HOUSTON – Two technology solutions experts at Landmark, a Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) business, have been elected to serve as board members for prominent industry associations.
Shashank Panchangam, senior industry solutions advisor, was elected to the board of the Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association at its 2016 Calgary Data Management Symposium. His term of service will allow him to provide leadership and guidance to the association for the next two years.
PPDM is a global, not-for-profit society within the petroleum industry. It provides leadership for the professionalization of petroleum data management through the development and dissemination of best practices, education programs, certification programs and professional development opportunities. PPDM has represented and supported the needs of operating companies, regulators, software vendors, consulting companies and management professionals around the world.
Duane Moonsammy, region services manager, was elected to the board of Petroleum Network Education Conferences (PNEC). As a board member, he serves as an advisor to better prepare data management professionals and drive collaborative efforts to enhance the professional association.
For more than two decades, PNEC has examined best practices, real world cases and solutions involving petroleum data and information management across the E&P enterprise. The conference facilitates professional discussions targeting today's complex data systems integration and management.
"Landmark is strategically committed to openness and our participation in PPDM and PNEC at the board level demonstrates the industry's recognition of our influence and commitment to open-system, industry standards bodies," said Chandra Yeleshwarapu, Landmark's director of R&D and head of Global Services. Yeleshwarapu is on the board of directors at Energistics, a global non-profit organization that manages and facilitates open data processes in the oil and gas industry.
Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With over 50,000 employees representing 140 nationalities, and operations in approximately 70 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, to well construction, completion and production optimization. Visit the company's website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.