Maana to Map the Digitization of Oil and Gas at CERAWeek 2019

Pioneer in knowledge technology showcases its latest knowledge layer
technology for digital stacks

a pioneer of digital knowledge technology, will join the world’s energy
industry leaders at CERAWeek
2019 by IHS Markit
March 11 – 15 to discuss the digitization
opportunities in the oil and gas industry.

“We are excited to stand alongside pre-eminent industry leaders on the
world’s biggest energy stage,” said Maana co-founder and CEO, Babur
Ozden. “I look forward to our collaboration as we work together to
accelerate digitization across the energy value chain.”

During the conference Ozden will join leaders from Shell and Saudi
Aramco, among others, in an executive panel session, while the senior
leadership team participates in other educational sessions throughout
the conference.

Below are highlights from Maana’s presence at CERAWeek 2019:

  • Digital
    Transformation: Creating Value
    plenary session
    discussing the value that has been created thus far through
    digitization and where it will be created in the future. Executive
    panel will feature Babur Ozden, Maana CEO; David Hicks, IHS Markets
    Senior Vice President; Yuri Sebregts, Shell EVP Technology & CTO;
    Ahmad O. Al-Khowaiter, Saudi Aramco CTO; and Lal Karsanbhai, Emerson
    Executive President, Automation Solutions. Plenary sessions will be
    streamed live at CERAWeek
    Digital Hub
    . (Monday from 3:20 to 4:05pm)
  • What
    Does Digitization Really Mean
    lyceum session featuring Maana
    CEO, Babur Ozden. (Monday from 2:00 to 2:50pm)
  • A
    Knowledge Integration Perspective on Major Capital Projects and
    Agora Pod session in which Maana’s Director of
    Customer Solution, Javier Canon, will discuss how an oil & gas major
    leverages a ‘Digital Knowledge Layer’ to unlock high-value
    opportunities in Major Capital Projects and Operating Assets. (Tuesday
    from 9:30 – 10:00am)
  • AI-Driven
    Well Timelines for Well Optimization
    Agora Pod session in
    which Maana’s Director of Oil Field Digital Transformation, Jeff
    Dalgliesh, will discuss AI-driven formation of digital knowledge layer
    for well optimization. (Tuesday from 3:30 – 4:00pm)
  • Shipping Smarter: Using Digital Knowledge to Create New
    Opportunities in Transport & Logistics
    Agora Pod session in
    which Maana’s Head of Knowledge Architecture, Almir Alemic, will
    discuss how an O&G major is forming digital knowledge layer to better
    optimize shipment of global oil supply. (Wednesday from 3:00 to

Additionally, on the Tuesday morning of CERAWeek, Maana will announce a
strategic partnership with one of the world’s largest multinational
technology companies. Through this collaboration, the company will be
able to further accelerate its customer’s digital journey, allowing them
to answer enterprise-wide questions better and faster.

To learn more about Maana and their participation at CERAWeek 2019,

About Maana:

Maana organizes the world’s industrial data and human expertise into
digital knowledge to enable millions of experts to make better decisions
affecting global economy and human civilization. Using our Knowledge
Platform™ and its proprietary Computational Knowledge Graph™, Fortune
Global 500 industrial companies drive answers to operational questions
that direct the future. Operating internationally, Maana is a
privately-held company with offices in Menlo Park, California; Bellevue,
Washington; Houston; London; and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. To learn more
about Maana and our Knowledge Platform™, visit


Linda Madden

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