Energistics is the leading upstream oil and gas industry's data standards body. We are a global, non-profit consortium established over 25 years ago to bring together industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative environment to develop and deploy open data exchange standards and to address oil and gas information sharing challenges. Our members consist of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, hardware and software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community.
For more information, visit our website at www.energistics.org.
Paul Maton -
Dr Paul Maton is a principal consultant for Energistics, the not for profit organization based in Houston which develops standards for data exchange in oil and gas, including PRODML for sharing production data, WITSML for sharing well data and RESQML for transfer of geological and reservoir models. Members include Baker Hughes, BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, ONGC, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger
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Ross Philo -
president and CEO
Ross Philo is President & CEO of Energistics where he leads the industry-sponsored consortium’s mission to define and deliver open data exchange standards that are developed collaboratively by member companies on behalf of the industry as a whole. Ross started his career as a Schlumberger field engineer and has 40 years’ experience in the upstream sector, including executive roles as CIO in a num
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Data formats within OSDU
It can be confusing that while OSDU is a standard data platform, it is not a standard data format, but makes use of standard data formats which already exist. Energistics' Jay Hollingsworth explained more.
07 Dec 2021
Energistics - using RESQML to move subsurface data
The RESQML data exchange standard makes it possible to move subsurface data from one software application to another, with no loss of data fidelity. This makes it possible for geoscientists to adopt much more complex workflows with multiple software applications made by different companies, says Ross Philo of Energistics.
02 Jul 2020
Energistics demo - moving subsurface data between clouds
Oil and gas standards organisation Energistics ran a live demonstration at a SEG event of moving subsurface data between five different software applications on Amazon and Google Cloud, showing how RESQML makes it possible.
09 Jul 2019
Energistics - how data standards help cut costs
In a business environment where companies are looking deep and hard for ways to cut costs, executives are more open to hearing about how data standards might be able to help, says Energistics CEO Ross Philo.
07 Jul 2017
Energistics focuses on user adoption with next generation
Energistics announced the highly anticipated next generation, coordinated release of its exploration and production (E&P) data standards: WITSML v2.0 (drilling), PRODML v2.0 (production), RESQML v2.1 (reservoir) in conjunction with the Energistics Transfer Protocol, ETP v1.1.
24 Feb 2017
Oil metadata standards - can it help us find stuff?
Energistics is developing a new industry standard for metadata. Will it help people in the industry to find stuff and make sure they don't miss anything important? We interviewed Energistics CTO Jay Hollingsworth.
17 Jan 2017