SMi Group's inaugural Big Data & Analytics for E&P conference continues to attract big-name speakers to tackle topical issues this July.
Ian Main, Professor, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh will be talking 'Recovery Analytics- Data Driven Insights into Reservoir Behaviour' on the first day of the conference. Ian commented: "The advent of big data, and the development of analytic and computational tools in data science to handle it, is opening a new frontier in understanding and forecasting the behaviour of complex natural and engineered systems. This opens up the possibility of developing disruptive technologies in hydrocarbon exploration and production, including real-time monitoring and data processing and new analytics for optimising recovery."
The two-day conference focusing on analytics for upstream exploration and production will feature 16 leading speakers to include:
• Troy Christensen, E&P Backbone Data Director, Top 5 integrated Energy Company
• David Richardson, Senior Business Development Executive, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
• Nils Sandsmark, General Manager, POSC Caesar Association
• Jess Kozman, Regional Manager, E&P Applications - Information, Mubadala Petroleum
• Mathew Smith, Principle Consultant, fieldcloud
• Jill Lewis, Managing Director, Troika International
• David Hughes, Head of Analytics UK & Ireland, Marsh
Two post-conference workshops taking place on Tuesday 8th July 2014 will cover:
A: Empowering the E&P ecosystem hosted by fieldcloud
B: Big Data & Analytics for E&P- an interactive workshop hosted by Troika
Full event information can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk/energy/uk/conference/Big-Data-Analytics-for-EP or early-bird places can be booked from on Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 20 7827 6156
Notes to editor
Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event, please contact Alia Malick on +44(0) 20 7827 6168.
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