Offshore Service Provider Yinson Selects IFS

IFS Applications for offshore service to enhance project control and improve operational efficiency IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Yinson Holdings Berhad, the Malaysian offshore support and logistics company has chosen to deploy IFS Applications™ to support its onshore and offshore operations. The contract includes licenses and services worth approximately US$ 2 million.…

Utility Companies Redefine Customer Engagement

SAP AG today announced the release of SAP Multichannel Foundation for Utilities software, enabling utility companies to provide real-time, unified customer engagement through customer-preferred channels. A multichannel, self-service approach helps drive increased customer satisfaction, higher profit margins and lower average response times to customer requests. The announcement was made at European Utilities Week, being held…

Railroad Commission of Texas Taps CGI to Fuel Performance Gains

IT Modernization Will Improve Permitting and Compliance Operations in Nation’s Leading Energy Producing State CGI today announced it has been awarded a US$13.9 million IT modernization contract over two years by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Texas is the nation’s largest oil producing state, and the Railroad Commission regulates its oil and gas industry. The…

Leading North American Utility Companies Awarded for Excellence by SAP

SAP AG today announced the winners of the 2013 Best-Run Utilities Awards, annual awards presented to North American customers that excel in innovative and sustainable practices resulting from successful implementations of SAP solutions. The announcement was made at the SAP for Utilities North American conference, being held Sept. 15-17 in Huntington Beach, Calif. Utility companies…

UK Department of Energy and Climate Change Selects CGI

CGI today announced that it was chosen by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as the data service provider for the Data Communications Company (DCC) subject to contract negotiations. CGI will develop and operate the solution that will link gas and electricity meters with the business systems of utility companies needed to deliver the…

Oracle Japan Focuses on IT System Initiative for Electric Industry in Japan

Sparks New Proposals for Electric Companies in Japan by Utilizing Oracle’s Best Practice of Electric Utilities Deregulation and Separation of Electricity Generation and Transmission/Distribution in Overseas Markets Oracle Japan will focus an ERP system initiative for electric industry in Japan. The Electricity System Reform, pursued by the Japanese Government, aims to achieve three purposes: [i]…

SAP and Leading Utility Companies Create a Sustainable Future for Energy

To help utility companies gain insights into the changing market and drive industry co-innovation, SAP AG, a world leader in ERP software, today announced the “Utility of Tomorrow” contest. The goal of the contest is to promote, accelerate and share transformative and innovative ideas with utility companies. The contest is focused on creating a connected,…

Yarra Valley Water Uses Oracle Engineered Systems for Mission Critical Business Applications

Utility Uses Private Cloud Solution and Improves Business Performance and ROI Yarra Valley Water (YVW) has implemented an Oracle Engineered Systems infrastructure to provide a standardized IT architecture aimed at helping the utility to improve ERP system performance, achieve a better ROI and enhance customer service. Owned by the Victorian State Government, YVW is the…

Epicor Renews Energy Management Solution to Support Environmental Sustainability

Rebranded Offering Aligns Business Practices to Help Companies Reduce Operational Costs and Energy Impact Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in ERP software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today unveiled Epicor Energy Management, formerly Epicor Carbon Connect. The rebranded Epicor Energy Management suite provides companies the ability to identify, analyze, audit, track,…

High Voltage: ERP Software For the Energy, Utilities, Oil, and Gas Industry

ERP software can be complex, but especially so in the energy, utilities, oil, and gas industry.  With all the talk of clean and renewable energy, it’s interesting that not as much has been said about how these new energy companies, along with existing energy firms, are going to handle the changes and complexities of their…