Petrosys, the industry leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management technology for the oil and gas industry, announced that Scott Tidemann has accepted the role of Chief Executive Officer.

His appointment follows recent changes to the Petrosys structure to position the group for growth following its acquisition by Vela Corporation.

Scott has been a key member of the Petrosys team for over 15 years during which time he has worked in multiple locations across the globe, in multiple roles, including senior management, software product management and development, support and services, marketing and sales. He has extensive knowledge of the Petrosys Mapping and Data Management products, as well as the E&P technology industry.

Scott leading a Petrosys European user group meeting. Discussing new product enhancements with clients and future development needs.

Scott’s 20+ years of oil and gas geoscience and software technology background ensures he understands the challenges that industry professionals face. “Our strategy is to further enhance Petrosys’ technologies based on market needs to improve client’s workflows and operational efficiencies, and extending these benefits throughout the world,” he said.

In addition, he is excited and looking forward to bringing new technologies into the Petrosys family. “For more than 30 years we have created strong, long-term, trusted relationships with clients through a respected and responsive support and service culture, backed by a domain-focused research and development team that is constantly listening to users and innovating. Our focus is on deepening the relationships we have with over 300 client sites worldwide, while sharing these proven workflow and efficiency benefits in new markets.”

“I’m passionate about the creative and effective use of technology and science to help resource companies find and develop reserves and manage our energy resources and the associated information in a responsible way. I’m looking forward to continuing to be able to work with clients and business partners in a responsive, personable and hands-on fashion to deliver real business value through our leading technologies and services.”

About Petrosys

Petrosys is part of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU) and is the industry-leader in mapping, surface modeling and data management software solutions for petroleum exploration and production – delivering direct connectivity with the most popular exploration, production and GIS data sources. The Petrosys® software suite produces high quality maps and surface models. It manages seismic, well, prospects, geoscience, GIS and other specialised data used in the search for oil and gas at over 300 sites around the world.


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