Katalyst Data Management was pleased to host an office tour and iGlass demo for the Pay It Forward Networking Program, an organization dedicated to help professionals in job transition. The event took place at our Houston office on Tuesday, June 21, 2017 and had 18 oil and gas professionals in attendance.
At the event, guests participated in an office tour of our Houston facility and learned more about the company and its operations. President and CEO Steve Darnell provided an overview of the company, VP of North America Operations Jennifer Broadbent introduced iGlass and our Indexing & QC Manager Brian Hribek provided the facility tour. Afterwards, participants enjoyed a networking reception and the chance to learn more about opportunities in subsurface data management.
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Complete seismic & well data life cycle management at EAGE #515
We were pleased to exhibit once again at the 79th Annual European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Annual Meeting in Paris, France. Katalyst was at booth #515 featuring the latest updates on the new domains supported by iGlass, such as the recent announcement of our first major well data project.
Our EAME business development team of Angus Craig, David Norburn and Tim Miles were on hand to answer questions about our full service iGlass subsurface data management center located near London. In addition, Patrick Meroney, Director of Geological Solutions, demonstrated our data management solutions for interpretation project archives ProjectDataStor.
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HOUSTON (May 31, 2017) Katalyst Data Management announced today that it has signed its first major well data project. The well data project is essentially a “paper to digits” project involving the scanning and classification of physical well files associated with over 20,000 wells in the US Lower 48. This marks the first major well data project for Katalyst, who began providing geological data management solutions in 2016 after nearly thirty years focusing primarily on seismic data management.
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Asia-Pacific publication features new option for seismic data resale recently launched by Katalyst Data Management
Proprietary owners of seismic data now have a new option for marketing their global 2D and 3D data on their very own SeismicZone.com map, Katalyst Data Management recently announced. This customized map can then be used on the data owner’s company website to market their data to their users around the world.
The story was picked up by the Australia-based Energy News Bulletin publication as this is implies a major paradigm shift for seismic data licensing across the globe. To see the article on the Energy News Bulletin website, click here.
The e-commerce site SeismicZone was launched in 2013 and is open to all data owners who have proprietary 2D and 3D seismic available for license. Their data is visible on the SeismicZone map along with all of the other data available from other companies. Now owners have the option to have their own customized map created with a custom URL, where only their data is visible.
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New opportunity for seismic data owners to increase funds through licensed sales
SeismicZone.com online data marketplace launched its first microsite for seismic data owners to market their proprietary data from their own corporate website. Seismic data owners can visually showcase their data libraries on interactive maps specific to their proprietary data, a new option for the resale market.
As companies seek ways to be efficient within constrained budgets, more data owners and purchasers are beginning to adopt the process of online transactions over traditional methods for marketing seismic data. Quality inspection and many of the other aspects of a data purchase can easily be handled via e-commerce, a major paradigm shift for the seismic data resale market.
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The 21st annual International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management is three days of technical program featuring presentations on E&P data and information management. The conference, known simply as “PNEC” consists of attendees and exhibitors addressing issues, challenges and best practices for oil and gas data management programs.
Katalyst Data Management is looking forward to exhibiting once again and will be featuring solutions for full life cycle subsurface data management at booth #412 in the exhibit ballroom.
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Director of Research and Development Debasis Chatterjee and Chief Architect of Software Development Corey Puffalt jointly presented at the 2017 Blue Marble User Conference on Thursday, March 23 at the University of Calgary. The event had 75-100 geospatial professionals in attendance, representing a wide variety of industry sectors, government departments, and academic institutions that utilize Blue Marble’s geospatial tools.
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Contributed by Guy Holmes, written for the recently published Volume 4, Issue 1 of the PPDM Foundations Journal for 1Q2017.
The technologies that are changing the IT landscape around us often take time to get traction in the oil sector. Sometimes it appears we, as an industry, are so heavily invested in yesterday, that tomorrow is too much to think about. But sometimes revolution does not start within the disquiet, rather it starts next door and spreads into the open arms of disquiet as though it had been waiting for it all the time.
Some ground breaking disruptive technologies that are appearing on the landscape within an array of other industries will at some point seek to pass on their benefits in the oil sector. How long it takes to adopt them is up to us.
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Katalyst Data Management is excited to present a webinar series focusing on data ownership best practices and how to get the most value out of your seismic data.
The webinar series entitled “Entitlement Essentials” covers some critical information for seismic data owners to consider when it comes to the ownership rights of their data and best practices to maximize data value. These practices can open up the door for opportunities such as license sales, divestitures/dispositions and joint ventures.
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We’re excited to once again be exhibiting at the annual NAPE Summit on February 15 – 17 in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Last year’s show had over 11,300 participants, including 700 exhibitors and 400 prospects across 35 countries.
Stop by Katalyst booth #2660 this to learn more about recent enhancements to the SeismicZone online marketplace, including improved query features and records management tools.
To schedule a live demo at the show, please contact us.
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