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BP Taps Accenture to Provide SAP Applications Development Services


LONDON and NEW YORK.- BP has awarded Accenture (NYSE:ACN) a contract to provide BP with information technology application development services. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Accenture will help BP simplify, standardize and consolidate its IT software applications to meet BP’s goals of achieving efficiency throughout the organization and to manage IT costs. Under the agreement, Accenture will be BP’s strategic service provider for its SAP development work.

Dana Deasy, BP Group CIO, said: "I’ve been very pleased with the quality of Accenture’s proposal and to have selected them as one of our strategic application development and application maintenance vendors. In awarding Accenture our SAP development work we look forward to taking advantage of their extensive SAP know-how and leveraging their deep understanding of the oil and gas Industry. This contract will help BP to accelerate the implementation of SAP across the organization, and lower our overall cost base.”

John Downie, senior executive with Accenture’s Energy industry group, said, “We are delighted that BP has selected Accenture as its strategic service provider for SAP development work. Our relationship with BP spans more than 20 years; we look forward to helping BP to further leverage its IT investments, increase operational performance and gain efficiencies.”


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