PNEC Petroleum Data Management Conference and Exhibition Announces 2015 Cornerstone and Star of Conference Award Recipients

May 21, 2015, 19:09 ET from PennWell Corporation

HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 19th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management announces three 2015 Phillip C. Crouse Cornerstone Award recipients: Pam Koscinski, Consultant, PPDM; Janet Hicks, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing – Information Management, Halliburton-Landmark; and Matthias Martung, Director, Vice President Technical Data, Shell. The award recognizes distinguished contributions in the application of technical data and information principles, and outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of upstream petroleum data and information management as a profession and a craft.  The Cornerstone Award was initiated in 2006 for the 10th anniversary of the conference. John Buckley, Information Analyst, Shell Oil – Upstream, USA was awarded the Star of Conference Award, which recognizes an outstanding delegate based on their insightful input and direction in the on-site conference discussions. This award was determined by former recipients while at the event.

The 19th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management took place in Houston, Texas from May 19-21, 2015 at the Marriott Westchase Hotel and attracted more than 600 oil and gas industry professionals from 27 countries. The event featured the largest-to-date exhibit hall of more than 5,500 square feet and 52 exhibitors.

The annual event was a power-packed two and a half days of technical program featuring in-depth technical presentations and full e-Proceedings on topics important to all involved in E&P data and information management. Speakers from around the globe shared real-world issues, best practices, developments, and cross discipline advances that addressed ever expanding and complex data demands in today's oil and gas industry. 

"The 19th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management provided an excellent opportunity to hear what international oil companies, national oil companies and independents are doing to maximize their return on assets during the difficult oil price situation," said Mark Peters, Offshore Group Publisher and Vice President. "During two and a half days of conference sessions and a concurrently running exhibition hall, attendees had the opportunity to network with each other, ask questions, share knowledge, and compare best practices and lessons learned for a specialized and important discipline in oil and gas industry."

The 20th International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management will be held in Houston, Texas from May 17-19, 2016 at the Houston Marriott Westchase Hotel. Details on the 2016 event can be found by visiting Attendees can register online at or on-site in Houston, Texas, USA.

Founded in 1910 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries:  Oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, optoelectronics, fiber-optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, public safety, and dental.  PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services.  In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma and significant presence in Houston, Texas to serve the global oil and gas industry, the Company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; London, England; San Diego and Mountain View, California; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow, Russia; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Hong Kong, China.



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