Accenture Helps Occidental Advance Its Digital Transformation

Collaboration designed to increase efficiency and reduce costs

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Occidental Petroleum, an international
oil and gas exploration and production company, accelerate the
transformation of its information technology architecture in support of
its business objectives.

Accenture, working with Occidental since 2016, is continuing to
collaborate on ways to streamline core business processes from the back
office to field operations to improve operational agility and efficiency
and unlock business value.

Targeted benefits include reduced downtime and operational cost as well
as enhanced production using digital capabilities. Accenture’s
Innovation Hub will help the project’s teams to explore and act on the
latest thinking, industry research and cutting-edge technology.

“Occidental strives to implement transformational technologies to
improve operations and increase efficiencies across all of our business
units,” said Yanni Charalambous, vice president and CIO for Occidental.
“We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Accenture to
capitalize on leading digital technologies and practices.”

Jeff Miers, a managing director in Accenture’s Energy practice and
client account lead for Occidental, said, “Occidental is taking an
end-to-end look at how digital technologies can be applied in the
organization. This approach leaves no stone unturned in the hunt for new
ways of working and improving efficiencies across the company.”

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network —
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120
countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world
works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Contacts

Guy Cantwell
Accenture
+1 281 900 9089
[email protected]

Matt Corser
Accenture
+44 755 784 9009
[email protected]

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