Presentation of Optique platform at upcoming AAPG Conference in London in October 2017

Presentation of Optique platform at upcoming AAPG Conference in London in October 2017

SIRIUS workers will be presenting at a Special Session on on the Future of Oil and Gas E&P Technology at the AAPG/SEG International Exhibition and Conference in London on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Our paper is entitled “Practical Knowledge Representation for Data Access to Subsurface Data: The Achievements and Potential of Optique Platform” and describes the potential for the Optique platform to change the way we interact with subsurface data and databases.

The full programme for the session is as follows:

  • Keynote: How New Technologies are Changing the Oil and Gas Industry: John Peak, VP Subsurface Technical Centre, Upstream Technology, BP
  • Practical Knowledge Representation for Data Access to Subsurface Data: The Achievements and Potential of Optique Platform: David Cameron, Executive Manager, SIRIUS Centre, University of Oslo
  • The Virtuous Circle of Information Management in an Industry Focused on Efficiency: Glenn Mansfield, Director, Flare Solutions
  • Cognitive Computing in Oil & Gas: How AI Technologies Will Change the Way we Work: Ulisses Mello, Director, IBM Research Brazil
  • Probabilistic Seismic Reservoir Characterization: Patrick Connolly, Independent Consultant
  • Interactive Processing and Interpretation of Huge Pre-Stack Datasets Using In-Memory Supercomputers: Bill Shea, Chief Executive Officer, Sharp Reflections
  • Machine Learning and Property Modelling: Colin Daly, Advisor Reservoir Modelling, Schlumberger
  • Deep Learning in Integrated Geophysical and Geological Reservoir Models Using Structured and Unstructured Data: Kamal Hami-Eddine, Director of Data Science, Deep Learning, Paradigm
  • The Growing Role of Unmanned Vehicles and Robotics in the Oil Industry: Hisham Saadawi, SPE Technical Director Production & Facilities, Ringstone Petroleum
  • SAFARI – A Database of Virtual Outcrops and Reservoir Analogs: Prof. John Howell, Chair in Geology & Petroleum Geology, Aberdeen University