Arrow Energy rolls in Shell SAP blueprint

 

Almost half of Queensland employees to gain access.

Arrow Energy has started the roll-in of Shell's global SAP enterprise resource planning template to 420 workers across its Queensland operations.

The company, responsible for a multi-billion dollar liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the state, is 50 percent-owned by Royal Dutch Shell.

Roll-in of the Shell SAP template started in June 2011 and is expected to be completed for go-live on April 10 this year.

The template includes finance/control (FI/CO), investment management (IM), asset management (AM), project system (PS), plant maintenance (PM), materials management (MM) and business warehouse (BW) modules.

It also covers elements of SAP's industry solution for oil & gas, known as IS OIL. The roll-in project has been codenamed SAPphire.

An Arrow Energy spokeswoman told iTnews that approximately 420 of Arrow's 900 staff are being trained as SAP users.

"The roll out of SAPphire within Arrow covers the company's entire operations in Brisbane, Moranbah, Dalby, [the] Braemar 2 power station near Dalby and additional sites as they become operational," the spokeswoman said.

Arrow Energy's main LNG project will see coal seam gas extracted from reserves in central and south-east Queensland and piped to a processing facility on Curtis Island, off Gladstone, to be liquefied for export.

The company wholly-owns Braemar 2, which generates power using coal seam gas.

Shell's SAP template comes from the oil giant's Exploration & Production (EP) business unit.

The R/3 based template is used by 17,000 staff in 22 countries worldwide and was initially rolled out with assistance from Accenture.

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.


Arrow Energy rolls in Shell SAP blueprint
 
 
 
Top Stories
Meet FABACUS, Westpac's first computer
GE225 operators celebrate gold anniversary.
 
NSW Govt gets ready to throw out the floppy disks
[Opinion] Dominic Perrottet says its time for government to catch up.
 
iiNet facing new copyright battle with Hollywood
Fighting to protect customer details.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
In which area is your IT shop hiring the most staff?




   |   View results
IT security and risk
  25%
 
Sourcing and strategy
  12%
 
IT infrastructure (servers, storage, networking)
  22%
 
End user computing (desktops, mobiles, apps)
  15%
 
Software development
  26%
TOTAL VOTES: 328

Vote
Would your InfoSec team be prepared to share threat data with the Australian Government?

   |   View results
Yes
  57%
 
No
  43%
TOTAL VOTES: 136

Vote