Innovation Agora


Is Data the New Oil?

Tuesday, March 12

11:35 am - 12:35 pm

For over a century, oil has been one of the most valuable commodities and helped to create the modern global economy. As companies find new ways to derive value from analyzing the data associated with finding, producing, processing, and marketing this commodity, it too is becoming a key resource and source of competitive advantage. What steps are companies taking to ensure ownership and access to the data generated by their assets, and what new opportunities are emerging from it?

Session Speakers
  • Carolyn Seto

    IHS Markit

    Director, Upstream Technology & Innovation

  • Hussein Shel

    Microsoft Corporation

    Azure Global, Principal Program Manager

  • Craig Hayman


    Chief Executive Officer

  • Colette Cohen

    The Oil and Gas Technology Centre

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Kentaro Kawamori

    Chesapeake Energy Corporation

    Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

  • David Mabee


    Innovation Manager