The Professional Petroleum Data Management Association (PPDM) is the not for profit, global society that enables the development of professional data managers, engages them in community, and endorses a collective body of knowledge for data management across the oil and gas industry.


The PPDM Association exists to create a global professional community of practice for those who manage oil and gas data and information as an essential asset using a collectively developed body of knowledge. In collaboration with the members, the PPDM Association delivers events, publications, professional development programs, and standards that support interoperability of people, processes, and data.