The Management of Oil Industry Exploration & Production Data

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1 Introduction 12 Physical data
2 Value of data 13 Documents
3 Subsurface data 14 Auditing
4 Current practice 15 Quality
5 DMBoK 16 Other elements
6 Governance 17 Assessing
7 Architecture 18 Glossary
8 Development 19 Figures
9 Operations 20 Bibliography
10 Security 21 Index
11 Corporate data 22 Further info
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1 Introduction

The first chapter of the book provides an overview of the whole topic. It describes how crucial the effective management of data is to the success of all oil companies and then touches on the techniques and resources that help the practitioner deliver it.

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The complete contents of the introduction are available as part of the sample download.  
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This chapter does not contain any figures, however there is a file that contains the first picture (showing "the subsurface" with a seismic wave).  

New Material

Since the book was written we have identified a number of new items that help illuminate the material in Chapter 1:

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New Item 1.4
Are you spending too little on data?
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There are many ways to understand and improve complex systems, knowing what they are helps
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What are the things a data manager in the oil industry should know?
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What are data, information and knowledge?

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