haugesund

'Digital Transformation - from Vision to Reality'


Work Stream Program


Work Stream program 2019 includes parallell sessions with more than 60 papers / presentations.

Each work stream will have a maximum of 8 presentations, 5 on tuesday 17th. and 3 on wednesday 18th. The presentations start and end at the same time for all the parallell work streams. Each presentation is expected to last for about 25 minutes and the remaining 20 minutes are for Q&A and discussions.

Below is the status (90%) per date of confirmed papers for each work stream.




WS Room: Adoption & Operationalizing

- Session Manager: Daniel Brown, CEO, CDA

Program Tuesday

12:30  Data as an enterprise asset in Equinor
- Kjetil Rønning, Head of Enterprise Data Management, Equinor
How Equinor has developed its data strategy and enterprise data management practice to enable improved business performance through digitalization.

13:30  Data Driven Decision Making – Putting data management where it hurts!
- Ed Evans, MD, NDB Upstream
Focusing on business decisions means that we follow business value and focus on business priorities. This means better business engagement and a more focused, yet flexible, agenda for raising data quality. 

14:30  Petoro’s digitalisation journey
- Åge Helgeland, IT-sjef / Mark Nyberg, Senior Konsulent, Petoro AS
From idea to reality for the Petoro datawarehouse (Tora). From Silos to common data. Challenges on masterdata, documentation and data governance.  Experience from changes in workprocesses.

15:30  Why is it so hard to do digital transformation in Upstream?
- Jane McConnell, Practice Partner Oil and Gas, Teradata
- Sun Maria Lehmann, Leading Engineer in Enterprise Data Management, Equinor

To succeed in implementing enterprise data management in Upstream (or any industrial and scientific organization) and realize business value, the very different worlds of business data, facilities data, and scientific data must be brought together. We will explore the cultural and organizational differences and the data management capabilities needed to succeed.

16:30  The digital transformation of the workforce: Integrating digital immigrants and natives
- Karen Blohm, Digital Solutions / Diskos Programme Manager, Smart Data Solutions
- Kerry Blinston, VP Smart Data Solutions

Given the truly transformational environments we’re establishing, what actions are we taking to support and further develop the skills and mind sets required of today’s dm teams.  How are we adapting to the changing needs, in terms of the types and breadth of activities, adoption of new platforms, technology services and analytical capabilities and catering for the range of roles and generational work styles.

Program Wednesday

08:30  The Speed of Business Depends on Clarity
- Elizabeth Patock, Director Sales & Customer Care, IHS Market, PPDM UK Regional Leadership Team
What happens when the words you use don’t mean what you think they mean?

09:30  Data Management 2.0
- Sune Jensen, Data Manager, IGEO Data Management
What are the requirements of a Data Manager today?
How do we adjust to new technologies and working methods?

10:30  Unlocking the value of unstructured data using data science
- Attila Balazs, Principal Consultant, Sword Venture
- How tools and techniques of data science can help unlock the value of data from unstructured formats.

WS Room: Standards & Collaborations

 - Session Manager: Elin Aabø Lorentzen, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)

Program Tuesday

12:30  Sharing of Data for Mutual Benefit
- Anne Skjærstein, Reservoir Engineering Manager, Lundin Norway
Lundin Norway is sharing all data from Edvard Grieg field with IOR center.

13:30  The UK National Data Repository
- Michael Smith, Solutions Architect, Schlumberger

An overview of the technical design and development activities, including highlights and challenges encountered, leading to the release and launch of the UK NDR in March 2019.

14:30  Diskos National Data Repository – Operational status and status for the Diskos tender
- Eric Toogood: Diskos Manager,  Elin Lorentzen: Diskos Deputy Manager, NPD
  Karen Blohm: Digital Solutions / Diskos Programme Manager, CGG

Operational highlights will be presented including implementation of updated technology environment and end user interface.  We will provide insight into the current planning process for the development of Diskos in the future.

15:30  The JSON Well Log Format
- Jacob Dreyer, CEO, Petroware AS
A modern alternative to the arcane log formats (DLIS, LIS, LAS etc.) of the oil industry.

16:30  Released wells project - from bag to digital data
- Malgorzata Kusak, Project Manager “Released wells project”, Norsk Olje og Gass
Revitalisation of old data (cutting samples) - Get digital data from all released wells on NCS accessible-ready to use in “big data” projects.

Program Wednesday

09:30  The New Data Dialogue - Towards Agile, Trusted-Data Repositories
- Matthias HARTUNG, President Digital Transformation, Target Energy Solutions LLC
Or How to make Digital Transformation Work.

10:30  New ways of sharing and working with production and drilling data

           on the NCS in a collaborative environment
Magnus Svensson, Domain manager / E&P Subsurface responsible, Norsk Olje & Gass
How to harvest the potential of the production and drilling data as shared on the NCS using a common data sharing platform available for all operators and partners on the NCS.

WS Room: International DM Perspectives

- Session Manager: Gunnar Sjøgren, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)

Program Tuesday

12:30  NPD’s International Activities regarding Petroleum Data Management
- Gunnar Sjøgren, NPD
13:30  African Petroleum Data Management Forum (APDMF)
           – Sharing experience among African countries
- Kwadwo Kyeremateng, Petroleum Commission, Ghana (PCG)
14:30  Petroleum Data Management in Uganda with special focus on Crane – petroleum database
- Andrew Ochan, Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
15:30  Kenya, Tape transcription, scanning of national petroleum data – making of an NDR
- Representative from National Oil Corporation of Kenya
16:30  Ghana, NDR; challenges in transition from NOC to Petroleum Commission (authorities)
- Kwadwo Kyeremateng, Petroleum Commission of Ghana

Program Wednesday

08:30  Data Management status in Mozambique, projects and challenges
- Representative from Instituto Nacional de Petroleo – INP
09:30  Petroleum Data Management challenges in Colombia
- Presenter not yet confirmed 
10:30  Petroleum Data Management challenges in Brazil
- Claudio Jorge Souza, BPFP,  Agencia Nacional de Petroleo - ANP

WS Room: Spatial Analytics - GIS

- Session Manager: Lorien Innes, ESRI

Program Tuesday

12:30  GIS and Open Data at the Oil and Gas Authority
- Zahir Ibrahim, Senior Geospatial Manager, Oil and Gas Authority

13:30  NPD facts – new services and possibilities
- Tobias Pfeifer, Principal Engineer - GIS/Data Management, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)
An overview of NPD’s new and updated factpages and factmaps.

14:30  Open data portal for the emerging oil & gas industry

          - A case study of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
- Robert Kwami, Database administrator, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation
Unifying various Datasets and Technologies for Petroleum Data Management.

15:30  Seismic Data Portal
- Sven Blumenstein & Filiz Demirel-Schlueter, Senior Project Lead GIS/IM, Wintershall DEA
Wintershall DEA’s webmap solution for a new hybrid corporate seismic database.

16:30  Easy and fast access to DISKOS by use of new GIS  interface
- Erik Hochweller, Service Delivery and Operations Manager, Kadme
DISKOS is being used as a starting/reference point for companies. Understanding graphically where and what a company has access to is critical for Data managers to ensure that their company has all the necessary data.

Program Wednesday

09:30  20 years of FishSAFE
- Richard Salway, Well Data Manager, CDA
Collecting and sharing infrastructure and pipelines summary information from oil and gas activities to keep the fishermen safe.

10:30  Making industry data available through geospatial dashboards

- Nina Winter-Hjelm, Technical Advisor, Geodata AS
  Siri Clemet, GIS Analyst, Spirit Energy

Use geography as a lookup tool for getting updated information and exploring the wealth of open data.

WS Room: Data Engineering & Automation

- Session Manager: Eirik Time, Equinor

Program Tuesday

12:30  Automated multidisciplinary information extraction from documents
- Dejan Zamurovic, Data Engineer, Wintershall Noordzee B.V.
Project AMIE: A data-stream design that automates document categorization and information extraction, with interdisciplinary scalability. Current reach of the data stream: Exploration, Drilling, Legal.

13:30  How deep learning and computer vision also help subsurface data managers
- Henri Blondelle, Co-Founder, AgileDD
Indexing lithological information on composite logs using a CNN.

14:30  Digitalization challenges with inadequate industry standards
- Bjarne Rosvoll Bøklepp, Leading Advisor Petrophysical Operations, Equinor
How shortcomings in current industry standards for subsurface data reporting inhibits digitalization and leads to data loss, dispersion and reduction in data quality and integrity.

15:30  Advance data analytics in E&P project:
           Why a human-in-theloop is so important and how to fail fast

- Henri Stubbe, Consultant Data Analytics, PwC / Shane McArdle, CMO, Camo Analytics

Project experiences from a recent advanced data analytics project with an E&P client.

16:30  Update Structural Models in Real time while Drilling using Machine Learning
- Sunil Garg, CEO, Datavedik
presentation and demonstration will focus on a machine learning workflow in the upstream Oil and Gas domain to predict formation tops by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to learn the well logs signatures.

Program Wednesday

08:30  Using Automatically Updated DISKOS Data to Improve Data Quality in Petrel/Studio

          – Case Study by ConocoPhillips

- Jan Willem Achterberg, CoP, Erik Hochweller, Kadme, Ronald Jacobsen, RoQC DM
Making life easier by automating data management processes - Automated Sync with DISKOS & NPD of Well Headers directly in Petrel.

09:30  Data Challenges on the road to Data Driven Asset Performance
- Nazih Marzouqy, DDAP’s Data Steward, TOTAL Digital Industry

- David Teixugueira-De-Castro, DDAP’s Data Scientist, Exploration & Production

10:30  Automatic loading of production data into Coviz software
- Robert Maclean, Area Data Manager, AkerBP
To employ AkerBP’s ‘Data Liberation’ philosophy and create a fully automated workflow between production and subsurface databases.

WS Room: Architecture & Technology

- Session Manager: Pierrick Gaudin, Total S.A.

Program Tuesday

12:30  Management of physical and digital data in YPF Argentina, in an Azure environment
- Gianluca Monachese, Director Business Development, KADME AS
An hybrid cloud solution to handle physical data stores in combination with a large digital data archive.

13:30  OpenSource in Oil and Gas; Why, What, How?
- Knut S. Tungland, Sr. Advisor IT, Equinor
Open Source have changed the software ecosystem, opened up for innovation in artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, cloud and in different domain. What does is require to unleash the innovation power in our domains.

14:30  Exploring use of subsurface data for well planning in Omnia
- Tone Berit Ørnskar, Researcher Digital Subsurface, Equinor
Pozo is a well planning application that runs in Omnia, Equinor’ s cloud platform. The application allows the users in well planning to combine data from different sources and elevate subsurface understanding from data integration.

15:30  Ontology-driven annotation system for Geological images
- Adnan Latif, Project Manager, SIRIUS SFI, UiO

16:30  Petrel/Studio Data Management: From Consolidation to Current Working Initiatives
- Kristine Vindenes Flatråker, Robert Maclean, Area Data Manager(s), AkerBP
Looking at the consolidation of projects with the formation of AkerBP from its various origin companies and how that has evolved into the Data management practices and challenges of today. 

Program Wednesday

08:30  QUANTUM – Digital Twin: building and sharing References
Jean-Charles Leclerc, QUANTUM Program Data Manager, TOTAL Exploration Production
The Reference Data Model (RDM) is the Internal Standardized foundation of all digital programs, the seeds of future pillars root of the digital factory ecosystem. It is a standardized dictionary providing fixed references to accommodate any other Information System Asset Objects.

09:30  New attributes in the DEA Seismic Data Model: ParentID and ChildID
- Filiz Demirel-Schlueter, Senior Project Lead for Seismic Data, DEA AG
How to specify Parent-Child relationship within one Seismic Data Model based on case studies?

10:30  Applications of artificial intelligence in geoscience at Total :

           - Deep Neural Networks in seismic interpretation
- P. Stinson, Total E&P Norge AS





























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