Cyprus-based Songa Offshore SE, an international midwater drilling contractor active in the North Atlantic basin, has chosen to deploy IFS Applications for Offshore Service to support its onshore and offshore operations. The contract includes licenses and services worth approximately NOK40 million.
Songa Offshore operates five semisubmersible drilling units and is scheduled to add four rigs in 2014 and 2015. The company chose IFS Applications to support onshore and offshore operations within maintenance, supply chain, project management, and financials. The solution also features support for replication and document management.
“We chose IFS Applications because it offered us a comprehensive and proven industry solution that could standardize our business processes,” CEO Songa Offshore Bjørnar Iversen said. “We are convinced that IFS Applications will support and make our operations even more efficient and robust.”
“This important customer win confirms IFS’s leading position in the oil and gas industry as well as our long track record of delivering integrated industry solutions to offshore drilling contractors,” said Glenn Arnesen, CEO, IFS Scandinavia. “We are pleased to support Songa Offshore’s strategy to become a robust and NCS-focused company and look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship.”
IFS expects Songa to go live with the solution at end of 2014.
IFS is a global enterprise applications company, providing business software to large and midsize companies within the oil & gas industry. For more than 20 years, IFS has worked closely with leading EPCI contractors, drilling contractors, system/equipment suppliers and asset/plant owners to ensure our solutions meet the oil and gas industry’s stringent requirements. IFS offers flexible, component-based project-driven business solutions that manage the entire lifecycle of contracts, projects, assets and services.
Customers include: Technip, Seadrill, Maersk Drilling, Maersk Supply Service, Rowan Companies, Odfjell Drilling, Agility Group, Babcock Engineering Services, Heerema Fabrication Group, Archer, Apply, Hertel Group, Odfjell Drilling, Rowan, Rosenberg WorleyParsons, BW Offshore, Semco Maritime, Reinertsen, VARD, PGS, Wellstream, Hamworthy, ShawCore, Icon Engineering, and Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc.
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