Top Industry Leaders Confirmed to Speak Include:

  • Sebastian Gass
    Sebastian Gass General Manager - Technology, Strategy & Services
  • Ed Connelly
    Ed Connelly General Manager Global Production
  • Andy Flowers
    Andy Flowers Director of Advanced Analytics
    Marathon Oil Company
  • Toby Dixon
    Toby Dixon SVP Drilling and Evaluation Division
  • Keith Lilie
    Keith Lilie US Operations & Maintenance Manager
  • Mark Anderson
    Mark Anderson General Manager Drilling Mechanics Technology
  • Darryl Fett
    Darryl Fett Manager, Research - Drilling & Completions
    Total E&P Research & Technology USA
  • Anupam Singh
    Anupam Singh Venture Capital Principal
    Saudi Aramco
  • Steven Benn
    Steven Benn Principal, Applied Technology
    Santos Ltd
  • Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy
    Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy Technology Fellow & Chief Data Scientist
  • Rick O'Brien
    Rick O'Brien Digital Oil Field Project Manager
    Marathon Oil
  • David Whitten
    David Whitten Corporate Innovation Lead Project Manager
    Pioneer Corporation
  • Bernt Tysseland
    Bernt Tysseland VP Operations Centre of Excellence
  • Vikrant Lakhanpal
    Vikrant Lakhanpal Production Engineer
    Proline Energy Resources Inc
  • Jim Claunch
    James Claunch VP Operations Excellence
See the full speaker line-up here

Agenda highlights

Marathon Oil go to infinity and beyond with live demo Find Out More
Digital disruptors showcase data driven solutions Find Out More

Delivering digital excellence - the Statoil story Find Out More
Chevron keynote
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Download the brochure for the full list of event highlights

Minimize Downtime, Enhance Safety and Deliver Digital Transformation

  • Data collection, management and integration

    Hear from the leaders in data management and how they are driving efficiency gains across operational units by improving data availability, utility and visualization

  • Data analytics and predictive maintenance

    Wield new automated and integrated systems to dramatically reduce downtime and OPEX at scale

  • E&P automation and control systems

    Witness real time support technology, measurement and downhole edge capability innovation to improve well placement accuracy and minimize personnel exposure

  • Change management

    Refine your operating model, optimize your business processes and learn about the latest enhancements to the human machine interface

  • Data driven drilling optimization

    For the first time, Upstream Intelligence is collaborating with SPE’s DSATS (Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section) to deliver a day-long session on drilling automation, robotics, technology and much more!

Check out the two-day agenda here

Where Silicon Valley Meets Oil & Gas

This is the go-to meeting point for gamechangers, disruptors and innovators to showcase, AI, machine learning, VR, drones, wearables and other new technologies. The conference is designed to celebrate innovation in a number of ways:

  • Shark tank session

    Watch shark tank style pitches from innovators Tachyus (machine learning), Ondiflo (blockchain) and Bentley (virtual reality) to investment experts from Saudi Aramco, Amazon and Total

  • New technology zone

    For the first time the exhibition will feature a dedicated tech zone, with a mini stage for short product demos and stations for you to try out VR headsets, drones and more

  • Double the exhibitors

    Due to unprecedented demand the exhibition area has doubled in size, with interactive booths already confirmed from the likes of Dell EMC, Amazon and Wood

  • New networking breakfast

    Morning of Day 1 will officially open the expo area and tech zone, with networking activities, food & drink stations and tech demos all taking place before the conference starts

  • Insight from the biggest tech names in the game

    On the main stage hear from the likes of Microsoft, Amazon, Dell EMC, Accenture, Siemens and more on how tech giants are solving the biggest challenges in oil & gas operations

Find out more here

Sponsors and exhibitors already confirmed for 2018 include:

  • dell emc
  • e-lynx
  • amazon
  • Infrastructure Networks
  • siemens
  • WellAware
  • Wood
  • 3gig
  • bentley
  • Redhat
  • Akselos
  • Mobideo
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan-Lewis
  • P2
  • Falkonry
  • Lavoro
  • MapR
  • Oilfield-Data-Services
  • Revonos
  • talend
  • Technip-FMC
Find out about sponsorship opportunities here

Major companies already confirmed to attend in 2018

Operating companies

  • ExxonMobil
  • Chevron
  • Shell
  • conocophillips
  • Saudi-Aramco
  • petrobras
  • Repsol

Oil & Gas service companies

  • halliburton
  • technipfmc
  • Wood

Global tech firms

  • accenture
  • amazon
  • Dell
  • microsoft
  • Siemens

Don't just take our word for it, see what previous attendees have to say

  • XTO Energy

    "DDP17 was an excellent and timely combination of theory, design, and application of digital transformation concepts across the value chain. Looking forward to next year."

    - XTO Energy
  • Wood

    "DDP17 had an excellent focus on digital oilfield innovation with a strong operator and end-user presence, which provided practical take-aways for attendees"

    - Innovation & Analytics Director, Wood
  • "DDP is the must attend conference for IoT, big data and analytics in the upstream industry"

    - Joe Perino
  • Noble Energy

    "Great content, demos and panel discussions. Relevant to the efforts underway in oil & gas around leveraging data as an asset."

    - Noble Energy
  • Repsol

    "Very well organized. Great networking opportunities. Would definitely attend again"

    - Repsol
  • Dell EMC

    "The conference was exactly what we were looking for - great presentations from real world examples that I can use today to improve my business results."

    - Dell EMC
  • Accenture

    "DDP2016 was spot on and all the presentations were related to industry specific problems. A huge learning experience and an inspiration."

    - Accenture
  • Reflections Data Consulting LLC

    "I was surprised at the large turnout given the low oil prices and the effect they are having at other conferences. Good talks, great networking opportunity. I would come again."

    - Reflections Data Consulting LLC

Record Numbers Of Sponsors And Exhibitors Already Confirmed for 2018!

Headline Sponsor

  • dell emc

Platinum Sponsors

  • e-lynx
  • schlumberger

Gold Sponsors

  • amazon
  • Infrastructure Networks
  • siemens
  • WellAware
  • Wood

Silver Sponsors

  • 3gig
  • bentley
  • Redhat
  • SES

Bronze Sponsors

  • Akselos
  • Mobideo
  • Ondiflo

Workshop Sponsor

  • Microsoft

Legal Sponsor

  • Morgan-Lewis

Production Track Sponsor

  • P2


  • Falkonry
  • Lavoro
  • MapR
  • Oilfield-Data-Services
  • OSIsoft
  • Revonos
  • talend
  • Technip-FMC

Media Partners

  • InnovOil
  • Newsbase

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Siobhan O’Meara

Siobhan O’Meara

Head of Upstream Intelligence
+1800 814 3459 x7512 (US)
+44 (0) 207 375 7512 (Global)

Edward Cure

Edward Cure

Commercial Director
Upstream Intelligence
+1800 814 3459 x4306 (US)
+44 (0) 207 422 4306 (Global)

Louis Vye

Louis Vye

Project Director
Upstream Intelligence
+1800 814 3459 x4313 (US)
+44 (0) 207 422 4313 (Global)