A 2 Day Agenda Packed with the Latest Case Studies, Technologies and Industry Analysis

It’s clear that if oil & gas companies want to grow market share and be competitive, they need to understand and implement data driven production methods…and fast.

The agenda for DDP2017 was designed to help your organization implement its own digital transformation, bringing you success stories from major and independent operators, tech showcases from the most innovative service providers and live demos of solutions that have revolutionized businesses.

The 2018 conference will feature even more operator case studies and unrivalled insight into how to optimize production using data drive technology. Be the first to see the 2018 agenda, speaker line-up and new workshops by downloading the conference brochure here

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Day 1

Session 1: Oil & Gas and the Digital Transformation
Industry Leader Keynotes
  • What lies ahead for Oil and Gas? Hear from industry heavyweights on how the O&G industry is responding to demand challenges and the role of digital technology in driving the industry forward in the lower for longer operating environment.
  • What game changing technology can we expect to be deployed in the oil patch over the next 18 months? From the potential of wearable technology and blockchain, to the impact augmented reality, virtual reality, Ai and mobile communications are already having on operations, get the lowdown on the breakthrough technologies transforming what it means to work in oil and gas.
  • How can operating companies realize the full potential of digital technology available and transform their businesses into data driven organisations?
Moving from Proactive to Predictive Operating Models
  • How technology is enabling exception based surveillance for reservoirs, wells and facilities and the use of condition based maintenance monitoring to reduce downtime and NPT, bringing down $ per barrel production costs.
  • Operators share how their business models are changing in response to data disruption and oil market dynamics.
  • As technology continues to present new opportunities, what are the implications for operations and maintenance within oil and gas companies? Find out what the O&M organisation of the future will look like from a world leading NOC.
  • Hear from the biggest tech companies on what their cloud, IoT and analytics innovations mean for current operating models.
Session 2: Data in the Field
Operator Production Demonstrations
  • Hear how multinational oil companies are implementing digital oilfield technologies across their assets, at different scales, in different locations and across asset types.
  • Hear a case study on how to scale up digital oilfield production analytics from field to region from a leading onshore operator.
  • Operational excellence business units present on their long-term visions for production operations
The Oilfield Workforce of the Future
  • What skills are needed and what culture is needed to support the adoption of digital technology?
  • Hear from industry experts and practitioners on how to prepare your workforce to use digital tools to deliver value.
  • Augmented worker technology and smart wearables impact on work processes.
The Digital Environment: Onshore vs Offshore
  • Ways to increase reliability, prevent accidents and increase profitability using subsea controls, automation and remote operations centres.
  • The latest in digital offshore deepwater and subsea innovation
  • ROV/AUV advanced sensors diagnostics and wireless communication network advances
Integrated Operations Centres and Greenfield projects
  • Building from the ground up: how to run remote operations on greenfield projects with maximum efficiency from concept to delivery.
  • Bringing together the totality of technology options to build digital working environments that maximise production and minimise risk.
  • Case studies looking at successful data driven operating models and digital projects in oil and gas.
Session 3: Technology Showcase and Investor Panel
  • Witness live demonstrations of the technology making data driven operating models a reality from some of the hottest innovators in the digital sphere.
  • Hear from leaders in the venture capital and innovation fund teams of International Oil Companies (IOC’s) on what their acquisition priorities and technology needs are in the digital oilfield moving forward.
  • Operator innovation and supply chain leaders share their challenges and priorities.
  • Cybersecurity workshop: A first of a kind workshop on how to protect your assets from cyber threats.
  • Microsoft workshop
  • Our Exhibition Area will feature demonstrations throughout the day form the leading innovators and start ups we have invited to join us and share their ground-breaking technology.
  • Join your peers and connect with industry leaders in the digital and oil & gas community at our Networking Drinks Reception
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Day 2

Production Track
Data Collection, Management & Integration
  • Hear from the leaders in data management and how they are driving efficiency gains using across operational units by improving data availability, utility and visualisation.
  • Data Quality Control Programs: How to ensure data streams can satisfy the requirements of analytics solutions to facilitate uptake and deployment to functional teams across your organisation.
  • Corporate data governance programs and data ownership models: finding a path to progress.
  • Case studies looking at edge computing and real-time data collection breakthroughs.
  • IoT and communications infrastructure innovations that can cut costs and deliver reliability in any operating environment.
Data Analytics & Predictive Maintenance
  • Wield new automated and integrated systems to dramatically reduce downtime and OPEX at scale.
  • Finding order in chaos: Oil & Gas Data Analytics: Hear from an innovative onshore independent operator on how to use data analytics techniques to develop and produce onshore mature conventional, and unconventional natural gas resources.
  • Bringing predictive maintenance routines up to speed whilst moving high Capex costs to low Opex costs to control escalation.
  • Supply chain innovation in the field of data analytics: new offerings vs new entrants.
  • Avoid non-productive time by improving machine to machine communications.
Change Management & The Digital Transformation
  • Refine your operating model, optimise your business processes and learn about the latest advances in augmented filed worker technology and the human machine interface.
  • Integrating functional units and teams across asset portfolios.
  • Empowering your leaders to work through the organisational and cultural change brought by the digital transformation.
  • How digital technology can enable operators to leverage subject matter experts to deliver data driven insights across multiple projects.
  • Wield a data driven operating model to allocate personnel and resources into business-critical operations, maximising production and revenue per employee.
Drilling Track
Digital Drilling Optimisation
  • Insight on how digital twin applications and modelling can improve well placement accuracy and minimise personnel exposure.
  • Learn more about the latest improvements in visualization technologies and simulators.
  • Hear from the SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section on automation and applied analytics developments in the vendor marketplace.
  • Review progress on autonomous drilling rig technology.
  • The Journey ahead to Data Driven Cognitive Cyber Drilling Systems: Early Kick Detection using Adaptive Analytics with Deconvoluted Downhole Accelerometer Data.
Drilling Automation & Control Systems
  • Hear from leading operators on how they are improving decision making using new downhole edge capabilities, real-time support technology and IoT to improve data collection, transmission and analysis.
  • How automated drilling is improving efficiency by supporting enhanced direction and depth control and the benefits of measurement while drilling well logging.
  • How downhole sensor and telemetry innovation can improve decision making during drilling operations.
Integrated Drilling Data Collection & Analysis
  • Debottleneck data processing, to improve decision making speed, operational agility and drilling accuracy in the field.
  • How can operators, contractors and supply chain move towards better models of data standards to enable improved communications and faster decision making to cut drilling times.
  • Optimizing blowout preventer performance by adding cloud-based analytics.
Safety Lifecycle Management
  • How to manage automation without compromising safety in harsh drilling environments. Reduce accidents, minimise downtime and improve drilling efficiency using integrated communications, visualisation and interpretation.
  • Bringing drilling logging and historical data to bear on current drilling operations to improve speed and success without compromising safety.
  • Develop effective data driven intervention strategies to reduce risks during operations and improve HSE management.

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

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

Record Numbers Of Sponsors And Exhibitors Already Confirmed for 2018!

Headline Sponsor

  • dell emc

Platinum Sponsor

  • e-lynx

Gold Sponsors

  • siemens

Silver Sponsors

  • 3gig
  • Redhat
  • Wood

Bronze Sponsor

  • Mobideo

Workshop Sponsor

  • Microsoft

Legal Sponsors

  • Morgan-Lewis


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