Schlumberger and IBM announced that the industry’s first commercial hybrid cloud Enterprise Data Management Solution for the OSDU Data Platform. The hybrid cloud offering is designed to expand access to customers globally, including those in locations where data residency requirements and local regulations may affect the use of global public cloud, and is engineered to reduce time for analysis and accelerate decision-making, with all workflow data available in one place. This solution will provide energy operators with full interoperability, making their data accessible by any application within their exploration to production environment through the OSDU common data standard to enable easy sharing of information between teams. This data solution is engineered to minimize the time for data transfers between applications to deliver reduced costs as well as enabling improved decision making. The collaboration builds on the work between Schlumberger and IBM to leverage the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform for deployment of the DELFI* cognitive E&P environment in all regions, worldwide. The solution will be offered by Schlumberger; all transition and managed services will be provided by Schlumberger and IBM Services. Schlumberger is an IBM ecosystem partner, and since the initial announcement the two companies have made significant advancements to engage customers in focus regions around the world, including the Middle East.