Industry Resources

Industry Resources 2018-04-25T06:09:07+00:00

INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Energistics, as the standards organization for data transfers in the upstream energy industry, also hosts a number of data standards that were not developed and are not curated within the realm of Energistics’ SIG activities.  The organizations, companies or informal groups that developed these standards saw the Energistics infrastructure as the optimal place to locate information and offer the possibility to download files.  Energistics is glad to make these standards available “as is” for the benefit of developers, data management experts and other professionals within the industry.

Energistics Standards

Standard Link
Web Services Interoperability Standards  Link
Recommended Practices for Core Analysis, February 1998 (RP40) PDF
Practical Well Log Standards ** v1 Executive Summary  HTML
Practical Well Log Standards v1 Release  HTML
Practical Well Log Standards v2 Release HTML
Recommended Practices for Exploration and Production Data Digital Interchange – Formerly API RP66 – version 2 RP66v2
Recommended Practices for Exploration and Production Data Digital Interchange – Formerly API RP66 – version 1  RP66v1
Energistics RP66 Organization Codes  Go to page

** New version in development

Hosted Standards

These standards have been provided by organizations other than Energistics

NDR Data Quality Guidelines    

This is an initiative of National Data Repository (NDR) Workgroup, donated to Energistics.  Click the link below to go to the “Standards Download” page, where the document can be downloaded after providing some basic information.  These guidelines are not specifications but were developed by consensus among the companies who participated and reviewed them in conjunction with three NDR conferences, 2012, 2014 and 2017.
You will find the NDR Data Quality Guidelines under the Available Third Party Materials tab at

Other standards:

Standard Link
Log Information Standard (LIS-79)  PDF
Standard Legend for Lithology (1995 donated by Shell)  PDF file