Data Management

  1. For a complete reference on Data Management applicable to all domains, see DAMA International( is a global association dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of data management.


  1.  WITSML – Wellsite Information Transfer Standard Markup Language( ). It is basically a XML definition to promote the exchange of well data between operators and service companies. In this way two or more companies can send and receive data from each other, even if their databases have different structures.


  1. PPDM Association ( PPDM is a global, not-for-profit organization within the petroleum industry,designed to promote professional petroleum data management through the development and dissemination of best practice, standards, and educational programs.