8th International Conference on
Petroleum Data Integration,
e-Commerce and Data Management
May 12-14, 2004
Houston Airport Marriott
Houston, Texas USA
! Integration & Processes
Cost Effective Solutions
New Application Systems
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Sponsors and Endorsing Organizations
Join your associates for the best value,
international, power-packed conference.
You will profit from the mix of technology,
future potential and current application
The E&P industry is at a crossroads to save, protect, and employ data as they face increased levels of complex data and
adjust to technology forces impacting the industry. This conference combines the best applications of data information
management and integration in the real world oilfield. It stimulates new thinking about evolving tools, powers, problems and
solutions impacting the oil industry. Experts shaping these rapidly changing areas will discuss petroleum data optimization.
Both leading standards organizations are sponsors showcasing the importance of collaboration and standards. Network
with key data management personnel leading new developments in their companies.
As companies look carefully for the best values in training, we are confident this conference and exhibit provide an excellent
return with practical tools for growing demands. It is commended as a cornerstone event for the industry with delegates from
over 15 countries. Come join your associates to confer with experts in the leading edge of petroleum data strategies,
integration, plus tools and applications for the challenges ahead. Don’t be left behind on new developments.
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CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE (
Tuesday, May 11 4:30 - 7:00 pm William G. Christensen, Vice President, Corporate Planning,
Wed., May 12 7:00 - 8:00 am Northrock Resources, Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of
Unocal), Calgary, Alberta, CANADA and Christoph Faig,
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm President, aclaro softworks, inc., Houston, Texas, USA
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:30 pm ! "$1$
- Wednesday and Thursday
Guy Moore, Information Technology Services, ChevronTexaco,
Conference fee includes registration, proceeding, exhibits, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
continental breakfasts, breaks, 2 &
Wednesday and Thursday lunches and receptions. Nico Chart, Solution Manager Epos and Data Management
Tools, Paradigm Inc., Surry, ENGLAND
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 -
Nathan Balls and Tom Robinson, Petrosys, Houston, Texas, USA
Web Development Catalogues
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Carol Tessier, Director Enterprise Solutions, Pioneer Natural
Resources, Irving, Texas, USA
Jeffrey W. Pferd, Senior Vice President Product Development,
and Aderbad Tamboli, Senior Technology Architect, Petris
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Sameer Bandhu, GIS Solutions Architect, Tobin International
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Ltd., Houston, Texas, USA and Patrick Meroney, Data Manager,
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ConocoPhillips, Inc., Houston, Texas, USA
Dave Camden and Alan Bays, Flare Solutions Limited,
Integration and Information Processes Aberdeen, Scotland, ENGLAND
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Rick Johnston, Patrick Dineen, Najib Abusalbi, Steve Hawtin,
Neil McNaughton, Editor, Oil Information Technology Journal,
James Hollingsworth and Terje Rugland, Schlumberger
The Data Room, Sevres, FRANCE
Information Solutions, Houston, TX, USA
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Gordon D. Feir, Vice President and Chief Geophysicist,
Timothy L. Hopkins, Vice President, IHS Energy, Houston,
Intrex Data Services, Inc., Houston, Texas, USA
Texas, USA and Steve Sypher, Director IT Programs and Tor
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Robert Shelley and Judy Tiffin, Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
and David Bailey, Spotfire, Inc., Houston, Texas USA Conference Sponsors’ Joint Address
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! % *% Alan Doniger, Director of Technology, POSC, Houston, Texas,
Qusai Mahesri, Managing Director, Kevin Punwasi, and USA, and Trudy Curtis, Acting CEO/CIO, Rick Taylor, SML
Cherie Wagner, Xpediant Solutions, Houston, Texas, USA Developer, PPDM Association, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
Alternate papers may be presented. Program and speakers RECEPTION – Sponsored by Schlumberger
are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed Information Solutions
Thursday, May 13, 2004 ( *
Robert Aydelotte, Staff Engineer, ExxonMobil, Houston, Texas, USA
PPDM Supports Business Process Development
! #) 5 *" $ Yogi Schulz, Corvelle Management Consultants, Calgary,
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Michael Underwood, G&G Data Management Team Lead,
Information Technology Services, ChevronTexaco, New Orleans, ! ) + 1 #)
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Alan Doniger, Director of Technology, POSC, Houston, Texas, USA
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Greg V. Hess, VP Data Management, Kelman Technologies, Inc., RECEPTION – Sponsored by Landmark Graphics
Houston, Texas, USA
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Mars Khasanov, Nuriy Karachirin, Rinat Khabibullin, and Don
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Development Department, YUKOS E&P, Moscow, RUSSIA
Leanne MacKinnon, Talisman Energy, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
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John Kievit, Faye Schubert, and Cora Poche, Shell Exploration & Michael Underwood, G&G Data Management Team Lead,
Production Company, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Information Technology Services, ChevronTexaco, New Orleans,
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Samina Farid, Executive Vice President and CFO, and Faisal Kidwai, % , / "
Vice President Sales, Merrick Systems, Inc., Houston, Texas, USA Vitaly Krasnov, Andrey Gladkov, and Don Wolcott, Specialists,
PANEL FORUM Applied Software Development Department, YUKOS E&P,
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Systems Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum,
Houston, Texas USA Matt Pfitzinger, Data Manager, ExxonMobil Development
4! ! Company, Houston, Texas, USA and Dag Heggelund, President,
Jerry E. Wharton, Data Architect, Project Management Office, InnerLogix, Houston, Texas, USA
Minerals Management Service, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA *
" . " Florangel Escorcia, PDVSA, and Evelyn Alfaro and
Maria L. De Sousa, Schlumberger, Caracas, VENEZUELA
Janet Hicks, Landmark Graphics Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA
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Florangel Escorcia, PDVSA, and Mariano Fernandez and Lori Adams, Vice President Operations, and Pat Rhynes,
Maria L. De Sousa, Schlumberger, Caracas, VENEZUELA Director-Client Development and Michael Jones, President and
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Robert E. Best, President, Neuralog, Inc, Houston, TX, USA # " ! (
Standards and Integration Matt Vanderfeen, Schlumberger Information Solutions, and
" # " " 7# Trey Harper, IndigoPool, Houston, Texas USA
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David Archer, President and CEO, POSC, Houston, TX, USA
David L. Smith Jr., Knowledge Management, Halliburton Energy
& 1 # Services, Houston, Texas, USA and Joseph Busch, and Ron
# * Daniel, Taxonomy Strategies, Houston, Texas, USA
Trudy Curtis, Acting CEO/CIO, Joe Tischner, Business
Development, and Rick Taylor, Developer, PPDM Association, Clay Harter, Chief Technology Officer, OpenSpirit Corporation,
Calgary, Alberta, CANADA Sugar Land, Texas, USA
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Petroleum Data Managers, Geologists, Geophysicists, Data Application Specialists, E&P Engineers, Project Managers,
Knowledge Information Personnel and Managers, Programmers, Oil Industry Software Providers, Business
Development Personnel, Geoscience Personnel, Systems Developers, Geoscientists, Marketing Personnel, and Data Modelers
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Limited additional exhibit space is available.
Inquire at 214-841-0044
or email: Crouse_Phil@msn.com
Derek Henning, Talisman Energy, Canada Madelyn Bell, ExxonMobil
Monte Kotrous, UNOCAL, USA !
Steve Stewart, El Paso Energy, USA
Lyn Ellis, New Zealand Crown Minerals, New Zealand 2
Marjorie Ferrer, ChevronTexaco, USA
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Oscar Martinez, Schlumberger Mexico
F. K. Phan, Shell PDC, Nigeria
Neil McNaughton, The Data Room, France
Anne Dollar, Pioneer Natural Resources
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Jeff Harris, MMS Consultant, USA
Chris Gaudry, Minerals Management Service, USA
Ali Salem, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
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Mary Truehill, Shell E&P Lon Hankins, ConocoPhillips Alaska, USA
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
# PPDM Association Spring Conference
May 10-11, 2004 Houston, Texas
! $ Spring Conference – E&P Knowledge,
Information and Data Management
Monday and Tuesday, May 10 – 11
I ' The conference, work group and project meetings will
Dear Petroleum Industry Personnel: be held at Anadarko Petroleum, 1201 Lake Robbins Drive,
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
The oil and gas industry has seen data dramatically Work Group and Project Meetings
increase over the last several years, presenting significant Wednesday through Friday, May 5 - 7
information management problems to all data management Work Group and Project meetings include Ontologies,
personnel. This year’s conference looks at challenges of a Data Management, Spatial, A&D and Data Content.
refocused petroleum industry. Papers come from around Detailed information is available on the Association’s
the globe and address real problems and solutions. web site at http://www.ppdm.org/ or contact the
Operators, vendors, government, and standards Association via email at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
associations are making presentations during this two and
one-half day power packed event.
This conference has been organized with the user,
POSC Upcoming Events and SIG Activities
technician, programmer, geologist, engineer and manager See the POSC Website for details
in mind. You get the complete picture that facilitates the http://www.posc.org/meetings/
type of professional discussions needed in today’s complex
systems management. The conference continues to be * April 29 POSC and WITSML SIG public seminar in Calgary
acclaimed for handling the discussion with balance. on drilling industry information standards -
current and planned use and enhancements
We invite you to bring your team and multiply your * May 5 OTC Digital Energy panel - David Archer/ Herb Yuan
company’s benefits. Meet with conference sponsors * Sep 21-23 5 National Data Repository Mtg., Washington DC
PPDM and POSC along with exhibitors to leverage your Area - Joint meeting by AGI, DOE, POSC & USGS
* Nov 17 POSC annual meeting
time and maximize benefits and your return on investment!
We look forward to seeing you in Houston! POSC Special Interest Groups (SIG) provide opportunities
to participate in specific work projects including Wellsite
Information Transfer (WITSML), Smart/xFields, Data Store
Philip C. Crouse, PE, President, PNEC™ Conferences Solutions (DSS), Practical Well Log Standards (PWLS)
Philip C. Crouse and Associates, Inc. and more.
Thanks to our 2004 Advisory Panel
John Adams, ConocoPhillips, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Brad Kaufman, Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corp, Houston, TX
Mike Underwood, ChevronTexaco, New Orleans, LA
Ellen Hoveland, Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Houston, TX
Greg Jones, BP, Houston, TX Proceedings Available from
Cora Poche, Shell E&P Co., Inc., New Orleans, LA PNEC Conferences
Gene Rhodes, Landmark Graphics Corp., Houston, TX `
Faye Schubert, Shell Offshore Inc., New Orleans, LA ) ) 6- ) 2 & 6 & )
Lester Bayne, Schlumberger, Stavanger, Norway + L9 E +FF9E ?::> *"@+F,
Trudy Curtis, PPDM Association, Calgary, ALB, Canada 2 I )*7 6) ! 2I26$
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