The following article is written by Lindsay Wickham, Best Practices for Oil & Gas Conference Producer.
The current state of the oil and gas industry is a complex multitude of changes from technology innovations, economic shifts and growing competition. As industry leaders are quickly discovering, this new landscape requires a diversity of thinking and a higher risk tolerance. Continue reading
We’re proud to announce the industry webinar week for oil & gas! Presented through Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG), this on-demand webcast series offers 4 days of content hitting on the most critical issues inside the oil & gas community.Continue reading
2017’s Best Practices for Oil and Gas conference brought together dozens of thought leaders, hundreds of energy professionals, and top level executives straight from SAP. The result? An abundance of valuable content, profitable new business connections, and fresh perspectives on the entire state of the industry. All-in-all, this year’s show was a huge success for all in attendance. Take a look at the biggest takeaways that made #BPOG one of the top conferences for the oil and gas community.
When attending any conference, one typically has a few sessions that are must-attend, top-of-the-list priorities. For this year’s Best Practices for Oil and Gas, the presentation by Horace Hobbs, the Chief Economist at Phillips 66 seemed to be that can’t-miss session for just about everyone.
At 2017’s Best Practices for Oil and Gas, attendees walked away with an abundance of in-depth knowledge from the subject-matter experts presenting at each session. In the Accounting and Finance track at this year’s conference, Noorddin Taj—the Lead Architect of Strategy at BP—gave a first-hand account of what defines a successful divestment, which in his words includes:
Greg Dolezal – Senior Manager IT, Devon Energy
Devon Energy implemented SAP Ariba in 2015 to help manage costs due to the struggling oil and gas price environment. Since then, Devon has continued maturing the solution to include full Procure-to-Pay functionality which will go-live this month. Hear from Devon’s Senior IT Manager, Greg Dolezal, on their key learnings from their implementation journey plus get an update on where they stand today.
One of the biggest and most valuable draws to any user conference is the community discussions. You have ample chances of networking with like-minded businesses experiencing the same trials and tribulations with SAP software. It also provides rare opportunities for peer learning, where case studies can be directly used to the benefit of your own business model. Through the following customer stories, get a sneak peek inside other oil and gas organizations to discover the insights and experiences you can potentially integrate into your own success story.Continue reading