Lumber, pulp, papermaking, metals and mining companies
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. 
December 09, 2015

Accenture to Expand Consulting, Digital and Cyber Security Services for Industrial Asset and Operations Management Through Acquisition of Cimation

HOUSTON; Dec. 9; 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire 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. Together, the companies will provide end-to-end services to transform industrial asset operations and maintenance for oil and gas, pipeline, chemicals, metals and mining companies – from the sensors on field equipment, such as connected oil and gas wells, to boardroom performance reports.  
October 18, 2015

Middle East Already Embracing Five Technology Trends Affecting the Digital Transformation of Public and Private Sectors, Accenture Finds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; Oct. 18, 2015 – In its annual global technology outlook, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified five technology trends that will re-shape markets by creating new digital ‘ecosystems’ and found that leading businesses and governments in the Middle East have new strategies and projects in place to capitalize on digital transformation opportunities.
September 23, 2015

Accenture Internet of Things Centre of Excellence for Resources Opens in Singapore to Help Companies in Asia Pacific Capitalise on Technology Innovations

SINGAPORE; Sept. 23, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an Internet of Things Centre of Excellence for Resources in Singapore to help companies transform their businesses through a combination of deep industry experience and innovative technologies.
August 17, 2015

Accenture to Acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), the Management Consulting Arm of Schlumberger, to Expand Accenture Strategy Capabilities in Upstream Oil and Gas

HOUSTON; Aug. 17, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), the management consulting unit of Schlumberger, a global leader in oilfield services. The acquisition will expand the capabilities of Accenture Strategy in helping the world’s major exploration and production companies achieve greater competitiveness and growth. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and completion of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. 
July 15, 2015

Accenture and Avanade to Help Freeport-McMoRan Implement Cloud-Based IT Model Based on Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure

NEW YORK; July 15, 2015 ­– Accenture(NYSE: ACN) has signed a five-year contract with Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, to continue migrating its information technology (IT) operations to a cloud-based model.  Aligned to its cloud strategy, the project is designed to help Freeport-McMoRan achieve its “IT of the Future” objective – which includes making the company more agile and enabling it to innovate faster – while reducing costs and improving service quality and satisfaction.
July 13, 2015

Accenture Helps Shanghai Electric Power Expand into European Energy Market

SHANGHAI; July 13, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Shanghai Electric Power (SEP) in its initial expansion into the European energy market, which included investments in the power-generating market in Malta. In its strategic consulting role, Accenture will now help SEP with post-merger integration in Malta and with international branding.
April 12, 2015

Rio Tinto Teams with Accenture to Move to Ground Breaking “As-a-Service” Model in the Cloud

LONDON & MELBOURNE; April 13, 2015 – Rio Tinto, a global diversified mining company, will move to a ground breaking information systems and technology (IS&T) delivery model, partnering with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to shape and deliver the transformation. The new model will migrate core enterprise IS&T systems to an “As-a-Service” solution based in the cloud. It also incorporates consumption based pricing to ensure costs are fully flexible and in line with business demand.
December 15, 2014

Accenture Recognised as Market Leader in Ovum Decision Matrix on Utilities IT-OT Integration

LONDON; Dec. 15, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “market leader” in a new Ovum report titled, “Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an IT-OT integration partner, 2014-15,” which spans the global utilities industry.
December 08, 2014

Utilities Face Significant Revenue Losses from Growth of Solar, Storage and Energy Efficiency, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK and LONDON; Dec. 8, 2014 – Continued growth of distributed energy resources and energy efficiency measures could cause significant demand disruption and drive down utilities’ revenues by up to $48 billion a year in the United States and €61 billion a year in Europe by 2025, according to Accenture’s Digitally Enabled Grid research.