SOURCE: Energistics


July 01, 2013 09:00 ET

Energistics Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Jay Hollingsworth to Join Upstream Standards Consortium

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2013) - Energistics, the upstream oil and gas standards consortium, announced today that Jay Hollingsworth has joined Energistics as its Chief Technology Officer.

Hollingsworth brings with him more than twenty years of varied experience in the oil and gas industry. He is a recognized authority on design and deployment of master data management solutions for technical and mapping data. Mr. Hollingsworth's expertise includes a wide range of data architecture and database engineering capabilities as well as thorough knowledge of geosciences and engineering. He most recently serves as Industry Principal for Oracle's Oil and Gas Business Unit.

Commenting on his new position, Jay Hollingsworth said, "I am honored to join the Energistics team and feel my experience in the industry will help me to serve the standards community well. The development and promotion of open source standards is something I am passionate about and I look forward to getting to work with the Energistics Standards Community on continuing to advance the significant accomplishments of the last few years."

Prior to Oracle, Hollingsworth held positions with Seabed, Mobil Oil, Landmark Graphics and Schlumberger.

Jerry Hubbard, President and CEO of Energistics, said, "We are thrilled to have Jay join the Energistics team as Chief Technology Officer. Jay has been a long-time champion of Energistics' standards and prior to joining the organization has already made many important contributions. I am confident as CTO, Jay will play a significant role in the further uptake and adoption of standards for the upstream industry."

Energistics is a global, not-for-profit, membership organization that serves as the facilitator, custodian and advocate for the development and adoption of technical open data exchange standards in the upstream oil and gas industry. Uniquely designed to unite upstream industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative facilitation environment, Energistics membership consists of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community.

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