The Benefits Gained & Lessons Learned from a Reserves Management System Deployment

Deploying a new Reserves Management System is a daunting task. In this webinar, you will learn how a large Australian O&G company replaced their Reserve Management system with Aucerna Reserves. Kevin Rooney, Sr. Solution Architect at Aucerna will discuss the similarities and differences that exist in Reserve Management Systems across the world. You might be surprised to learn that Reserves Management requirements have more in common than you might have thought.

Anton Van Rensburg, Reserves Administrator at a large Australian O&G company will then discuss the challenges they faced with their incumbent Reserves Management system.  He will then touch on the expected benefits from the new system at the project start and discuss the system that was deployed.  Finally, Anton and Kevin will share with the actual benefits obtained from the new system and important lessons learned during the migration.

What will you learn?

  • A comparison of the requirements of Reserves Management systems across the world
  • The commonalities and differences of these requirements
  • The do’s and don’ts when migrating your Reserves Management system
  • Benefits obtained from using the world-leading Reserves Management software

North America

Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

3:00 PM MDT | 4:00 PM CDT


Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

11:00 AM AEST | 9:00 AM SGT

About the Presenters:

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Kevin Rooney

Senior Solution Architect

Kevin is a Senior Solution Architect specializing in Reserves Management Systems and is based out of Aucerna’s Calgary office. Over the past 25 years, he has held several different roles in the development and implementation of Reserve Management Systems that are in use all over the world by super majors down to small-medium companies. Currently, Kevin works with clients to improve and implement client reserve reconciliation and reporting workflows. Prior to the switch to working in the oil and gas software world, he was an Exploitation Engineer for an oil and gas producer for 8 years. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

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Anton Van Rensburg

Reserves Administrator
Large Australian O&G Company

Anton Van Rensburg is currently in the role of Reserves Administrator for the corporate reserves database of a large Australian Oil and Gas company. He is responsible for maintaining the repository of reserves and contingent resources volumes, ensuring data integrity, and using the approved numbers to meet statutory and regulatory reporting requirements to governments, the ACCC, and the ASX. After 15 years in the IT industry, Anton joined said Adelaide company as a data analyst in the Procurement Department. In January of 2011, he made the move into the Reserves Team. Anton has a degree in Information Systems and Technology and a National Certificate in Business. In his spare time, he is an international touch football referee.

What's coming up next in Aucerna Connects?

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