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THE DIGITAL DOWNSTREAM

Disrupt complexity in volatile markets

Disrupt complexity in volatile markets

Operational efficiency transformed
Our development of a fleet management tool for a Big 4 downstream client helped them to capitalize on growth through mergers and acquisitions.

Cognizant’s Oil and Gas practice understands the complexities of the downstream landscape.

With so many variables in play—volatile oil prices, refinery shutdown efficiencies, plant maintenance and safety regulations among them—top industry players rely on us for new ways to streamline operations and manage agility without compromising profitability.
Our digital offerings help downstream refinery operators, secondary distributors and retailers make better decisions that generate new value and growth. In short, to achieve enterprise transformation in the competitive years ahead.

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In today’s competitive downstream markets, look to Cognizant’s digital offerings for lasting improvements.

See how a major Saudi oil and gas company was able to integrate its enterprise components and automate its warehouse management system, increasing efficiency by 200%. 
 

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OIL & GAS ECOSYSTEM

Targeted solutions

Smart packaged solutions that help downstream providers transform for the digital age.

Digital Workforce Mobility

A mobile operations platform that offers efficiency, control and predictability in yard operations.

Operational Intelligence Platform (OIP)

OIP helps field operations managers improve decision making, access more timely data and remain alert to possible problems.

Additional capabilities

  • Digital Plant Operations

    MAXIMIZE YOUR REFINERY EFFICIENCY

    Digital Plant Operations

    Several Cognizant capabilities are aimed at making refinery operations run better and more efficiently. These include:

    • Enterprise Solutions for Plant/Refinery Operations—ERP product evaluations and implementations.

    • Integrated Plant Operations—Coordinates operations across multiple refineries and integrates data management for budgeting and forecasting.

    • Integrated Asset Management—IT/OT integrations and predictive analytics to monitor critical equipment from centralized remote stations; includes integrated asset analytics.

    • Industrial Mobility—Integrates industrial solutions with mobile devices to enable route compliance and improve overall asset reliability.
  • Digital Supply Chain

    OPTIMIZE THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Designed specifically for our oil and gas clients, these solutions optimize the supply chain and help it run more efficiently. Our capabilities include:

    • Supply Chain Planning and Optimization—Features digital interventions across demand planning, product supply planning, connected hydrocarbon logistics reports, product dispatch, receipt and storage planning.

    • Supply Chain Operations and Scheduling—Includes inventory position management, production management, terminal management and schedule balancing.

    • Supply Chain Execution and Settlement—Includes digital interventions for handling multi-entity complex executions and settlements.

    • Supply Chain Reporting and Analytics—Features inventory optimization, product reconciliation, P&L analysis, risk management and more.
  • Digital Retailing and Marketing

    ENHANCE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Cognizant’s retail operations management solutions focus on identifying retail operations bottlenecks to streamline end to end solutions. Our services include:

    • End to End Management of Digital Applications for Fuel Business—Order to cash, procure to pay, and record to report process optimization, retail automation solution design and implementation, pricing analytics, operational analytics and fraud analytics.

    • Customer Experience Management—Includes advisory and consulting services and design and implementation of customized solutions to re-invent and re-imagine customer experience. Additional solutions include digital marketing, integrated loyalty program solutions, marketing branding and promotion management, digital interventions such as personalization, omnichannel payments, chatbots, cloud CRM, RFID, QR, wearables and virtual reality (VR).

    • Distributor Management and Performance Management Consulting—Technical support services to improve dealer performance including: end-to-end management of dealer applications (order management and dispatch management), implementation of distributor management system (DMS), financial planning and accounting, order management and sales forecasting.

    • Incentive and Reward Program Design—A variety of solutions designed to improve the customer experience.
  • Retail Merchandising at Convenience Stores / Omnichannel Replenishment and Order Fulfillment

    AUTOMATION FOR CONVENIENCE STORES

    Cognizant’s merchandising solutions for convenience stores include Retail Outlet Automation, real-time controls, visibility and operational insights for sales and operations. Related features include demand and supply planning, supply chain visibility and management, merchandising, vendor management and Digital Payments.
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Featured work

A Major Manufacturer of Tubular Technology
RESULTS
A Major Manufacturer of Tubular Technology

used for oil and gas tied together several ERP systems it had acquired and saved 65% in operations costs.

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TGS, one of the world’s largest subsurface data providers,
RESULTS
TGS, one of the world’s largest subsurface data providers,

speeds access to insights via an online information ecosystem.

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A leading global energy provider
RESULTS
A leading global energy provider

implemented an AI powered virtual assistant and increased user satisfaction by 60%.

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OIL & GAS MANAGEMENT

Leadership

Brian Jones

Vice President and Practice Head, Energy and Utilities

Brian Jones, Vice President and Practice Head, Energy and Utilities
Robert Gjetsund

O&G Consulting Leader, Europe

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Serving customers by looking forward as well as back is a big promise, but the power of today’s new digital capabilities is vast and growing.

Let's talk about how digital can work for your business.