Upcoming CPDA™ Exams

November 4, 2020

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March 3, 2021

January 20, 2021
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June 2, 2021

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November 3, 2021

September 22, 2021
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Join the growing number of CPDA’s around the world as they demonstrate their skills and expertise in petroleum data management. Considering earning your CPDA™ but want to learn more? This page contains a variety of resources for candidates including helpful links to articles about the CPDA™ program, our Certification Handbook, as well as application details. For questions, contact certification@ppdm.org.

Certified Petroleum Data Analyst

In order to meet the petroleum industry’s need for recognition of the unique competencies of data management professionals, PPDM Association has established the global Certified Petroleum Data Analyst (CPDATM) certification exam. 

The CPDATM designation is a globally recognized achievement, unique to the petroleum data management industry. Certification demonstrates to employers, clients, and colleagues that a CPDATM professional possesses data management knowledge, experience, and skills to navigate the unique challenges of data management specific to the exploration & production industry.