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 pre-ordering the conference brochure here

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June 6th: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • 07:00-08:15
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    08:15-08:30
    Welcome Speech & Introduction from the Chairman
    Dave Lafferty, President, Scientific Technical Services
    08:30-09:00
    Digitalisation in a world of functional specialisation
    • To drive performance and become competitive at any price, businesses need a highly effective operating model and a digital architecture/platform to enable horizontal insight and utilize modern technologies for more data driven decision-making.
    • A reality check: How to prepare your business when traditional operating models meet the digital world in a low oil price environment
    • Avoiding the digital bear trap: Takeaway key learnings from a digital journey
    Trond Ellefsen, Special Digital Strategy Advisor, Statoil
    09:00-09:30
    Corporate Digital Transformation
    • Managing the transformation from IT departments into business units and service providers
    • How you build the operational capabilities, what skill sets people need, what skill sets do you outsource compared to what skill sets do you build in house.
    • Aligning supply chains & building corporate wide capability.
    • What does a corporation need to achieve a digital transformation?
    Yuanbo Lin, Chief Data Scientist, Chevron
    09:30-10:00
    Use data to develop a 360-degree view of your E&P operations
    • Be a leader in digital transformation: Prepare for the new age of results driven, automated, real time remote operations to ensure your organization is ahead of the crowd in production efficiency levels.
    • Harness the power of big data analytics: Discover how data analytics is transforming production by making predictive maintenance, accurate forecasting and operational excellence a reality.
    • Learn how to establish a robust digital foundation connecting reservoir, drilling and production data streams.
    • Obtain a level of specificity in analysis and operations that will greatly improve organizational performance.
    Larry Kaufman, Director - Global Energy, Dell EMC
    10:00-10:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    10:30-11:00
    Real-world Implementation of Predictive Analytics for Well Optimization
    • eLynx will share their vision and early results of using Predictive Analytics to optimize well operations.
    • Real-world examples will include failure prediction, production optimization, and LOE reduction … plus a unique opportunity for those interested in advancing oil field analytics.
    • Microsoft, an eLynx partner, will discuss their support for oil field innovation and how the Azure Cloud platform is empowering predictive analytics at scale.
    Stephen Jackson, President & CEO, Elynx Technologies
    Mark Everix, Central Region Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Corporation
    11:00-12:00
    IO/OT Convergence Panel
    • The 2017 Data Driven Production IO/OT Convergence panel of industry leaders and experts from Technology, Operations, and Oil Field Services companies will discuss the most exciting and innovative developments since 2016.
    • Where are we now? Take a look at how the industry has evolved in the last 12 months despite depressed oil prices.
    • Discover how companies are embracing and utilizing IT/OT convergence
    • Evaluate how service companies are meeting the market needs while maintaining data integrity and security?
    • How IoT and related technologies have the potential to transform the supply chain and produce bottom line results
    Chris Lenzsch, Intelligent Solutions Manager, Big Data and Analytics, Dell EMC
    Andy Flowers, Director Advanced Analytics, Marathon Oil
    Doug Johnson, CEO, Optimal Digital Strategies
    Brent Hodges, IoT Planning and Product Strategy, Dell
    12:00-12:30
    Production Engineering in the 4th Paradigm
    • Two years ago, Machine Learning, 4th Paradigm, and eScience were seldom discussed in O&G. Today, these topics and the role of data, data knowledge, artificial intelligence are topics found in planning, engineering, and improvement. The promises and pragmatic realities of the 4th Paradigm are explored in this presentation.
    Mark Reynolds, Solutions Architect, Southwestern Energy
    12:30-13:45
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    13:45-14.45
    The rise of the machines - predictive analytics and machine learning go live at Marathon operations
    • A unique live demonstration of cutting edge Operations & Production Surveillance dashboards.
    • Demonstrate increased daily production volumes through flumping, gas injection, reduced downtime, reduction in freezing events, well improvements and prioritized maintenance.
    • Hear how machine learning and predictive analytics can provide automation of gas lift freezing solutions and flumping, facility management for loss of compression, leak risk, paraffin build up, battery failure, metering issues and flare management.
    • Get the inside track on scalable architecture, the mixture of logic between Wonderware / HANA, and how to create user interface/dashboard that are customized to functional groups.
    Dusty Ratcliff, Marathon Oil
    Josh McCoy, Operations Control Centre Supervisor, Marathon Oil
    Stephen Coddou, Production Engineer, Marathon Oil
    Doug Johnson, Optimal Digital Services
    14:45-15:15
    Return to Production Management Panel Session
    • Discussion on the challenges and current thinking on the return to production management process.
    • How are companies connecting people, downtime and production to improve the return to production process?
    • What are opportunities for improvement in the well intervention process?
    • What is the potential value in improving the process?
    • What are some best practices/lessons learned in terms of the people, process & technology?
    Kandy Luktats, CEO, 3-GIG
    Jon Krome, Head of Operations, Maintenance and Improvement, BHP Billiton
    JoAnn Meyer, President, Previse Consulting
    William Williford, General Manager GOM Deepwater Business Unit, W&T Offshore
    15:15-15:45
    Discover asset insight from your data: How to turn data into value
    • Learn about the architecture required to support operational and asset performance data for visualization and analytics, with a proven solution.
    • Hear about how, regardless of the source, data can be contextualized and made available for analytics.
    • Witness a powerful view catered for reservoir management and production engineers to give them deep understanding of, and insight on, their assets.
    Ayman Almutawa, Principal Product Manager, Siemens
    15:45-16:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    16:15-16:45
    The secrets of oilfield productivity
    • Compare actual vs forecasted production to make informed asset management decisions.
    • Analyse monitoring data after well injection for greater visibility on production issues.
    • Utilize dashboards to create an interactive environment that drives production excellence.
    • Learn how to optimise your data collection processes.
    Binu Matthew, VP of Development, GE
    16:45-17:45
    Operator Analytics Panel
    • How are next-generation, real-time analytic platforms changing ways of thinking on data processing, acquisition infrastructure and analytics platforms?
    • How can data analytics improve asset tracking and optimize production while saving costs on equipment?
    • How can robust collaboration platforms create productive decision making environments?
    • What tools are in development for data collection and analysis?
    • What solutions are needed to fill the gaps in analytics?
    Andrew Nobbay, Director - O&G Financial Reporting & Analysis, Occidental Petroleum
    Scott Bateman, US Lower 48 Onshore - IT&S Infrastructure & Platforms Director, BP
    Yvonne Storlie, Senior Data Analyst, Hess
    Jim Crompton, Chairman, Reflections Data Consulting
    17:45-19:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

June 7th: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

June 6th: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • 07:00-08:15
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    08:15-08:30
    Welcome Speech & Introduction from the Chairman
    Dave Lafferty, President, Scientific Technical Services
    08:30-09:00
    Digitalisation in a world of functional specialisation
    • To drive performance and become competitive at any price, businesses need a highly effective operating model and a digital architecture/platform to enable horizontal insight and utilize modern technologies for more data driven decision-making.
    • A reality check: How to prepare your business when traditional operating models meet the digital world in a low oil price environment
    • Avoiding the digital bear trap: Takeaway key learnings from a digital journey
    Trond Ellefsen, Special Digital Strategy Advisor, Statoil
    09:00-09:30
    Corporate Digital Transformation
    • Managing the transformation from IT departments into business units and service providers
    • How you build the operational capabilities, what skill sets people need, what skill sets do you outsource compared to what skill sets do you build in house.
    • Aligning supply chains & building corporate wide capability.
    • What does a corporation need to achieve a digital transformation?
    Yuanbo Lin, Chief Data Scientist, Chevron
    09:30-10:00
    Use data to develop a 360-degree view of your E&P operations
    • Be a leader in digital transformation: Prepare for the new age of results driven, automated, real time remote operations to ensure your organization is ahead of the crowd in production efficiency levels.
    • Harness the power of big data analytics: Discover how data analytics is transforming production by making predictive maintenance, accurate forecasting and operational excellence a reality.
    • Learn how to establish a robust digital foundation connecting reservoir, drilling and production data streams.
    • Obtain a level of specificity in analysis and operations that will greatly improve organizational performance.
    Larry Kaufman, Director - Global Energy, Dell EMC
    10:00-10:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    10:30-11:00
    Real-world Implementation of Predictive Analytics for Well Optimization
    • eLynx will share their vision and early results of using Predictive Analytics to optimize well operations.
    • Real-world examples will include failure prediction, production optimization, and LOE reduction … plus a unique opportunity for those interested in advancing oil field analytics.
    • Microsoft, an eLynx partner, will discuss their support for oil field innovation and how the Azure Cloud platform is empowering predictive analytics at scale.
    Stephen Jackson, President & CEO, Elynx Technologies
    Mark Everix, Central Region Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Corporation
    11:00-12:00
    IO/OT Convergence Panel
    • The 2017 Data Driven Production IO/OT Convergence panel of industry leaders and experts from Technology, Operations, and Oil Field Services companies will discuss the most exciting and innovative developments since 2016.
    • Where are we now? Take a look at how the industry has evolved in the last 12 months despite depressed oil prices.
    • Discover how companies are embracing and utilizing IT/OT convergence
    • Evaluate how service companies are meeting the market needs while maintaining data integrity and security?
    • How IoT and related technologies have the potential to transform the supply chain and produce bottom line results
    Chris Lenzsch, Intelligent Solutions Manager, Big Data and Analytics, Dell EMC
    Andy Flowers, Director Advanced Analytics, Marathon Oil
    Doug Johnson, CEO, Optimal Digital Strategies
    Brent Hodges, IoT Planning and Product Strategy, Dell
    12:00-12:30
    Production Engineering in the 4th Paradigm
    • Two years ago, Machine Learning, 4th Paradigm, and eScience were seldom discussed in O&G. Today, these topics and the role of data, data knowledge, artificial intelligence are topics found in planning, engineering, and improvement. The promises and pragmatic realities of the 4th Paradigm are explored in this presentation.
    Mark Reynolds, Solutions Architect, Southwestern Energy
    12:30-13:45
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    13:45-14.45
    The rise of the machines - predictive analytics and machine learning go live at Marathon operations
    • A unique live demonstration of cutting edge Operations & Production Surveillance dashboards.
    • Demonstrate increased daily production volumes through flumping, gas injection, reduced downtime, reduction in freezing events, well improvements and prioritized maintenance.
    • Hear how machine learning and predictive analytics can provide automation of gas lift freezing solutions and flumping, facility management for loss of compression, leak risk, paraffin build up, battery failure, metering issues and flare management.
    • Get the inside track on scalable architecture, the mixture of logic between Wonderware / HANA, and how to create user interface/dashboard that are customized to functional groups.
    Dusty Ratcliff, Marathon Oil
    Josh McCoy, Operations Control Centre Supervisor, Marathon Oil
    Stephen Coddou, Production Engineer, Marathon Oil
    Doug Johnson, Optimal Digital Services
    14:45-15:15
    Return to Production Management Panel Session
    • Discussion on the challenges and current thinking on the return to production management process.
    • How are companies connecting people, downtime and production to improve the return to production process?
    • What are opportunities for improvement in the well intervention process?
    • What is the potential value in improving the process?
    • What are some best practices/lessons learned in terms of the people, process & technology?
    Kandy Luktats, CEO, 3-GIG
    Jon Krome, Head of Operations, Maintenance and Improvement, BHP Billiton
    JoAnn Meyer, President, Previse Consulting
    William Williford, General Manager GOM Deepwater Business Unit, W&T Offshore
    15:15-15:45
    Discover asset insight from your data: How to turn data into value
    • Learn about the architecture required to support operational and asset performance data for visualization and analytics, with a proven solution.
    • Hear about how, regardless of the source, data can be contextualized and made available for analytics.
    • Witness a powerful view catered for reservoir management and production engineers to give them deep understanding of, and insight on, their assets.
    Ayman Almutawa, Principal Product Manager, Siemens
    15:45-16:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    16:15-16:45
    The secrets of oilfield productivity
    • Compare actual vs forecasted production to make informed asset management decisions.
    • Analyse monitoring data after well injection for greater visibility on production issues.
    • Utilize dashboards to create an interactive environment that drives production excellence.
    • Learn how to optimise your data collection processes.
    Binu Matthew, VP of Development, GE
    16:45-17:45
    Operator Analytics Panel
    • How are next-generation, real-time analytic platforms changing ways of thinking on data processing, acquisition infrastructure and analytics platforms?
    • How can data analytics improve asset tracking and optimize production while saving costs on equipment?
    • How can robust collaboration platforms create productive decision making environments?
    • What tools are in development for data collection and analysis?
    • What solutions are needed to fill the gaps in analytics?
    Andrew Nobbay, Director - O&G Financial Reporting & Analysis, Occidental Petroleum
    Scott Bateman, US Lower 48 Onshore - IT&S Infrastructure & Platforms Director, BP
    Yvonne Storlie, Senior Data Analyst, Hess
    Jim Crompton, Chairman, Reflections Data Consulting
    17:45-19:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

June 7th: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Head of Upstream Intelligence
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Edward Cure

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Commercial Director
Upstream Intelligence
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+44 (0) 207 422 4306 (Global)
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Project Director
Upstream Intelligence
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+44 (0) 207 422 4313 (Global)
lvye@upstreamintel.com

Record Numbers Of Sponsors And Exhibitors Already Confirmed for 2017!

Platinum Sponsor

  • dell emc
  • e-lynx

Gold Sponsors

  • GE
  • siemens

Silver Sponsors

  • 3gig
  • mapR
  • Redhat

Bronze Sponsors

  • Infrastructure Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan-Lewis
  • Woodgroup

Exhibitors

  • Avanade
  • Halliburton
  • hitachi
  • Ioitium
  • Lavoro
  • Mobideo
  • WellAware
  • Wipro

Industry Partner

  • oil-and-gas-innovation