Gazprom Neft Adopts Digital Business Strategies to Drive New Efficiencies – says the 2019 CIO Agenda published by Gartner.
Gazprom Neft is the only Russian company that was included in The 2019 CIO Agenda published by Gartner each year.
“To stay relevant in the marketplace, Gazprom Neft turned to digital business, as digital transformation offered the company a tremendous opportunity to bring its business to a new level of efficiency.” – states Gartner.
Gazprom Neft has implemented a range of successful projects following the adoption of digital technologies, including blockchain, artificial intellect (AI), Big Data, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The considerable effectiveness of these has, already, been proved in developing “digital twins” for wells, drilling rigs, and refining facilities.
Gazprom Neft is gradually introducing “Industry 4.0” IoT technologies and new methodologies in operations process management. The company has begun developing its strategy for the business’s digital transformation, which is bringing together key program across 14 areas over the entire value chain, including “Cognitive Geology”, “The Intelligent Oilfield”, “The Digital Filling Station” and other initiatives. The first stage of this digitization program is expected to be completed by 2022.
Gazprom Neft is developing an integrated digital platform for continuous production management through which to implement its digital transformation program, intended to ensure the full and holistic integration of the company’s processes and functions, facilitate a fast rate of change and the speedy implementation of technologies, and allow the scaling-up of digital projects.
By implementing its digital strategy to 2030 Gazprom Neft plans a 1.5-fold reduction in exploration and field development lead-times and costs, a 40% reduction in major project lead times, and a reduction in production costs of 10%. Implementing this strategy will also allow the company to further improve industrial and workplace safety by significantly reducing employee involvement in higher-risk industrial processes, and by introducing unmanned production.
Andrey Belevtsev – Chief Digital Officer from Gazprom Neft will present at the 3rd IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil and Gas in Amsterdam. He will speak about Gazprom Neft’s plans to become a digital oil company and their experience in building a consistent digital architecture of the company. “On this way Gazprom Neft introduces a number of digital operations centres, implements AI to support key decisions, robotizes field operations. One of the key assets of this new architecture is the digital platform – its role is to streamline implementation of digital technology and boost performance of company businesses. The first implemented cases clearly demonstrate value of digitalization to the business – and drive further transformation of the company. Data becomes more than mere technology – in a digital oil company data is business”.