Innovation Challenge

  • Updated on: 12 April 2017

The Young Professionals Section at Dhahran Geoscience Society (DGS) gladly announces the beginning of the second Innovation Challenge. This challenge is a three-month period program that encourages young professionals to become more proactive in the working environment through addressing real present-day conflicts within the oil and gas industry. At the end of the three months, team members will complete their work, present the solution and implementation methods in the closing ceremony, which will be in May, 2017 (TBA).

 

The challenges and teams assigned are as following:

 

 

Encourage YPs to read and share technical articles to keep up with recent technological advances.

Team 1

Ibrahim Al Onazy

Abrar Abbad

Robert Smith

Ernesto Sandoval Curiel

 

 

 Optimize YPs onboarding time (Geo-train program efficiency, workflows for transition between train program and department’s selection, toolkit to help new hires navigate and find data).

Team 2                                                       Team 3

Hassan Al-Ismail

 

Hani Al Zahrani

Ghaith Al Shaia

 

Aun Ghaithi

 

 

Ali Al Otain

 

 

Rayan Kanfar

 

Strategies for better engagement with senior professionals: Well-defined YP mentorship program, specific for each department.

 

Team 4

Ahmad Awami

Ali Al Sinan

Bassam Al Shammari

Hassan Alfaraj

 

 

Adjust existing counterintuitive workflows and procedures: Classify and sort incoming and existing departmental databases (i.e. shared folder, petrel projects, cores and seismic data).

 

Team 5                                                  Team 6

Maitham Abbad

 

Ahmed Bakhsh

Mohammed Hakami

 

Hatim Gazaz

Nidal Qadous

 

Sara Al Barrak

Abdullah Jaafari

 

 

 

 

Adjust existing counterintuitive workflows and procedures: Improve communication channels between service departments and proponents to provide desired products and proper feedback, vice versa. (i.e. platform to advertise recent technologies and offered services, and prevent unused products).

 

Team 7                                                       Team 8

Abdullah al abdrabalnabi

 

Zaid Musallam

Nasser Al-Subaie

 

Jose Johnson

Abdullah Qasem

 

Mohammed Arfaj

 

For any further information, please contact the DGS-YP officer Yara Garoot (Yara.Garoot@aramco.com)