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Access Sciences is Proud to Sponsor the Microsoft Global Energy Forum

Access Sciences is proud to sponsor the Microsoft Global Energy Forum.  The 12th annual event will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, Texas.  

As a platinum sponsor, Access Sciences is excited to present one of the premier breakout sessions of the one-day event.  "Let it Flow!  How ExxonMobil Accelerated Asset-Based Business Insights from Exploration to Development and Production" will be presented by Mark Snyder, Information & Knowledge Management Supervisor for ExxonMobil Development Company.

Access Sciences will also have demonstrations of its solutions and services on display in booth #413 in the expo hall.  

The Microsoft Global Energy Forum provides business leaders in the energy industry a full day of thought-leadership and networking.  Now in its 12th year, this is the event for energy professionals in both business operations and technology roles to learn about the newest technologies available and exchange ideas and insights.

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Customer Keynote:

Al Walker

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation


Luncheon Keynote:

Rick Perry

Governor of Texas (2000-2015)



Microsoft Keynotes:

Joseph Sirosh

CVP, Machine Learning



Jerome Stewart

Director of Business Strategy, Digital Crimes Unit



Confirmed forum breakout sessions include the following*:


Implementing the Digital Oilfield in Africa:  Enabling Success in Upstream

Speaker: Damian Peloghitis, Chief Architect of Upstream Workflow Transformation (UWT)

Sponsored by:  Accenture

ExxonMobil Development Company

Let it Flow! How ExxonMobil Accelerated Asset-Based Business Insights from Exploration to Development to Production

Speaker:  Mark Snyder, Information & Knowledge Management Supervisor

Sponsored by:  Access Sciences

McDermott International Inc.

Mobile Project Performance - Data Exploration and Visualization on Any Device

Speaker:  Maurice Tayeh, VP & CIO

Sponsored by:  Infosys

Marathon Petroleum Company

Managing Business Content Across the Enterprise

Speaker:  Thomas O. McCormick, IT Consultant

Sponsored by:  OpenText

Hess Corporation

Modern Oilfield Applications - Built and Deployed without Custom Development

Speaker:  Janet Clark, Specialist - Operations Systems

Sponsored by:  mcaConnect, LLC & Microsoft Dynamics


Democratizing Access to Science - Reservoir Simulation in the Cloud

Speaker:  Arun Narayanan - Cloud, Content, & Big Data Business Manager, Schlumberger

Sponsored by:  Microsoft Azure High Performance Computing


Building Business Intelligence in Pipeline Operations

Speaker:  Christine Frazier-Hollins, Operations Engineer

Sponsored by:  OSIsoft

Devon Energy

Transforming our Drilling Business Through Project Portfolio Management

Speaker:  Mike Dickey, PMO Manager

Sponsored by:  UMT & Microsoft Project

Marathon Petroleum Company

Connecting People with Information and Expertise

Speaker:  Parminder Sandhu, Manager, Information Management, Marathon Petroleum Company

Sponsored by:  Gimmal

Noble Energy

Fireside Chat:  Becoming a Data Driven Organization Through Big Data and Advanced Analytics

Speaker:  Frank Besch, Director of Business Integration

Sponsored by:  Hortonworks

Tundra Oil & Gas

Realizing Value Through  Mobile Data Capture

Speaker:  Kent Smith, Director of IT

Sponsored by:  CGI

Jones Energy, Inc.

From Data Distrust to Data Zen:  Making the Move to Hybrid Cloud for Acquisition and Resource Planning

Speaker:  Ryan O'Dea, IT Manager

Sponsored by:  Entrance Software

*additional sessions are still being added.

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