Oil and Gas

Second Edition of Bulleting for Oil and Gas

Dear customers, partners and colleagues,   I would like to welcome you to our Second Edition of Oil and Gas Newsletter. In this edition, we talk about SAP Innovations, Customer Stories, past and upcoming conferences and, of course, we have published a link to the new Industry White Paper. Have you not subscribed yet? Please use the following link “Subscribe” and receive your own copy quarterly. Let me know your …

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Have you Already Planned your Trip to Lisbon for the Upcoming Oil and Gas Conference?

Dear customers, partners and colleagues, Have you already planned your trip to Lisbon for the upcoming Oil and Gas Conference? We welcome you to this fascinating location! Looking out to the wide expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is a city rich in heritage, culture and hospitality. A place that enjoys a year-round mild climate, Lisbon has an abundance of seafood restaurants, and is famous for its authentic yellow trams. …

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Feature Pack 01 released for S4SCSD 1.0

Today SAP has released Feature Pack 01 for SAP S/4HANA Supply Chain for secondary distribution 1.0 to customers. S4SCSD is an Add-on to S/4HANA 1610 and S/4HANA 1709 and provides solutions for downstream logistics automation for Oil & Gas and a comprehensive solution to support sales and logistics processes at service stations. Feature Pack 01 brings additional improvements for the service station processes and has proven to be able to …

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A New Solution for Project Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

Using the Project Information Network (PIN) for CAPX and OPEX projects in the Oil & Gas industry will provide a collaboration platform for owner operators, suppliers, and contractors of any company, and will transform the way projects are executed. SAP’s latest technologies (e.g. HANA and HCP) supported by solutions,  such as  Asset Intelligence Network (AIN), Leonardo, Ariba Network, Fieldglass,  Visual Enterprise and S/4HANA, will drive a major revolutionary approach and will transform how companies join forces in …

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Feature Pack 01 released for S4SCSD 1.0

Today SAP has released Feature Pack 01 for SAP S/4HANA Supply Chain for secondary distribution 1.0 to customers. S4SCSD is an Add-on to S/4HANA 1610 and S/4HANA 1709 and provides solutions for downstream logistics automation for Oil & Gas and a comprehensive solution to support sales and logistics processes at service stations. Feature Pack 01 brings additional improvements for the service station processes and has proven to be able to …

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Top Ten Takeaways from BPOG 2017

Over 600 people traveled from across the U.S., Canada and beyond to attend the Best Practices for Oil and Gas in The Woodlands in October.  Attendees heard keynote addresses from the CEO of Aera Energy, Christina Sistrunk; Chief Economist from Phillips66, Horace Hobbs; Global Vice President of O&G at SAP, Benjamin Beberness; Gregory Bayne of Total Leader and Coach Solutions; and headlining decorated Navy Seal and best-selling author, Marcus Luttrell, …

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Digital Boardroom for Oil & Gas

Providing content and a compelling storyline is one of the focal initiatives driven in 2017 ENR Solution Management and the Development Organization. The purpose is to easily demo the capabilities of the cloud-based analytics application and show compelling stories along various dimensions such as finance, EHS or project management. A number of charts, KPI´s, geo-maps, value driver illustrations and drill-down techniques point to typical business challenges and help to resolve …

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White Star Petroleum goes live with S/4HANA 1610

BPOG 2017 was stage for the presentation of Oklahoma based White Star Petroleum LLC as the first customer to go live with SAP S/4HANA 1610 release including Oil & Gas industry functionality. The 1610 release proved to be a milestone for SAP with full compatibility to SAP´s specific Oil & Gas functionality and was shipped Q4 in 2016. Using a 4½ month timeline, White Star Petroleum successfully went live with …

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International SAP conference for Oil & Gas in April 2018

For 6 years, the Industry Business Units Utility and Oil & Gas host the International SAP Industry Conference in spring time, to share the latest developments, technology trends and listen to selected customer cases while giving wide space for discussions and networking. The 2017 location in Lisbon proved to be easy accessible, modern and an ideal space to meet and discuss. Thus, SAP is looking forward to host this event …

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Blockchain: A More Secure Platform for Multiparty Transactions

Blockcoins, bitchains, and the possibility for general confusion A few weeks ago, my colleague, Ryley Kornelsen, and I released a set of documents on Digital Oil and Gas. Included in that set was a document devoted to Blockchain in oil and gas. You can download those documents here, for free. There’s no doubt that blockchain has become one of the most talked about technologies in the 2010s. In general, it’s …

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