In order to successfully complete the examination and maintain the CPDA designation, Candidates should have a minimum five (5) years of oil and gas data management experience. Applicants may come from a variety of backgrounds (e.g. technical, analytical, numerical, or scientific background).
Candidates are expected to review the certification handbook.
Candidates are required to submit a minimum of two (2) to a maximum of five (5) professional references, who can verify their work experience as it relates to petroleum data analysis.