Oil and Gas Pros Rapidly Embracing Social Media and Collaboration Tools; Yet Corporate Policy Lags, Reports New Microsoft and Accenture Survey

Oil and Gas Pros Rapidly Embracing Social Media and Collaboration Tools; Yet Corporate Policy Lags, Reports New Microsoft and Accenture Survey
 HOUSTON; Jan. 21, 2010 – Nearly 75 percent of oil and gas professionals see value in using social media and collaboration tools at work – an 83 percent jump from responses in last year’s similar poll – but corporate-wide endorsement of these tools continues to lag behind, reports a Microsoft Corp. and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today.
January 21, 2010

Accenture and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Help Metro de Madrid Transform Its Operations and Increase Service Levels

Accenture and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Help Metro de Madrid Transform Its Operations and Increase Service Levels
MADRID; Nov. 30, 2009 – Metro de Madrid, the third largest metro system in the world, has successfully introduced a program to transform its maintenance operations and provide higher standards of transportation services.  Metro de Madrid has teamed with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, to launch the program, known as ‘COMMIT’,  to increase operational performance and raise the level of its customer service.
November 30, 2009

Low Carbon Fuels Could Disrupt Oil Market Within Five Years, Accenture Report Finds

Low Carbon Fuels Could Disrupt Oil Market Within Five Years, Accenture Report Finds
NEW YORK; Nov. 10, 2009 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has identified the technologies that it predicts are most likely to transform the demand and supply of transport fuels and cut emissions within the next five years. In a report comparing advances in combustion engines, biofuels, electrification and other technologies, Accenture warns that their commercial viability will be delayed unless regulators more proactively support the transformation of science into applied technologies.  
November 10, 2009

U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Selects Accenture for Strategic Support on Smart Grid Roll Out

U.K.’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Selects Accenture for Strategic Support on Smart Grid Roll Out
LONDON; Oct. 8, 2009 -- Accenture has been selected by the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to provide strategic consulting
October 08, 2009

Accenture Selected to Design Smart Meter System Infrastructure for ComEd Pilot Program

Accenture Selected to Design Smart Meter System Infrastructure for ComEd Pilot Program
CHICAGO; Sept. 21, 2009 - ComEd, a unit of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), has chosen Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to design and deploy the data management system for its proposed Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot. The pilot, if approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), will assess how advanced technology can improve service reliability, help customers make smarter decisions about energy use and contribute to lower energy costs and reduced carbon emissions.
September 21, 2009

BP Taps Accenture to Provide SAP Applications Development Services

BP Taps Accenture to Provide SAP Applications Development Services
LONDON and NEW YORK; Aug. 26, 2009 -- BP has awarded Accenture (NYSE:ACN) a contract to provide BP with information technology application development services. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
August 26, 2009

Consumers Warm to Nuclear Power in Fight against Fossil Fuel Dependency, Accenture Survey Finds

Consumers Warm to Nuclear Power in Fight against Fossil Fuel Dependency, Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; March 17,  2009 — More than two-thirds of people around the world believe that their countries should start using or increase their use of nuclear power, according to findings of a global survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 17, 2009

Accenture and Outokumpu Extend Application Outsourcing Agreement

Accenture and Outokumpu Extend Application Outsourcing Agreement
HELSINKI; Jan. 22, 2009 Outokumpu (HEX: OUT), an international stainless steel company, has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year application outsourcing contract to provide Outokumpu with application development and application management services for its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system on a global basis.
January 22, 2009

Accenture and TechniData to Develop Joint Environmental, Health and Safety Solutions for Chemical Industry based on SAP

FRANKFURT/MARKDORF; May 19, 2008 Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and TechniData, a leading supplier of compliance management solutions in the areas of product, environmental, chemical and health & safety, will develop global environmental, health and safety (EH&S) solutions for chemical companies to help them comply with regulations such as REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances), a European Community regulation on the safe use of chemicals.
May 19, 2008

Accenture to Acquire ATAN, Brazilian Provider of IT and Automation Solutions

NEW YORK; May 19, 2008 -- Accenture has agreed to acquire ATAN, a privately held provider of industrial information technology (IT) and automation solutions based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
May 19, 2008