Crescent Petroleum has chosen SAP as a strategic partner to power its drive to improve efficiency across all processes, and progress a digital transformation strategy in coming years. In partnership with SAP Digital Business Services, Crescent implemented the S4HANA real-time business suite and the SuccessFactors talent management suite to help streamline operational units across its operations to yield considerable efficiencies.
The company became the first global implementation of SAP S4HANA Oil and Gas Model Company 1809, achieving go-live in a record time of 8 months, ahead of schedule. Model Company is SAP’s industry-leading, ready-to-use, and preconfigured process solution, which helps adoption of standard industry templates with minimal customisation. Crescent worked with SAP Digital Business Services in the transformation journey and embraced industry best practices across the organisation to simplify and streamline processes.
Crescent now has over 300 apps for real-time and common work centres for drilling operations, plant maintenance, procurement, project systems, finance, and human resources functions. The company now operates on a single integrated digital platform, S4HANA, and has introduced online transaction processing to eliminate unnecessary paperwork.
Crescent plans to extend its internal digital footprint with dashboards and mobility solutions for maintenance staff, while piloting cutting-edge technology leveraging sensor-driven predictive maintenance capabilities. As the GCC countries increase their oil and gas exploration and production, the firms are competing to digitally transform and adopt Industry 4.0 innovations to enhance business competitiveness. The Middle East and Africa’s digital oilfield market is set to cross $2 billion by 2022, according to TechSci Research.
“The digital oilfield market in the Middle East demonstrated how important digital transformation is for oil and gas companies focused on driving operational efficiency and excellence,” said Ravi Kumar, Chief Corporate Officer, Crescent Petroleum and Member of Crescent Group Board.
“With the successful roll-out of SAP across the UAE and Kurdistan Region of Iraq, we have a real-time, digital foundation to support our growth into the coming decades as we unlock the value of the energy resources in the region, and make an impact in the communities we serve, and achieve our vision for promoting energy and social sustainability.”
“Crescent Petroleum has chosen to adopt global best practices in digital transformation by simplifying and standardising processes to enable oil and gas innovation,” said Zakaria Haltout, Managing Director, SAP UAE. “By harnessing SAP’s intelligent services and industry-best practice library, Crescent Petroleum has become an Intelligent Enterprise across their operations.”
- Crescent Petroleum became the first global implementation of SAP S4HANA Oil and Gas Model Company 1809, achieving go-live in a record time of 8 months.
- Crescent now has over 300 apps for real-time and common work centres.
- Crescent Petroleum has chosen to adopt global best practices in digital transformation by simplifying and standardising processes to enable oil and gas innovation.