WG01: Business Messages Work Group (BMWG)
The PIDX Business Messages Work Group (BMWG) establishes usage guidelines for approve Transaction, Routing and Packaging (TRP) protocols used in the transmission of PIDX standards between trading partners. Additionally, BMWG provides technical support with regard to XSD schema development and maintenance to the Standards and Guidelines (S&G) Committee and other Work Groups and Project Teams. Key deliverables include XML schema development and maintenance, maintenance of implementation guidelines, usage guidelines,analysis, and recommendation for adoption of new TRP protocols, and liaison with other groups with regard to emerging technologies relevant to PIDX.
SPT01a: Conversion to JSON/REST Pilot
The PIDX JSON/REST Pilot Standards Project Team is dedicated to exploring converting existing XML-based architecture based on JSON messaging and RESTful APIs. JSON/REST is a standard that is used for mobile and modern application development, where more business transactions are occurring. The Standards Project Team begins its work by focusing on field ticket messages.
CHAIR: Chris Lambert, Payload
VICE CHAIR: Kati Gremillion, PIDX International
WG02: Business Processes Work Group (BPWG)
The PIDX Business Processes Work Group (BPWG) analyzes issues related to targeted documents and recommends solutions to address the most common buyer and supplier issues. BPWG facilitates new standards for ebusiness within the Oil and Gas by analyzing which aspects of Procure to Pay (P2P) and order fulfillment require business process guidelines. The Work Group also defines the process to document business process guidelines, solutions and business process guidelines, and determines whether current documents require modifications or additional documents are needed.
CHAIR: David Shackleton, IDS
SPT02b: Emissions Transparency Data Exchange
The purpose of the Emissions Transparency Data Exchange project team is to create standards for the data exchange regarding carbon emissions and using automation to enable reporting to various stakeholders. The initial focus will be on carbon emission reporting.
WG03: Catalog and Classification Work Group
The Catalog and Classification Work Group enables high-quality, standardized items and service descriptors to be used across the industry, reducing cost and risk associated with exchange of these terms. Drawing from expertise from all parts of the Oil and Gas industry, the Work Group developed and maintains the Petroleum Industry Data Dictionary (PIDD). This structured dictionary describes products and services – from upstream, downstream, operator, oilfield services, and suppliers – and it is open to all to access royalty free. The PIDX Catalog and Classification Work Group also maintains the Petroleum Industry Glossary, a collection of terms used throughout the Oil and Gas industry.
VICE CHAIR: Jessica De La Garza, Schlumberger
SPT03a: Support for UOM Scheme
The purpose of this project team is to amend the current PriceSheet and transaction document schemas to allow an UOM scheme to be able to be referenced. The current schema definitions do not facilitate identifying the UOM scheme.
WG04: Downstream Work Group
The Downstream Work Group supports organizations participating in the petroleum downstream market sector and develops process and technology standards that facilitate seamless and efficient electronic business for downstream organizations. Additionally, the Work Group acts as custodian of codes for the Oil and Gas industry, its trading partners, and vendors.
CHAIR: Elena Mereanu, Transport4
VICE CHAIR: Lisa Rotunno, DTN
SPT04c: Extending LoadingDeliveryReceipt to Add Further Detail for Barge Movements
The Petroleum Industry Data Exchange, Inc. (PIDX) and Leadership for Energy Automated Processing (LEAP) are working together to further digitize and automate the European barge oil trading market centered around Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Antwerp (ARA). The organizations are building upon a functional standard agreed via a LEAP committee formed in February 2018 and extending the existing PIDX standard LoadingDeliveryReceipt Version 5.02 to accommodate certain new requirements needed for ARA buyers, sellers, and terminal operators.
CHAIR: Thomas Kockish, BP
VICE CHAIR: Jens Thuns, Shell