When Data Worlds Collide: E&P Content Management in the Digital Oilfield

Just as astronomers have discovered new planets, black holes and cosmic events in our celestial universe – the oil and gas industry has discovered the data that forms the center of their universe has expanded, exploded, and parts have even imploded. Data can now be considered content that takes various shapes and forms: paper, electronic, 2D, 3D and 4D models, documents, spreadsheets, web content, messaging, photographs, video, and sound. Statistically, this universe of data is not really helping companies to explore and produce on a new scale that is safer, more efficient and strategic. It is in fact a costly, time-consuming data management nightmare to access, use and trust data. So why is finding a trusted version of data as hazardous as navigating through an asteroid storm?�