“Andrew has provided high end data management consulting services to the Technical Data Management team in Nexen UK. The main projects worked included the upgrade to Landmark R5000 which was carried out ahead of schedule, on budget and with no impact to the business users in terms of downtime.
Andrew also provided excellent service delivery to business users where he was clearly seen as the expert to go to.”
Technical Data Management & GIS Team Lead, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd
“Andrew was hired specifically to assist with our Landmark R5000 migration, but also to provide assistance with other general technical data management activities.
He is professional and thorough and brought considerable expertise to the team: his contribution played a major part in the the successful R5000 migration project.”
Nick Hooper, Technical Services Manager, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd
Latitude Data Management Solutions Limited was established in 2011 by Andrew Smalley; an independent data management consultant based in Aberdeen, Scotland with twenty years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.
Andrew began his career in 1995 and has worked for various software & service companies and operators.
During his career with Landmark Graphics Andrew obtained five instructor level product certifications which included seismic data management and geodata management. In addition, Andrew became the first certified R5000 upgrade consultant in the United Kingdom.
Since 2011, Andrew has assisted clients such as Nexen, ConocoPhillips, TAQA, and Marathon Oil with the preparation
and migration of their OpenWorks, SeisWorks, and GeoProbe projects from the Landmark R2003 to R5000 release.
More recently Andrew has supported a number of BP regions around the globe (Aberdeen, Stavanger, Baku & Port of Spain) with the preparation for migration from OpenWorks R5000 to Petrel and Studio. Activities involved extensive data cleanup to ensure successful data migration to Studio and thorough QC post-migration to provide data quality assurance to business users.
Andrew has also authored technical documentation on the quality control of Petrel/Studio data environments and the configuration, execution and usage of Blueback Project Tracker to proactively monitor and manage Petrel project environments.