Speaker "Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy" Details Back



Predictive Analytics -  The Need of current times for Oil and Gas Industry


Oil and Gas industry has been known as the industry with significant volume and variety of data. The industry also relies significantly on first principles, scientific approaches and tacit knowledge. However, with the decline of oil prices, the challenge is to produce more oil per dollar invested. Data-driven approaches have proven their value creating in surfacing hidden inefficiencies in many industries, their processes and their approaches. The predictive data-driven analytics requires a paradigm shift for the industry. The talk will present some insights into these approaches.


Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy is recognized as the first Chief Data Scientist of the oil and gas industry. Dr. Priyadarshy is a pioneer in the fields of Data Science, Big Data and Emerging Technologies. He is also a Member of the Mauritius Artificial Intelligence Council, Republic of Mauritius. His work or profile has appeared in many places including Chemical and Engineering News, The Scientist, Silicon India, Oil Review Middle East, Petroleum Review, Rigzone, Forbes, among others. He is an author/co-author of over 35+ research papers, numerous patents, book chapters and expert opinion articles in magazines like Science. He is the recipient of many industry accolades, and he is one of the most sought out invited speakers in areas of Emerging Technologies, Quantum mechanics, Cyber security and Blockchain, Big Data, Digital Transformation, among others. The Society for Petroleum Engineers named him as the 2021-2022 SPE Distinguished Lecturer. He is currently associated as an adjunct/visiting faculty at a few universities and institutes in USA and India. Dr. Priyadarshy is also on the advisory board of a few emerging entrepreneurial companies. He earned his PhD in Quantum/Theoretical Chemistry from IIT Bombay and an MBA from Virginia Tech.