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There is little debate the Oil and Gas industry has been challenged over the last couple of years.  Now that we are in the “new normal”, there is an urgency for the Digital Energy Revolution to provide the agility and scale needed to win in this environment.  It is more important than ever for the industry to come together to hear solutions and expertise on how to innovate – not only for survival, but for growth – as they maintain process efficiencies realized in the downturn.

In about a month the doors will open again for the premier oil and gas industry event, Best Practices for Oil and Gas, hosted by Eventful Conferences and ASUG.  The theme this year is “The Digital Turning Point”, reflecting how many in the industry realize that the time has come to take action to become a digital energy company, or get left behind.  At the Best Practices for Oil and Gas event you can hear directly from your peers what technologies and best practices are being leveraged to transform business models, processes, and ways of working.  You will also leave with practical next steps to safely navigate this journey. Here are five more reasons and key session highlights that oil and gas companies should not miss in The Woodlands, Texas, on October 16th through the 18th:

Five Reasons to Attend:

  1. Learn about SAP’s Vision to inspire and shape a digital world that helps oil and gas companies leverage the efficiencies and growth promised by the digital economy.  It begins by looking for ways to digitize content and then capturing, analyzing and delivering the resulting data in easy-to-consume formats so that real action can be taken.  These same disruptive technologies can also be used to reach new levels of safety, cost control, and agility in a lower oil price environment, while providing a bridge to success in the new, diversified and outcome-focused energy economy.
  2. Hear from best run oil and gas companies on how they are adopting new technologies to redesign and digitize their business processes to become more competitive and increase profitability. Understand how these SAP innovations helped simplify their business and contribute to the bottom line.
  3. Digital Experience Theater to help visualize and develop your digital road map. Oil and gas companies must digitize to grow profits in new markets as well as reduce costs and increase productivity by simplifying their operations. The value of the digital economy is based on driving efficiencies by preventing disruptions and automating processes such as maintenance and work load schedules.  Come see live demos in the Digital Experience area of the exhibition hall of how you can get there.
  4. Explore the full array of SAP solutions for oil and gas all in one place. Visit the new “Cornerstones for Digital Transformation” in the exhibition hall to answer questions like
    • What do we need for digital transformation?
    • How can we accelerate our digital transformation implementation?
    • What are some of the industry best practices I can leverage?
    • How can we innovate and create competitive advantage?
  5. Network With Your Peers – Collaborate and network with the entire SAP ecosystem in one location. Take advantage of main stage keynotes, track session presentations, interactive sessions, demos, and networking activities with other companies attending. Learn about the latest trends, solutions, technologies, and services from SAP and our partners. Meet with SAP customers, experts, and thought leaders who understand your business challenges and can help you safely navigate your digital transformation journey.

Gather Insights from Customer Stories

  • Hear from CEO Christina Sistrunk how Aera Energy right-sized their business through a tough economic climate
  • Learn from Chief Economist Horace Hobbs of Phillips66 about an economic outlook for the Energy Sector
  • See how Tesoro embaced the Digital Age and is turing the corner from old business to new from their CIO, Tim Harris
  • Hear from CIO’s Peter Du Plooy of Engen and Bruce McCollough of Marathon Oil about the Digital Turning Point in the Oil and Gas industry, moderated by SAP’s own Peter Maier
  • Learn from Shell how to reduce complexity and cost by moving US and Canadian revenue accounting into SAP PRA and CPRA
  • Hear about BP’s transformation journey and how they improved data quality and processes to conduct operations and enhance process safety
  • See how Love’s Travel Shops leveraged SAP Cloud Platform and customized Fiori applications for service management
  • Learn from Murphy Oil how they transformed their supply chain with Acenture Upstream Direct
  • Hear from CenterPoint Energy how S/4HANA Central Finance POC is a first step to financial innovation
  • See how Devon Energy is using Artificial Intelligence to make energy production leaner and faster
  • And many more

Four Oil and Gas Cornerstones for Digital Transformation you should not miss

Each corner of the exhibition hall will be dedicated to one of SAP’s cornerstones for digital transformation for oil and gas.  Here you can meet experts, network, and see live demonstrations of relevant oil and gas solutions.  The four cornerstones include answers to:

  • What do we need for digital transformation?
  • How can we accelerate our digital transformation?
  • What are the best practices we can leverage?
  • How can we innovate and create competitive advantage?

Register Now for Best Practices for Oil and Gas

Go here to register today and start building your own O&G agenda.

See you in The Woodlands!

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