Systems & IT
Technology is a critical enabler for delivering lasting change. We help our oil and gas clients with IT architecture, enterprise applications (SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft), security, outsourcing advisory, IT project management, and IT operations excellence.
How we can help you with Systems & IT issues
Specifically, oil and gas companies look for assistance with:
- ERP implementations, upgrades and integration – PwC provides its Energy clients with a comprehensive range of end-to-end SAP services. From the strategy, planning and preparation stages that precede an SAP implementation, through to business blueprinting, realization, final preparation, go-live and support, PwC has great experience assisting International Exploration, Production, Midstream, Downstream and OFS clients along every step of the way. Beyond new implementations, geographical or functional roll-outs of SAP, PwC also assists clients with existing SAP systems that are looking to realize more business benefits from their investment in SAP.
- Data management and analytics – High quality master data on customers, products or employees are crucial for a company’s success. The majority of companies has understood this and is investing in their master data management (MDM). Still, business processes are not free of mistakes and inconsistencies. What is the status quo of master data management in companies? Where are typical weaknesses?
- Technology architecture and infrastructure – PwC helps companies assess your infrastructure technical requirements, and align conceptual and logical architectures with respective vendor solutions. We help you build a complete roadmap to achieve your desired technology goals.
- Cyberspace/Information security – Companies of all sizes, in all countries, in all industries, now operate in an interconnected ecosystem – as do highly sophisticated and economically motivated adversaries. Cybersecurity has become a major threat, particularly to energy companies. In 2012, “40 percent of cyberattacks were on energy infrastructure”, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. We bring together the breadth of our global capability and a joined-up package of business, cyber threat intelligence, technical, behavioral change, forensic, legal and crisis management capability to assess maturity, implement improvements and respond to incidents.