The WITSML™, PRODML™, and RESQML™ standards for data and Web services have achieved early success in providing the "information plumbing" to enable the digital oil field in their domains (drilling and completions, production operations, and reservoir management, respectively). As the adoption of these standards accelerates, it has become clear that a simple way is needed to combine information objects from these standards for cross-functional workflows. This paper examines a proposal for an EnergyML Package file format that can be transported over standard protocols such as HTTP and FTP with emphasis on the following features. The file format can be consumed without special parsing by all major programming languages. It provides relationship files that can identify and link individual data objects according to the role they play in a workflow. All objects can reference common metadata, such as geographic coordinate systems, a common property dictionary, and Dublin Core® attributes.

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