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Welcome to Katalyst’s Digitize the World Tour page. For months, we’ve discussed the value of digital transformation for E&P companies. Now, we’re bringing this message on a global tour. We’re presenting and exhibiting at the industries’ biggest trade shows and conferences. At each event, we’ll show how companies transition from the start of digital transformation to the end value. If you miss the conference, check this page for show summaries and takeaways.

The Digitize the World Tour is coming to a city near you (virtually!) – see upcoming events below.

Digitize the World Tour | Digital Transformation

Upcoming Events

PPDM September Forum, Sep 29-Oct 1
The 2020 PPDM Data Management Forums were introduced in July 2020 as a way to bring the data management community together virtually for educational and informative sessions. Focused on a variety of themes, these half day forums will highlight interesting themes in the industry.

SEG 2020 Virtual, Oct 11-16
The Society for Exploration Geophysics (SEG) is celebrating its 90th year with its first virtual annual meeting. SEG 2020 brings geoscience professionals together for the latest in artificial intelligence, machine learning, seismic data acquisition and processing.  Katalyst will have a virtual booth during the event.

PNEC Houston, Nov 10-11
The 24th annual PNEC (Petroleum Network Education Conference) Conference and Exhibition is a two-day event that offers a technical program where participants learn from real-world case studies that reinforce standards and best practices in relation to data management, infrastructure, and technology.

PPDM Virtual Data Management Forum, September 29 – October 1

The PPDM Data Management Forum is focused on a variety of themes, with half day sessions highlighting interesting topics in the seismic and well data management industry.  Katalyst presented talks on master data management and cloud considerations, and helped facilitate the OSDU panel.

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GeoConvention 2020 Virtual, September 21-23

GeoConvention is an annual convention and exhibit produced by geoscience societies in Canada. We are excited to have two papers accepted at this year’s virtual event, “The Canadian Well Identifier, not your Daddy’s UWI” and “Domain Master Data Management – What’s in it for me?

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PPDM Virtual Expo, March 31 – April 1

The Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association held their first virtual expo on March 31 – April 1.  Over 300 registrants enjoyed live presentations on a variety of virtual stages.  Topics ranged from digital transformation and data management to the current challenges we face as an industry. Our own Richard Davis, SVP & CIO, participated in a virtual panel discussion “Open Standards – How Many Cooks in the Kitchen?”

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Africa Oil Week, Cape Town, November 4-8

Many oil and gas companies around the world are just beginning the digital transformation journey for their subsurface data volumes. Katalyst Data Management was pleased to be able to exhibit at Africa Oil Week 2019 to get some insight and help support the growth and success of the upstream oil and gas sector in this region.

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APGCE Kuala Lumpur, October 29-30

The theme for this year’s Asia Petroleum Geoscience Conference and Exhibition (APGCE) was “Fresh Ideas. New Frontiers.”  The digital transformation of oil and gas data management is a new frontier for many players in the upstream sector, and we are excited to be at the forefront of the process with five global data centres ready to begin the journey with subsurface data management.

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SEG San Antonio, September 15-18
The 2019 annual conference for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists in San Antonio, Texas was filled with the buzz of machine learning, artificial intelligence and everyone wanting to share their stories and insights on this exciting new era for E&P data. Katalyst was excited to be there to help companies begin their digital transformation journey with sure data management practices. For guidance on your path to subsurface digitalization, please use the online form to contact us.

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AEGC Perth, September 2-5
The 2019 Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference was jointly hosted by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG), Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG), and Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA). The theme for the 2019 conference was “Data to Discovery.” Katalyst was excited to be there to help companies continue their digital transformation journey for their E&P data. For guidance on your subsurface data digitalization journey, please use the online form to contact us.

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Digitize the World Tour - EAGE

EAGE London, June 3-6
The 81st Annual EAGE Conference & Exhibition had over 5,500 participants and 268 exhibitors. Digital transformation for E&P data was a hot topic, and we were excited to use this show as an opportunity to launch our Digitize the World Tour. To learn more about Digital Transformation and our consulting services to guide your company through the “paper to digits” transition, please use the online form to contact us.

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Katalyst - PNEC

PNEC Houston, May 21-22
Digital transformation was a popular topic, with many operators showcasing their success stories and struggles with going digital for their subsurface data volumes. We were honored to have a few clients speak about how Katalyst and iGlass have been instrumental in navigating the challenges of subsurface data management and the digital transformation. The show was a great opportunity to catch up with our clients and we look forward to see what develops next year.

For additional information, PNEC proceedings can be found here.

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Katalyst - GeoConvention

GeoConvention Calgary, May 13-15
GeoConvention 2019 brought local and international insights into efficient energy exploration and production. This year, the technical discussion centered on new technological tools and advancements, advancing understanding of unconventional plays, managing risk of unconventional development and more. Katalyst’s Calgary team was in attendance, discussing the challenges and opportunities for the Calgary energy industry.

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Digitize the World Tour - SEAPEX

SEAPEX SEC Singapore, April 3-5
The SEAPEX Exploration Conference is a biennial event for upstream oil and gas industry professionals and investors in the Asia-Pacific region. The 2019 conference featured nearly 35 presentations from exhibitors throughout Asia-Pacific.

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Digitize the World Tour - NAPE

NAPE Summit Houston, February 14-15
Katalyst once again participated in one of the largest oil and gas prospect expos in North America – the 2019 NAPE Summit in Houston, February 14-15, 2019. This year’s Summit drew 12,360 oil and gas professionals, including Katalyst teams from our US and Canada regions. Director of SeismicZone.com Trish Mulder was on hand to demo the online marketplace for seismic data, showing booth visitors what’s available on the e-brokerage website.

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Latest News and Updates

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