Accenture collaborates with SAP to provide upstream operational solutions

Accenture has collaborated with SAP to provide upstream operational solutions for global oil and gas companies.

Accenture and SAP will work closely with these companies to extend the current capabilities of SAP solutions by integrating operational functions that span engineering, production, maintenance, finance, and environment, health and safety (EH&S).

Cooperation between Accenture and SAP will be centered initially on leveraging SAP applications, including SAP upstream operations management and SAP production and revenue accounting, to address the needs of integrated digital oilfield operations.

Accenture will leverage Accenture advanced enterprise solution (AAES) to deliver SAP solutions that are custom built for oil and gas upstream operations. AAES links Accenture's industry insights and experience into a set of practices, processes and technologies that is packaged for deployment and provides predictable results.

SAP and Accenture have already deployed SAP applications and SAP analytics and mobility solutions that showcase an end-to-end day-in-the-life scenario for upstream oil and gas operations. Accenture will also work with SAP to incorporate global requirements and new functionality into the SAP solutions, building out a fully global hydrocarbon solution for upstream oil and gas.

"Accenture and SAP have enjoyed a strong relationship for decades, developing customized solutions to help oil and gas companies improve their operations," said Sam Paul, managing director of Accenture's energy industry group in North America.

"Whether it's integrating key upstream processes or capitalizing on business analytics or mobility, based on SAP technology, Accenture is focused on providing innovative solutions that help its clients become high-performance businesses."