Hosted by: Organized by:
National Data Repository Work Group

The National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) is the entity responsible for establishing the National Data Center in Colombia. Through this institution, the Colombian Government was pleased to host the 7th National Data Repository Conference (NDR7).

The main objective of the event was to gather national and international experts who presented the state of the art of the policy of data repositories for oil industry management and geoscientific data in general, along with new technologies, standards and related advances. The presentations of every country were invited.

Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 18, 2006

12.00 – 18.00 Registration

19.00 Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

8.30 Welcome and Opening, Armando Zamora Reyes, ANH General Director

8.45 Service Industry

  • An NDR? For What?, Brice Bouffard, Schlumberger (PDF, 516 KB)

10.00 Standardization, Chairperson: Stewart Robinson, UK DTI

  • Bringing Functions of NDRs and Regulatory Bodies Closer Together, Stewart Robinson, UK DTI (PDF, 1.3 MB)
  • Information Standards: An Essential Enabler for Integrated Operations of the Digital Oilfield and Successful Realization of National Objectives, Alan Doniger, POSC (PPT, 4.2 MB)
  • John Redfern, Digital Earth (no slides)

14.00 Financing – Legal Issues – Business Model, Chairperson: Eleodoro Mayorga, World Bank

  • Presentation, Eleodoro Mayorga (PDF, 22KB)

16.00 Future Plans – New Directions – Integrating Other Disciplines, Chairperson: Mario Rosas, Mathesys

  • Presentation, Mario Rosas (PDF, 178 KB)

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

09.00 New Technologies, Chairperson: Trond Hanesand, Landmark

  • Considerations When Setting Up an NDC, Knut Bulow, Schlumberger (PDF, 208 KB)
  • A New Approach to Information Discovery, Perry Stokes, MetaCarta (PDF, 1.4 MB)
  • NDR Technology Development into the Future, Viv Harvey, Fugro Data Solutions (PDF, 1.0 MB)

14.00 Government Non-vendor, Chairperson: Ale Ganzeveld, TNO in The Netherlands

  • An NDR Case Study: PeruPetro Geochemical Database, Adoldo (Rick) Requejo, GSI (PDF, 2.4 MB)
  • DISKOS: Status for the Norwegian National Data Bank and Future Plans, Eric Toogood, NPD (PDF, 3.9 MB)
  • BDEP – Exploration & Production Databank of ANP (Brazil), Paulo Alexandre Souza da Silva (PDF, 130 KB)

16.00 Country Reports, Chairperson: Eric Toogood, NPD in Norway

  • Brazil (PPT, 1.8 MB)
  • Colombia (PDF, 280 KB)
  • Netherlands, Kennis voor zalen, TNO (PDF, 30 KB)
  • Norway, Eric Toogood, NPD (PDF 811 KB)
  • South Africa, Vijoen Storm, Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PDF, 1.1 MB)
  • United Kingdom, prepared by Malcolm FLeming, CDA, presented by Stewart Robinson (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Thursday, September 21, 2006

9.00 Summary by Tomas de la Calle, ANH and Chairperson.