All attendees of the Best Practices for Oil & Gas conference (BPOG) in San Antonio, TX, from September 17-19, 2018, are cordially invited to an Oil and Gas Global Special Interest Group (GSIG) meeting hosted by ASUG. Topics covered during the session include: customer engagement and roadmaps, easy returns, JVA blockchain, connected assets and more.
For the last 4 years, the Best Practices for Oil & Gas conference has called Houston, Texas its home. Intent on being convenient to our customers’ work base, we’ve showcased hundreds of presentations and countless networking opportunities right in the oil and gas community’s backyard.
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.
The current state of the Oil & Gas industry is a complex multitude of changes from technology innovations, economic shifts, and growing competition. Headlines sprawled across respected news outlets and research institutes alike scream phrases like “Prosperity Postponed”, “Slow Path to Recovery”, and “6 of the 8 top oil-pumping states hit recession“, leaving an abundance of questions surrounding the industry’s financial complexities and future business trends. Continue reading
In today’s dynamic and challenging oil and gas market, it is more important than ever to join your peers to discover how to drive value from technology to reduce costs, drive operational efficiencies, increase visibility, become more agile and improve your bottom line. No other conference will offer you a more in-depth look at the latest solutions and strategies for the complex industry issues you are faced with today. You will leave Best Practices for Oil & Gas with a network of professionals and experts who you can call on year-round. It’s time to survive and thrive in the digital energy revolution.