Open Subsurface Data Universe™ Forum

The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe™ Forum is developing a standard data platform for the oil and gas industry, which will reduce silos and put data at the center of the subsurface community.

The OSDU data platform will:

• Enable secure, reliable, global, and performant access to all subsurface and wells data
• Eliminate current data silos to enable transformational workflows
• Accelerate the deployment of emerging digital solutions for better decision-making
• Create an open, standards-based ecosystem that drives innovation

This will revolutionize the industry’s ability to deliver new capabilities and reduce implementation and lifecycle costs across the subsurface community

For further information, please download the latest OSDU brochure here.

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Introducing The Open Group Open Subsurface Data Universe™ Forum featuring Johan Krebbers with Shell

The Open Subsurface Data Universe™ (OSDU) Forum: A Game Changer for the Energy (Subsurface) Industry

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The OSDU Forum was launched in March 2019. We will be participating at a number of industry events over the next few months.

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