Join the OSDU® Forum


The Open Group OSDU Forum was officially launched in March 2019. It now has over 200 organizations involved in an industry forum that enables the Energy industry to collaborate on the development of transformational technology to support the world’s changing and evolving Energy needs.

If your organization is not yet a Member of the OSDU Forum and would like to get involved, please complete the form below or email:

The OSDU Forum provides a vendor-neutral environment for the development of open data platform and ecosystem. It utilizes the global reach of The Open Group to build awareness, recognition, and adoption.

The OSDU Forum is open to stakeholders from oil and gas operators, service companies, technology providers, software companies, academia and others. The aim is to accelerate innovation and transformation in the industry.


By actively participating in the OSDU Forum your organization can:

  • Accelerate platform design and development efforts by taking advantage of work that has already been proven
  • Reduce the cost burden of designing and validating a subsurface data platform on your own
  • Accelerate your digital agility through increased collaboration with a community of experts
  • Benefit from a community developed data platform enabling the rapid and low cost development of differentiating strategic business workflows and solutions by vendors, operators, academia, and others


For information about membership fees, please visit this page:

The OSDU Forum also requires an additional sustainability fee which is described here:

The OSDU Forum has seen remarkable growth over the past two years since we officially debuted in September 2018. This growth tells us that the industry is hungry for digital and we are happy to be building a foundation for transformation!