There are more options than ever before for databases, applications, storage and compute to solve the data challenges faced by the energy industry, yet after 30 years, we are still being told that “60% of our time” is spent finding and organizing data for geoscientists. Why is this? How can we move past the initial step of data gathering to real digital transformation that takes full advantage of the growing field of data science?
Shawn New, Principal Consultant for Katalyst in the US, will provide a quick look at the history of energy data management, discuss organizational challenges to data strategy and the current reality of data as an asset, and share ideas on how to deliver measurable results for your data management projects.
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Meet the Presenter
Shawn New is Principal Consultant for Katalyst Data Management, responsible for implementation and growth of their U.S. consulting practice. He has 24 years’ experience as a Data Management Professional for Marathon, Shell, Chevron, Maersk, BHP, and BP, in roles of increasing complexity from individual contributor to building and leading experienced teams and developing corporate data strategy. His work history includes projects to streamline data operations, improve data quality, build and integrate subsurface data systems of record, and design geoscience technical computing environments.
Shawn achieved his CPDA certification in June of 2018, and is a former member of the PPDM Certification Committee. He has been an Advisory Board Member for the Petroleum Network Education Conference (PNEC) since 2017 and served as 2019 Conference Chair.
Shawn serves as current Chair of the SEG Technical Standards Committee. He believes in the application of sound but practical data governance, standards and processes coupled with the right technologies to meet the needs of data consumers.
In his spare time, Shawn enjoys composing, performing and recording music, attending concerts and record hunting, traveling with his wife Jennifer, and spending as much time as possible with their 2 adult children Christian and Alaina.
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