Thanks for reading our blog on Industry solution Oil & Gas. This blog explains various steps of system conversion to 1610 release for Oil & Gas customers, mainly about pre-checks and simplification list.

Introduction to S/4HANA :

SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite. It is fully built on the most advanced in-memory platform. The product uses modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience (UX) as well as a new role-based user experience concept.
These are some benefits moving to S/4 HANA :

  • Leveraging the capabilities of HANA database (in-memory concept) such as removal of data     footprint, on-the-fly data aggregation
  • Role based responsive UX design
  •  Removal of redundant functionalities. Provided one functionality for one objective. Some of the core principle includes run simple in digital economy, Internet of things, Bigdata and mobile-first.

This document covers mainly about the simplification list and pre-checks for Oil & Gas customers.

Pre-checks and simplification list for Oil & Gas customers:

This identifies important steps to be taken to ensure system can be converted technically and business process can run directly after system conversion.

Information/checks for Oil & Gas Downstream customers:

For Oil & Gas downstream areas, many innovation or simplification has been done as part of S/4 HANA 1610 release. Main areas are in HPM, TSW, Exchanges, BP, Material Valuation, Billing etc. These are some notes/information which are to be followed for conversion.

This is an example of data model changes done in S4HANA Oil & Gas area:

Note 2182725 explains the details about the conversion checks. For Oil & Gas customers, note 2331943 note is provided which explains the details of the checks to be performed before system conversion to S/4 HANA 1610.

According to note 2182725 report R_S4_PRE_TRANSITION_CHECKS to be run in client 000. It will display the notes to be implemented for all software components. 2331943 explains about Oil & Gas.

According to note 2331943 ,CLS4H_IS_OIL explains about the checks need to be done in various areas of Oil & Gas solution.
CL_S4_CHECKS_HPM explains about the simplification done in HPM area. This is very vital as major redesign is done in HPM in 1610 S/4 HANA release.

These are some of the notes which explains about simplifications done in Oil & Gas areas and what are the actions to be taken for Oil & Gas customers for system conversion to S/4 HANA 1610 release.

2313884 – Simplification list for 1610 customers

2328419 – S4TWL-Data Model in Oil & Gas Inventory management
2328455 – Floating point field not available in table MSEGO2
2345681 – Material Inventory Management: Change of data model in SAP S/4HANA Oil and Gas
2293641 – Flexible framework for UoM extension after 60 UoMs
2350150 – IS-OIL Proper sign operation for ACDOCA
2328538 – Dynamic scheduling functionality in TSW module is not available in SAP S/4HANA 1610
2328009 – Non Availability of Transaction MB04 in IS-OIL
2328548 – S4TWL-eNetting functionality in exchanges module is not available in S/4 HANA
2328698 – S4TWL: Non availability of OIL T-codes

2328561 – Oil & Gas inconsistency reports deprecation

2347421 – Optimization in Oil & Gas – Inter company sales – Cross border excise duty

2328459 – Unit of Measure (UoM) Group enhancement

Thanks for reading our blog.

Please find the conversion guide : https://uacp.hana.ondemand.com/http.svc/rc/PRODUCTION/pdfe68bfa55e988410ee10000000a441470/1610%20000/en-US/CONV_OP1610.pdf

 

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