Standards Stuff

Energistics well completions/StimJob. OCG geoSparql, GML 3.3. PPDM seismic SIG. PODS and GTI. OGP guidelines for site survey & satnav. Oasis trusted identity and Energy Market data exchange.

Energistics’ PRODML work group is planning a well completions data object and is inviting participation from members and other interested parties—

Energistics has also announced a WITSML ‘Stimjob’ object in response to growing interest in hydraulic fracture data exchange—

The EU Committee for Standardization (CEN) is offering help to researchers working under the 7th Framework Program to integrate standards within their projects. Help comes in the form of advice, software tools and web resources—

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is inviting public comment on its GeoSPARQL candidate standard, a core RDF/OWL vocabulary for geospatial data and a set of geospatial query functions for SPARQL—

OGC is also seeking public comment on the candidate version 3.3 of its Geography Markup Language (GML). GML 3.3 includes schema components for 3D modeling with triangular meshes, linear referencing and more—

The Professional Petroleum Data Management association, PPDM, is inviting change requests from members in respect of the 3.8 release of its data model. The association is also inviting participation in a seismic implementation special interest group to improve integration between applications and PPDM installations—

The Pipeline Open Data Standard organization PODS has announced several new projects, including one to integrate the Gas Technology Institute’s gas distribution model (GDM) with the PODS standard. Cooperation with Energistics and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) is also planned—

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP) has issued new guidelines for conducting offshore drilling hazard site surveys. These describe oilfield good practice for conducting geophysical and hydrographic site surveys of proposed offshore drilling locations. The document also covers the use of exploration 3D seismic data to enhance, or to replace, acquisition of a site survey—

The OGP Geomatics committee has also announced the Seabed Survey Data Model, an industry standard for delivery and management of drill site data—

OGP has also released new guidelines for the use of global navigation satellite systems to position vessels, vehicles and other fixed and mobile E&P assets. The guidelines were prepared in collaboration with the International Marine Contractors

Nominations are now open for three seats on the OASIS Identity and Trusted Infrastructure (IDtrust) Member Section Steering Committee. IDtrust works to promote standards-based identity and trusted infrastructure technologies and best practices—

OASIS has also opened its Energy Market Information Exchange (EMIX) for public review. EMIX defines an information model and XML vocabulary for exchange of prices and product definitions for energy trading—

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