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PETRONAS was incorporated on 17 August 1974 as the national oil company of Malaysia, vested with the entire ownership and control of the petroleum resources in the country. It has since grown from merely being the manager and regulator of Malaysia's upstream sector into a fully integrated oil and gas corporation, ranked among the FORTUNE Global 500® largest corporations in the world.

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Chew Wei Liang - Manager, Surface Operations, Group Technical Data
Wei Liang is currently an Executive in Technical Assurance, Group Technical Data in PETRONAS. He is responsible for Data Architecture for PETRONAS Upstream Business.

Prior to joining PETRONAS in 2014, he worked in the telecommunication sector for 9 years in the field of Subscriber Data Management (SDM) and Operation Support System (OSS). He specialised in high performance in-memory direc
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Michelle Lim - DISA (Digital Innovation, Strategy & Architecture)
Michelle is the lead for Advanced Systems in Digital Innovation, Strategy & Architecture at PETRONAS. She specializes in helping businesses become successful through the strategic and innovative use of digital technologies. Her focus areas include IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Knowledge Management, Drones and Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality. She is also serving as the lead for t
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Alan Teng - Head, Digital Innovation, Strategy & Architecture

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Emad A. Elsebakhi - Head Data Science, PRSB (PD&T-GR&T-FOF)
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PETRONAS Latest News

Targeting 'dark data'
PETRONAS is exploring automated tools of working through 'dark data'.
30 Jun 2017

Data professionals working alongside engineers
Instead of having a field development team do all the data preparation work themselves, you could have the field development team work together with data management specialists and get it done much faster. Chew Wei Liang from PETRONAS explained how it is done.
30 Jun 2017

Petronas - strategies for improving data
How can oil companies try to reduce the amount of time oil company staff feel they need to spend checking data? PETRONAS is developing strategies to try to fix it.
17 May 2017

Improving offshore data management by PETRONAS
PETRONAS has a major project to data management of its offshore assets - starting with a comprehensive laser scanning program of brownfield assets
26 Feb 2015

Achieving E&P data quality
The pathway to high quality E&P data is to work out what data you need, work out how to get there, and then check what you have, says Philip Lesslar of PETRONAS
26 Feb 2015

Integrated Operations at PETRONAS
How PETRONAS is gradually implementing Integrated Operations across its fields
17 Apr 2014

How PETRONAS improves data quality
PETRONAS has initiatives to improve the quality and completeness of its subsurface data - and make sure other oil companies active in Malaysia also do the same
04 Apr 2014

Petrofac signs 120m USD agreement with Petronas
Petrofac has signed a US$120m agreement with PETRONAS, the Malaysian National Oil Company, for the operation and management of two high-specification training facilities that Petrofac is building to support PETRONAS'' workforce capability enhancement programme.
19 Sep 2013


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