Oil and gas companies, including upstream, downstream and oil services companies
October 25, 2017

Upstream Companies Expect Shorter Time to Produce Oil and Gas Due to Digital Technology Investments, Finds New Research from Accenture and Microsoft

NEW YORK; Oct. 25, 2017 -- Faster and better decision-making and shorter time to first oil and gas top the list of expected benefits that digital technologies can drive for upstream oil and gas companies, a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reports. Respondents to the “Accenture and Microsoft 2017 Upstream Oil and Gas Digital Trends Survey” also estimated the monetary value of digital technologies and noted the next wave’s potential to further transform their business, despite ongoing low oil prices.
September 07, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle of HfS Research’s 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint

LONDON; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner’s Circle” as the leader in both execution and innovation of the HfS Research 2017 Energy Operations Blueprint. Accenture’s position among the 13 energy operations service providers was based on the strongest performance across a number of facets in the innovation and execution categories.
August 02, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Inaugural IDC MarketScape Report on North America Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems Strategic Consultants and Systems Integrators

NEW YORK; Aug. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: North America DERMS Strategic Consultants and SIs 2017 Vendor Assessment report.1
June 06, 2017

Refiners Set to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Drive Down Operational Costs, Though Digital Not a Top Investment Priority, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; June 6, 2017 – Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three to five years, although digital is not one of the top plant investment areas for refiners today, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
May 31, 2017

Energy Providers Falling Short of Expectations for Digital Customer Experiences, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK and LONDON; May 31, 2017 – Squeezed by falling profits, technology disruption and outside competitors targeting their customers, energy providers face the additional challenge of falling short of consumers’ expectations for digital channels and personalized experiences, according to the latest edition of the annual New Energy Consumer research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 15, 2017

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

HOUSTON; May 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk magazine. The award, which celebrates excellence across global commodity markets, was announced in Houston recently at the Energy Risk annual awards. 
April 26, 2017

Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services

HANOVER and PARIS; Apr. 26, 2017 – Schneider Electric and Accenture have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a ‘virtual’ factory that enables Schneider Electric – the leading global specialist in energy management and automation — to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimization. 
April 06, 2017

Accenture Report: Oil and Gas Companies’ Cybersecurity Strategies Are Evolving, But Monitoring and Responding Quickly to Cyberattacks Remains a Challenge

HOUSTON; Apr. 6, 2017 – Lacking enterprise-wide cyber analytics technology to monitor for cyberattacks, most oil and gas companies are not fully aware of when or even how cyberattacks might affect them, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
January 05, 2017

New Solutions from Accenture and SAP to Help Oil and Gas Companies Achieve Benefits Across the Hydrocarbon Value Chain

WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their collaboration in the oil and gas industry to develop two innovative digital solutions with cloud capabilities. Both will be designed to improve bottom-line benefits including increased downstream operating margins with reduced risk and increased upstream production with lower costs. 
November 01, 2016

BP Extends Agreement with Accenture as its Global Provider of Business Process Services for Finance and Accounting Through 2021

LONDON and HOUSTON; Nov. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that BP has extended an agreement by two years for Accenture to serve as its global provider of finance and accounting (F&A) business process services through 2021.