Oil & Gas ERP

All-in-one ERP Solution for Oilfield Service Company with a Field Force Companion App

Short summary

Client: Global oilfield service company

Need: To build a custom ERP solution

Challenge: The client wanted to change the approach in managing business processes and get the long-term solution within customized software as none of the off-the-shelf solutions comprehensively addressed all their needs and requirements.

Solution: EXISTEK had provided the cross-functional dedicated team to be involved in the full-cycle software development. Our team helped to deliver the cutting-edge ERP software and a mobile companion application.

Impact: The assigned developers managed to get quickly acquainted with the specification of ERP software for the oilfield industry and roll out the required solution in a timely manner and with all required functionality.

Location

Technologies

MS SQL

azure

java

.NET

dotNetNuke

Team size

10 specialists

Duration

7 years
5.0 five stars

CEO & Founder, Consulting Services Provider

Users have been satisfied with each solution, giving reason to expand the original scope of the engagement. Existek meets deadlines and communicates daily. The developers are committed and resolve problems quickly when they arise. They never say “no” and always deliver above expectataions.

What’s the ERP solution for?

The custom Oil & Gas ERP helps one of the largest global oilfield service companies to perform everyday tasks faster, better, and more efficiently. While integrated with all the organization services, the provided solution allowed the customer to achieve significant increments in various areas and resulted in better business performance.

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ERP software

The development team has delivered the fully-functional web ERP solution while focusing on the core functionality required for the oilfield service company. It helped to gain increased visibility, enhance analytics and build business efficiency.

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Field force companion app

Besides, the team has come with the idea of developing the field force companion application to allocate tasks, optimize work orders and search assets.

Core features

The implemented ERP solution integrates required functionality into one unified system to streamline processes across the entire business unit. The main requirement was to address most specific operational processes and identify new options for improving the oil and gas industry activities.

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ERP Software

Order tracking module

The core functionality that supports the creation and management of work orders for different assets and locations. It provides a broad overview of order service activity, product, and budget planning. The dashboard helps structure such data as user activity, RFID assets, repairs, and work order reporting.

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Reporting module

Effective reporting handles timely data processing, operational issue identification, and improved decision-making. The module compiles such data as incoming reports, various types of statistics, inspection results, rotating hours, etc.

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Repair module

The essential module to maintain repairs and component replacements. It covers the entire process from assigning the repair to completing the order, whereas administrators get the overview and check the detailed statistics.

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Logistic module

The oilfield industry requires quality management of the supply chain. Besides, it usually needs to cover coordination in different locations worldwide. This module deals with inventory, storage, packing lists, asset movements.

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QMS Module

The quality management system focuses on compliance enforcement and high-quality production. It supports continuous advancements as it gains insight into various processes and independently identifies new areas for improvement in each location.

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Admin data module

Launching the admin module enables managing factual data for the oilfield services. It allows collecting, processing, viewing, or analyzing data on orders, customers, business areas, report changelogs, localization, etc.

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HR module

Human resource management focuses on hiring, developing, and retaining the right talent in each location. It gets the organization to align human resources strategically while meeting the outlined business goals and needs.

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Field force companion app

The application increases the productivity of the field force team and enables better operation processing. With the adoption of the RFID (Radio-frequency identification ) technology, the mobile solution focuses on supporting rapid and accurate identification and inventory management. The field force companion app is designed to streamline work orders, manage inventory, pair RFID items, search and relocate assets. Being integrated with the ERP software enables efficient processing of daily operations and supports a connected workforce.

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Discovery stage

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Project objective

The client had a goal of creating the all-purpose software for the oilfield industry to address business needs. The company was interested in a quick, cost-effective, and safe solution to maintain operations and optimize tasks.
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Challenges

  • Improve business processes
  • Streamline reporting and analytics
  • Utilize the real-time data for asset optimization
  • Gain better visibility of field operations
  • Higher management performance
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Solution

EXISTEK has provided full-cycle software development services to deliver the all-purpose solution for the global oilfield service company. It includes custom ERP software to perform operations and workflows faster and better and a mobile companion app to use the field force more efficiently.
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Collected requirements

Client's vision and main goals
  • Business process management
  • Data consolidation to the digital forms
  • Strategic reporting
  • Asset optimization
  • Scalable and flexible solution
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Discovery stage

How we conducted the requirements analysis
  • Assigned the dedicated business analysts
  • Involved the technical lead and the data architect to conduct the comprehensive research
  • Discovery meetings with the client’s team
  • 160+ hours to produce documentation
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Deliverables

What EXISTEK produced during the analysis stage
  • The Software Requirements Specification (SRS) document
  • System Architecture and Database Design documents
  • The detailed development plan
  • The project’s timeline and engagement model
  • The dedicated development team with required expertise
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Oil & Gas ERP structure

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Development and testing

Technology choice

The development team looked for the right set of technologies as the key to attaining primary project objectives. EXISTEK has conducted comprehensive research to identify technologies that enable adapting long-lasting workflows and operations within the custom Oil and Gas ERP solution.

Backend

Microsoft SQL

azure

29%

MS SQL takes the 5th place among commonly used databases

31%

Azure is the 3rd widely used cloud platform

ERP Frontend

.NET

dotNetNuke

37%

.NET framework gets the most love among professional developers

1M+

members of the DNN community

Mobile

java

35%

Java takes the 5th place among commonly used programming languages

9M

developers in the Java community worldwide

Development tools

jira

slack

65K+

Jira customers worldwilde

600K

companies around the world use Slack

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How we ensure visibility for the client

It’s one of the fundamental principles for EXISTEK’s team to get our customers fully involved in the development process. We use the best market practices to establish direct and effective communication on both sides. It ensures closer collaboration, supports the mindset of continuous improvement, and enables quality software implementation.

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Agile methodologies
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Daily meetings and weekly progress reports
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In-house control level

Dedicated team composition

The dedicated development approach was a perfect match for this project collaboration. Our client was interested in a wide range of technical expertise and the ability to scale the team according to rising requirements. They started with 4 developers and later extended the team to 10 dedicated specialists.

The dedicated team model is chosen for transparency of the development process and efficient project management. The client gets access to task tracking, directs the development process, and adjusts it to the rising needs. As for EXISTEK, we take responsibility for project management, performance improvement, and high-quality software implementation.

Product owner
In-House team
Dedicated development team
CTO / Client’s project manager
Vendor’s project manager
Backend
Frontend
Mobile
QA team
3 developers
3 developers
1 developer
2 engineers

Assigned specialists

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Backend developer
Vladislav
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Frontend developer
Andrew
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Android developer
Stepan
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Backend developer
Yulia
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Frontend developer
Sergey
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QA engineer
Inna
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Backend developer
Artem
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Frontend вeveloper
Andrew
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QA engineer
Katia
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Project manager
Volodymyr

Project summary

EXISTEK’s dedicated development team helped the customer roll out custom ERP software in due time and with all planned functionality. The results of digital tools implementation were quick and impressive. Information consolidation and organization in the legible form increased the number and quality of operations over time. Data standardization enabled the oilfield service company to generate reports and analytics to screen the performance of territory units and avoid potential obstacles. It also helped speed up routine activities, like payrolls, improved customer experience, health, safety, and environment management. Besides, the team created the field force companion app to simplify daily workflows and increase business productivity.

85%

Custom Oil and Gas ERP software development

15%

Field force companion app development

85%

Custom Oil and Gas ERP software development

Oil and Gas ERP software modules:

  • Order tracking
  • Reporting
  • Repair
  • Logistic
  • HMS
  • QMS
  • Admin data
  • HR

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Field force companion app development

Field force companion app features:

  • Work Orders
  • Inventory
  • Pair RFID item
  • Packing list
  • Search assets
  • Length report

Highlights

7
years
of close and effective cooperation
8
ERP modules
to automate business processes
127
features
implemented for custom ERP software
7
mobile app
functions to support the field force team
of close and effective cooperation
to automate business processes
implemented for custom ERP software
functions to support the field force team




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