Oil and gas companies, including upstream, downstream and oil services companies
October 17, 2016

Accenture to Enable Hess Corporation’s Transition to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Oct. 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been chosen by Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) to help realize its As-a-Service vision that is part of the Hess IT transformation strategy. The new cloud-enabled operating model can ramp up or down IT infrastructure and digital technologies during volatile industry cycles. The model is underpinned by Accenture’s cloud services and ecosystem of partners that includes leading public cloud providers. 
August 30, 2016

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report on Serving Oil and Gas Companies

HOUSTON; Aug. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Oil and Gas Professional Services 2016 Vendor Assessment by IDC Energy Insights.1 Accenture is the only company to receive this distinction for the last three IDC MarketScape oil and gas reports.
August 09, 2016

Accenture Achieves Lead Execution Position in Winner’s Circle of HfS Research’s 2016 Energy Operations Blueprint

LONDON; Aug. 9, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” and ranked as the leader in execution of the inaugural HfS Research 2016 Energy Operations Blueprint. Accenture’s position among the 13 energy operations service providers assessed was based on excellence, recognized by clients, in the key categories of innovation and execution.
July 14, 2016

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

NEW YORK; July 14, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) program. 
May 18, 2016

Accenture Named Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk Magazine

HOUSTON; May 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk Magazine. The award was announced yesterday in Houston at the Energy Risk annual awards, which celebrate excellence across global commodity markets.  
March 16, 2016

Utilities Warn of Rising Pressure on Electricity Reliability and Prices, Accenture Reports

MADRID; Mar. 16, 2016 – Almost half (45 percent) of utilities industry executives surveyed by Accenture worldwide, and 64 percent in Europe, reported that the traditional electricity distribution model is no longer fit-for-purpose. Unless the industry undergoes a digital, regulatory and business model transformation, utilities warn of increasing pressure on supply reliability and prices, according to Accenture’s Digitally Enabled Grid research, now in its third edition.
March 09, 2016

Upstream Oil and Gas Companies Spend Smarter on Digital Technologies to Drive Value, Reduce Costs in Downturn, Accenture and Microsoft Survey Finds

HOUSTON; Mar. 9, 2016 – As upstream oil and gas companies scrutinize every dollar invested, they’re spending smarter today on digital technologies, seeking to drive value and reduce costs amid low oil and gas prices, a new survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reports. Respondents to the ”2016 Upstream Oil and Gas Digital Trends Survey” included international oil companies (IOCs), national oil companies (NOCs), independents and oilfield services firms.
January 28, 2016

Accenture Helps FirstEnergy Identify More Than $450 Million in Cost Savings Over Three Years

AKRON, OHIO; Jan. 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped FirstEnergy  (NYSE: FE), a leading U.S. diversified energy company, develop its Cash Flow Improvement Program (CFIP) that is expected to help deliver $453 million in cost savings over the next three years. 
January 05, 2016

Talen Energy Selects Accenture to Support Its Transition

Allentown PA.; Jan. 5, 2016 – Talen Energy Supply, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Talen Energy Corporation, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide operations and technology services with an infrastructure-as-a-service model for business applications hosted in a virtual private cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Under the terms of a four-year agreement, Accenture, working with Avanade and the Accenture AWS Business Group, will migrate and deploy various Talen Energy IT assets to a new environment. In addition, Accenture will provide integration services including testing and change management and digital supply chain transformation.

December 21, 2015

Accenture Closes Acquisition of Cimation, Expanding Consulting, Digital and Cyber Security Services to Better Serve Oil and Gas, Pipeline, Chemicals, Metals and Mining Clients

HOUSTON; Dec. 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cimation, an affiliate of Audubon Companies and an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) consulting company known for its work in process automation, information technology (IT) and industrial control system (ICS) cyber security.