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Microsoft
Oil & Gas

To be profitable in today's volatile market, oil & gas companies must reduce cost and increase productivity, while controlling operational risks, across all segments of their business. Advances in technology offer the capability to increase the productive return from existing assets, streamline process efficiency, attract and retain talent, and improve employee output.

Microsoft delivers business value to the oil & gas industry with big data and advanced analytics tools to interpret real-time data; increased mobility for field personnel; trusted cloud services to aggregate and process data sets; and enhanced productivity and collaboration that connects users with their work anywhere, anytime, on any device.

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Connected oil & gas field
  • Optimize production and costs, maintain safety, and maximize hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Leverage all sensors and devices for data-driven insights and actions.
  • Integrate key workflows, information, and people.
  • Accelerate time-consuming work processes.
  • Enable asset-oriented lifecycle management.

Enterprise Technology in Oil & Gas

Big data and analytics:

The successful application of big data analytics yields a significant advantage across the end-to-end value chain of the oil & gas industry. The Cortana Analytics suite includes capabilities such as Machine Learning and Stream Analytics to help make sense of this data and improve operations efficiency in real-time. Azure IoT suite simplifies data ingestion via standards-based interfaces and processing for real-time operations monitoring and long term planning.

Mobility:
 

Providing fit-for-purpose information access to people both working in the field and travelling between sites is critical to business productivity and good decision making in the oil & gas industry. Microsoft provides a seamless user experience that enables employees to remain effective when using applications on almost any device to communicate and collaborate, consume, and create information.

Trusted cloud:
 

Cloud services drive an increase in productivity, offer a capacity for innovation, and provide cost savings opportunities. Azure allows companies to process and share large data sets securely, including geospatial and subsurface data. Azure also provides access to device-driven solutions and the application of the Internet of Things (IoT) to business critical safety and profitability objectives, including smart oil field technologies.

Productivity & collaboration:

Maximizing collaboration within groups and across the organization enables a broader exchange of ideas, challenges, and solutions by leveraging expertise throughout the corporation. Microsoft delivers integrated solutions for increased productivity, collaboration, and business insights by connecting people to people, and people to information and systems regardless of their location and device.

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Connected oil & gas field
  • Optimize production and costs, maintain safety, and maximize hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Leverage all sensors and devices for data-driven insights and actions.
  • Integrate key workflows, information, and people.
  • Accelerate time-consuming work processes.
  • Enable asset-oriented lifecycle management.
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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
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Stakeholder management
  • Engage and manage an open dialogue with external stakeholders.
  • Optimize and manage business processes associated with land management, owner support, case management, environmental compliance, asset/equipment management, and customer relationship management.
  • Log, analyze, and resolve support incidents and service issues with streamlined access to service contracts, FAQs, and historical customer information.
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Capital project management
  • Define governance workflow steps and designate approvers for entire project lifecycles.
  • Compare and select projects to fund based on timing, availability, and economics.
  • Share relevant project plans with external parties (for example, government officials, partners, landholders).
  • Manage project change orders, contractual obligations, and budget projections.

SOLUTIONS

Exploration

Oil & gas exploration generates huge volumes of data and demands complex analysis of diverse data types, including seismic data, test core samples, well logs, geological, satellite, and GIS imagery. Microsoft solutions enable deep insights to improve decision making and minimize risks in oil & gas exploration.

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Connected oil & gas field
  • Optimize production and costs, maintain safety, and maximize hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Leverage all sensors and devices for data-driven insights and actions.
  • Integrate key workflows, information, and people.
  • Accelerate time-consuming work processes.
  • Enable asset-oriented lifecycle management.
Oil
Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.

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Development

The optimal development of a hydrocarbon field requires advanced modeling and data analysis techniques, integrating static and dynamic data to improve reservoir modeling and characterization. Azure provides the high performance platform for high resolution simulation, advanced visualization, and analytics for data-driven models.

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Connected oil & gas field
  • Optimize production and costs, maintain safety, and maximize hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Leverage all sensors and devices for data-driven insights and actions.
  • Integrate key workflows, information, and people.
  • Accelerate time-consuming work processes.
  • Enable asset-oriented lifecycle management.
Oil
Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
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Stakeholder management
  • Engage and manage an open dialogue with external stakeholders.
  • Optimize and manage business processes associated with land management, owner support, case management, environmental compliance, asset/equipment management, and customer relationship management.
  • Log, analyze, and resolve support incidents and service issues with streamlined access to service contracts, FAQs, and historical customer information.
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Capital project management
  • Define governance workflow steps and designate approvers for entire project lifecycles.
  • Compare and select projects to fund based on timing, availability, and economics.
  • Share relevant project plans with external parties (for example, government officials, partners, landholders).
  • Manage project change orders, contractual obligations, and budget projections.
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Operations excellence
  • Increase business insights and productivity through the aggregation of data from different aspects of the business for analysis, reporting, and KPI metrics.
  • Analyze historical and real-time data and leverage machine learning to predict future events for asset/equipment integrity programs, production optimization, and environmental risk management.
  • Accelerate informed decisions with data-driven insight to achieve business goals.

SOLUTIONS

Drilling & Production

Optimizing both drilling progress as well as oil & gas production is fundamental to achieving profitability, and must be done while maintaining safety and adhering to regulations. Microsoft solutions leverage data streamed from connected sensors and disparate systems to improve asset integrity, lower non-productive time, and drive production optimization.

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Make informed decisions based on real-time data insights.

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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
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Operations excellence
  • Increase business insights and productivity through the aggregation of data from different aspects of the business for analysis, reporting, and KPI metrics.
  • Analyze historical and real-time data and leverage machine learning to predict future events for asset/equipment integrity programs, production optimization, and environmental risk management.
  • Accelerate informed decisions with data-driven insight to achieve business goals.
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Supply chain optimization
  • Monitor and optimize inventory and movement of raw materials and products across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Link suppliers, partners, stakeholders, and customers as a virtual organization across the supply chain.
  • Manage and resolve customer and/or product quality issues and customer service incidents.

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Processing

Oil & gas processing facilities must efficiently analyze and act on operational data to maintain plant uptime and remove contaminants from product streams. Microsoft solutions empower decision makers to access and analyze operations and supply chain data to improve processing efficiencies and optimize product logistics.

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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
Oil
Operations excellence
  • Increase business insights and productivity through the aggregation of data from different aspects of the business for analysis, reporting, and KPI metrics.
  • Analyze historical and real-time data and leverage machine learning to predict future events for asset/equipment integrity programs, production optimization, and environmental risk management.
  • Accelerate informed decisions with data-driven insight to achieve business goals.
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Supply chain optimization
  • Monitor and optimize inventory and movement of raw materials and products across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Link suppliers, partners, stakeholders, and customers as a virtual organization across the supply chain.
  • Manage and resolve customer and/or product quality issues and customer service incidents.

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Transportation & Storage

The transportation and storage of oil & gas demands a clear visibility of inventory that can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device to optimize the business’ supply chain. Microsoft solutions permit organizations to track and trace products across the end-to-end supply chain, enabling productivity and efficiency improvements throughout the business.

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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
Oil
Supply chain optimization
  • Monitor and optimize inventory and movement of raw materials and products across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Link suppliers, partners, stakeholders, and customers as a virtual organization across the supply chain.
  • Manage and resolve customer and/or product quality issues and customer service incidents.

SOLUTIONS

Trading

Oil & gas supply and trading aims to optimize commercial margins in a diverse, dynamic, and global market environment. Microsoft provides data mining, machine learning, and predictive analytics solutions that empower decision makers to analyze trading risks and highlight commercial opportunities ahead of the competition.

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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
Oil
Capital project management
  • Define governance workflow steps and designate approvers for entire project lifecycles.
  • Compare and select projects to fund based on timing, availability, and economics.
  • Share relevant project plans with external parties (for example, government officials, partners, landholders).
  • Manage project change orders, contractual obligations, and budget projections.
Oil
Operations excellence
  • Increase business insights and productivity through the aggregation of data from different aspects of the business for analysis, reporting, and KPI metrics.
  • Analyze historical and real-time data and leverage machine learning to predict future events for asset/equipment integrity programs, production optimization, and environmental risk management.
  • Accelerate informed decisions with data-driven insight to achieve business goals.
Oil
Supply chain optimization
  • Monitor and optimize inventory and movement of raw materials and products across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Link suppliers, partners, stakeholders, and customers as a virtual organization across the supply chain.
  • Manage and resolve customer and/or product quality issues and customer service incidents.

SOLUTIONS

Refining & Distribution

Refining and distribution is a complex operation where the effective use of big data and advanced analytics can improve efficiency, asset integrity, workplace safety, and overall profitability. Microsoft offers a broad set of business solutions to leverage legacy systems, address skill-set challenges of changing employee demographics, and deliver operational insights to enable the safe and profitable management of the business.

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Intelligent search & discovery
  • Present all context-relevant information with proactive search and discovery.
  • Leverage automated information discovery for improved collaboration and sharing.
  • Enable evergreen stewardship of best practices and contextual information.
  • Reduce problem resolution time for higher productivity.
  • Enable leaner and accelerated training programs.
Oil
Supply chain optimization
  • Monitor and optimize inventory and movement of raw materials and products across the end-to-end supply chain.
  • Link suppliers, partners, stakeholders, and customers as a virtual organization across the supply chain.
  • Manage and resolve customer and/or product quality issues and customer service incidents.
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Retail fuel modernization
  • Provide superior consumer experiences at the pump and convenience stores with secure mobile payments to drive customer loyalty and increase unit sales.
  • Grow revenue and maximize profitability by reducing transaction fees with alternative payments.
  • Use customer behavioral analytics and promotions through digital loyalty programs to provide incentives for increasing purchases.

SOLUTIONS

Marketing & Sales

In a competitive environment, organizations must continually deliver new product and customer experiences, improve business processes, and find novel ways to deliver value to customers. Microsoft solutions allow organizations to achieve marketing and business goals through building customer loyalty and differentiating their product brand.

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Microsoft Value Drivers

The Microsoft trusted cloud platform, advanced technologies, and ecosystem of leading industry-specific partner solutions leverage your existing technology investments and enable business improvement quickly and cost-effectively across your organization.

End-to-end solution:

The Microsoft platform maximizes delivered value with standards-based integration of solutions, providing advanced analytics and business insights, knowledge management and discovery, personal productivity and collaboration, mobility, and security. The mobile-first, cloud-first platform and solutions connect people, systems, devices, and information.

Partner Ecosystems:

The Microsoft platform has the largest partner ecosystem of best-in-class line of business application providers and system integrators. This ecosystem leverages your existing investments in technology and chosen solutions, allowing virtually unlimited choice and flexibility in selecting the best applications to meet your unique business needs.

Cost effective:

Azure provides a highly scalable, secure, and cost-effective platform for information storage, high performance computing, advanced analytics, visualization and business process management. It is the only platform that supports a fully hybrid architecture, giving organizations complete flexibility and control of data and applications delivered between public and private clouds.

Usability:

Microsoft empowers individuals and organizations to do more with advanced technologies. By designing technologies such as Power BI, Azure Machine Learning, and Azure IoT to maximize usability for a broader set of users with wide ranging IT skills, Microsoft helps enterprises apply advanced technologies to business challenges once deemed too costly or complex to solve.

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