Digital Wildcatters and Society of Exploration Geophysicists Announce Strategic Partnership to Propel AI Innovation in the Energy Sector

21.05.24 19:40 Uhr

HOUSTON, May 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Wildcatters, a community for the next generation of energy professionals, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), a global leader in geophysical research, today announced a groundbreaking partnership.

Collin McLelland and Jim White at Energy Tech Night in Houston, TX.

Under the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the partnership will focus on expanding the knowledge base of Digital Wildcatters' cutting-edge, energy-specific AI platform, Collide. The collaboration represents a significant step forward in leveraging the unique strengths of both companies to deliver unparalleled user experiences and drive innovation in the field of geophysics and energy.

Innovative Collaboration for Future Growth

The strategic alliance aims to streamline research processes, expand knowledge bases with insights from industry experts, and identify solutions to complex challenges faced in the field. Additionally, the partnership will emphasize educational programs designed to increase engagement within SEG's membership and the broader energy community.

"I'm energized by the leadership of the SEG and their forward-thinking mindset to further the society and the industry by utilizing new technologies such as Collide. Combining the SEG's technical expertise with our technology will be extremely powerful for members and instrumental for solving the world's energy crisis," said Collin McLelland, CEO of Digital Wildcatters.

SEG's Executive Director, Jim White, expressed equal enthusiasm about the partnership at a recent Digital Wildcatters event, stating "I'm leaning on people like Digital Wildcatters to assist us with how we expand on our opportunities within the scope of the SEG. But more importantly, protecting our institutional knowledge that we have."

Data Sharing and AI Development

As part of the agreement, SEG will provide Digital Wildcatters with non-exclusive access to its extensive data repository, which will be integrated into the Collide Platform. This integration will leverage Collide's AI technology to offer real-time updates and enable energy professionals to access valuable content for research and advanced problem-solving.

Joint Educational Initiatives

Educational initiatives will be a cornerstone of this partnership, focusing on industry knowledge enhancement through workshops, courses, and networking events.

A Commitment to Knowledge Integrity and Accessibility

The partnership also establishes a model of engagement that prioritizes the integrity and accessibility of information. By embedding citations and references within the Collide platform interface, users can validate information effectively, fostering a culture of knowledge exchange essential for advancing the energy sector.

About Digital Wildcatters

Digital Wildcatters is a rapidly growing community dedicated to the next generation of energy professionals. We deliver high-impact technology, podcasts, and industry events, all related to energy and the people who power the world.

For more information about Digital Wildcatters and the Collide platform, please visit

About Society of Exploration Geophysicists

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the science of geophysics and the education of exploration geophysicists. SEG is committed to providing its members with resources and forums for professional and technical development.

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Collin McLelland and Jim White at Energy Tech Night in Houston, TX.

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