Digital Transformation – In Upstream G&G: Round Table Discussions

Opportunity for regulators, operators and service companies to come together to discuss their business drivers and journeys delivering digital transformation.

20 October - 25 November 2021

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The oil and gas industry is facing unprecedented change with the commitment to transition to net zero by 2050. It is therefore vital the industry maximise the value of the knowledge we have already gathered to enable efficient production of existing resources, optimise future exploration activity, and support new utilisation of existing assets to successfully deliver this goal. Digital transformation will be key to delivering this change by streamlining access to knowledge and sharing it effectively between explorers, regulators and service companies.

These round table event sessions will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to come together to discuss their business drivers and journeys delivering digital transformation.

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Session 1: Wednesday 20 October 2021 – 14.00-15.00 (Online) BST
Business Drivers
We will hear from contributors from oil companies including bp and the OGA. The focus of the session will be to understand why are organisations driving for change and what are the outcomes they are aiming for?

Session 2: Wednesday 10 November 2021 – 14.00-15.00 (Online) BST
Delivering Transformation
In the second session we will discuss how digital transformation is being delivered, with a focus on the technology being used, with contributors from OSDU, Ikon Science, AWS and Osokey, the provider of the new UK NDR.

Session 3: Thursday 25 November 2021 – 10.00-12.00 & 14.00-16.00 (In-Person) BST
Live Session and Showcase at PETEX 2021 – Business Design Centre, London
The online sessions will culminate with a face-to-face event at PETEX, starting with a round table discussion, and followed by a stand-up breakout session to provide an opportunity to discuss challenges and see solutions in action. To gain access to this valuable session, you will need to register for day-3 of PETEX – please visit the PETEX website and purchase a 1-day ticket.

Complimentary tickets for the online sessions are available to PESBG members only. If you are interested in becoming a member of PESGB please visit:


Programme & Speakers

The Why?
Wednesday 20 October (online)
Business Drivers: Why are organisations driving for change and what are the outcomes that are needed?

* Margarita Corzo – VP – Subsurface and Wells Digital Portfolio Delivery, Innovation and Engineering, bp
* John Seabourn – Chief Digital Officer, OGA
* Francis Cram – CEO, MapStand

The How?

Wednesday 10 November (online)
Delivering Change: How is the industry delivering the change that is required. From data foundations, enabling access to effective collaboration.

* Denis SaussusCEO, Ikon Science
* Ron ClymerDirector, OSDU / EPAM
* Joseph Nicholson – COO, Osokey (Osokey delivers Cloud-based solutions for your subsurface data)
Jeff Miers – Director, Amazon Web Services

Presentations and Live Technology Demonstrations at PETEX 2021
Thursday 25 November (in-person)
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A summary of the two virtual sessions in the event series including a keynote address in the morning. After lunch, a dedicated Digital Transformation area on the PETEX show floor will be open for all attendees to view the case studies and live demo sessions from these companies:

  • Cegal
  • Earth Science Analytics
  • Enverus
  • Ikon Science
  • ION
  • OGA / Osokey
  • Mapstand
  • Schlumberger


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This event will be delivered online.