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Capgemini used its EnergyPath methodology to help an oilfield services company quickly deploy an end-to-end, SAP-based ICT infrastructure. Key success factors in the deployment were strong leadership and adherence to standard processes.


  • A newly formed oilfield services company needed a complete ICT infrastructure. It engaged with Capgemini to implement an end-to-end set of SAP technologies including financials and analytics.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the business requirements facing an oilfield services company created as a result of a rapid spin-off from its parent.
  • Explains Capgemini’s EnergyPath solution for implementing SAP technologies in upstream oil & gas.

Key questions answered

  • What were the key goals set by Capgemini’s customer in implementing an ICT infrastructure from scratch?
  • What were the key success factors in Capgemini’s implementation of SAP technologies for a new oilfield services company?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations for the upstream oil & gas industry

  • Recommendations for enterprises

Using packaged services to set up an SAP-based ICT infrastructure in upstream oil & gas

  • The problem: a lack of basic processes and management tools
  • The solution: end-to-end SAP, with little customization
  • The outcome: Strong leadership and adherence to standards delivered on the project's key goals


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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