Data Analytics:
Untapped Energy DUC Datathon

Location: Zoom

SPE Member: 
$40, SPE Student Member: $10
SPE Member Unemployed:
$10, Non- Member: $50

**If you do not have an account on our registration website please create a free account when asked to login, no membership required**

Dates & Times:

Tuesday June 30th:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Virtual Kickoff: ‘Meet the Data’
*Recorded Version Available for late sign ups*

July 1 – 31st

Boot camps

Sunday August 2nd:
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Competition Opening Ceremony

August 1 – 16th


Sunday August 23rd:
3:00 – 6:00 pm

Competition Closing Ceremony

Boot Camp Schedule
Please note these will all be recorded and sent to all participants if you are unable to attend live

July 8th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Presentation by Scott McKean

Intro to R by Lee Grant & Joshua Uy

July 9th 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Intro to Python by Khaled Behairy

July 15th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presentation by Scott McKean

July 16th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Intro to Pandas & Numpy by Khaled Behairy

July 22nd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presentation by Scott McKean

July 29th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presentation by Scott McKean*


Drilled but Uncompleted Wells’ - DUCs - are a big deal for controlling the supply and demand of oil & gas, and are often the subject of intense discussion and controversy. The SPE Calgary Data Science Engineering Analytics (DSEA) SIG has teamed up with ‘Untapped Energy’ to bring you a large industry dataset which may hold solutions to important DUC issues. This promises to be the data science experience of the summer!


Joining this datathon will bringing you a:

  • great energy industry dataset
  • series of data science bootcamps for you to hone your data science skills
  • datathon competition to test and prove your skills
  • opportunities to meet and work with fellow data enthusiasts to solve real-world problems
  • series of great prizes

After the kick-off event on June 30th, July will bring a series bootcamps for you to hone your data skills and get experience with the dataset before the competition in August. There will be opportunities to learn new skills with open source programming languages R & Python, and to learn new technologies from data platform providers.

To be confirmed

Untapped Energy,

‘Untapped Energy’ is a not-for-profit, grassroots-led community with representation from industry, government, academia and the broader public, seeking to collectively solve problems and generate innovation for the Canadian energy industry using data science and analytics.


By registering for this event participants will receive premium access to DataCamp for 60 days, completely free of charge. The access will include access to all of the content on the DataCamp platform including all course content, assessments, projects and practice mode. Happy learning!"

** If you already have an active license with DataCamp then this does not apply.

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