Best Practices for Oil & Gas

The current state of the energy industry has led to a digital turning point for the oil and gas business. For an organization to not only grow—but to survive—developing a coherent digital strategy is imperative. These market conditions make collaboration amongst the oil and gas community more vital than ever before.

The Best Practices for Oil & Gas conference has been developed as a platform for industry professionals to discuss their biggest challenges while unlocking the most innovative solutions. Business struggles are transformed into clearly articulated visions. Historical questions get answered and solved. And fueled by new ideas and success stories, the oil and gas community ignites.

A collaboration between Eventful Conferences, ASUG and SAP, Best Practices for Oil & Gas is designed for all industry segments including upstream, midstream, downstream and oilfield services. The annual conference brings together leaders, influencers, solution providers and more for an interactive event built around learning.

Keep up-to-date on conference content by following @BP4OilGas on Twitter and @EventfulConferences on Instagram.

 

 

First Speakers Announced!

 
  • Tim Harris

    Chief Information Officer, Andeavor
     
    Digital Transformation Across the Enterprise Value Chain

    Embracing the digital age and turning the corner from old business to new has become a strategic initiative at Andeavor. Seeking end-to-end value, Andeavor’s vision is to use emerging technologies in an innovative way while changing the way they work in the field and engaging with customers. After the go-live in April 2018, Andeavor became the first oil & gas...

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  • Frank Westerhof

    Enterprise Platform Manager, Shell
     
    Learn How Shell Plans to Leverage SAP S/4HANA as a Catalyst for Change

    In this session you will learn how a company called Maverick NexGen Energies Inc. is helping Royal Dutch Shell discover the benefits of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Find out how adopting SAP S/4HANA Cloud will provide leaps in business performance, including leading-edge thinking on the impact of a universal data model.

     
  • Andrea Schneider

    Central Finance Track Lead, ExxonMobil
     
    The Finance Transformation at ExxonMobil with SAP S/4HANA Central Finance

    ExxonMobil is transforming the way the company uses and analyzes financial data. All finance data from transactional systems are integrated into a single Central Finance Solution for greater transparency, agility and efficiency in reporting and foresight. Data are integrated from existing ERP Systems and include the integration of Joint Venture data and data from Oil Logistics Systems. Central Finance Provides:...

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  • Benjamin Beberness

    Global Head, SAP
     
    Discussion: Intelligent Enterprise for Oil & Gas, Making the move to S/4HANA Cloud

    Discuss the progress of next-generation cloud solutions for oil & gas with industry experts. Examine ongoing co-innovation in shaping the intelligent enterprise for oil & gas, including SAP S/4HANA Cloud, with industry thought leaders and SAP insights from the SAP Oil & Gas cloud consortium. Current consortium members include Apache, BP Global, Chevron Global, ConocoPhillips Company, Devon Energy, Equinox and...

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  • "As the ‘new normal’ unfolds in the oil and gas industry, organizations are focusing on being more agile by harnessing efficiencies to drive profitability. Best Practices for Oil & Gas is the leading industry gathering that brings together peer organizations to network, share and learn from one another."

    Benjamin Beberness - Global Vice President, Oil and Gas Business Solutions, SAP
     
  • "This event is as important, if not more so, than ever before for our industry."

    Ben Williams - CIO, Devon Energy
     
  • "What I value most about Best Practices for Oil & Gas is the variety of attendees – people from business, IT, vendors, partners and SAP all come together to find ways to be better at what we do."

    Glen Endress - IT Manager, Wells, Production & HSE, ConocoPhillips
     
 
 

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

 
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    Eventful Conferences
     
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    ASUG
     
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    SAP
     
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Digital Transformation Across the Enterprise Value Chain

Embracing the digital age and turning the corner from old business to new has become a strategic initiative at Andeavor. Seeking end-to-end value, Andeavor’s vision is to use emerging technologies in an innovative way while changing the way they work in the field and engaging with customers. After the go-live in April 2018, Andeavor became the first oil & gas company to implement S/4HANA running on all systems and offering an integrated view of the company. In highlighting the value proposition of Andeavor’s digital transformation project, you’ll learn about the “why” in the company’s transformation of technology and how the company defines digital as moving innovative information technologies from the back office to operations. Key business benefits:

  • End-to-end visibility
  • Ability to track hydrocarbons in real-time
  • Knowing the value of the product every step along the way, even as markets change

The Finance Transformation at ExxonMobil with SAP S/4HANA Central Finance

ExxonMobil is transforming the way the company uses and analyzes financial data. All finance data from transactional systems are integrated into a single Central Finance Solution for greater transparency, agility and efficiency in reporting and foresight. Data are integrated from existing ERP Systems and include the integration of Joint Venture data and data from Oil Logistics Systems. Central Finance Provides: Advanced reporting on segment, entity and group level, scalable execution of local and central processes and a transformation platform for the digital business with an advanced digital finance data architecture (universal journal), serving as single source of truth for transactions and analytics. Key business benefits:

  • Transaction-level data replicated into instance with latest SAP innovations, HANA optimizations and cutting-edge UI
  • Benefit from harmonized master data for processing, planning, consolidating, and reporting
  • Single source of true for Finance and Venture-Partner Reporting in the Central Finance – JVA system

Discussion: Intelligent Enterprise for Oil & Gas, Making the move to S/4HANA Cloud

Discuss the progress of next-generation cloud solutions for oil & gas with industry experts. Examine ongoing co-innovation in shaping the intelligent enterprise for oil & gas, including SAP S/4HANA Cloud, with industry thought leaders and SAP insights from the SAP Oil & Gas cloud consortium. Current consortium members include Apache, BP Global, Chevron Global, ConocoPhillips Company, Devon Energy, Equinox and Shell Global.

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