Tieto establishes a Centre of Excellence for Oil and Gas in Russia
In line with Tieto's strategy to grow its business in Russia, the company establishes an Energy Components Centre of Excellence for the Oil and Gas industry in Russia. Tieto sees good growth opportunities and high demand for its production management system Energy Components.
Tieto has made several Energy Components deliveries in Russia and CIS countries and is now taking the next step to ensure improved proximity to current and future Russian oil and gas customers. The Moscow office is part of Tieto's global Oil and Gas organization, ensuring excellent competence availability and support to the business in Russia.
Energy Components is the world-leading production management and hydrocarbon accounting software, selected as the global best practice by major oil and gas companies including ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Chevron and ConocoPhillips.
Trond Arve Pettersen, Head of Energy Components, says: "We see huge market demand for our Energy Components software world-wide. Russia is a strategic market for Tieto, and we are now combining our strong, global position with solid Russian presence. We can provide our Russian customers the best production management system in the world, delivered by our local, Russian-speaking oil and gas experts, practically at the customers' doorstep."
"Productivity increase, driven with new innovations is at the very heart of economic development in Russia. Silicon Valley-project, supported by several enterprise level programs are true proof of that development. To accelerate that development in oil&gas we have decide to immediately establish a core advisory and innovation team jointly with itsglobal oil and gas experts. As business grows, the size of the team will increase to 10-15 people. Implementations are often carried out by customers, and our role is to offer local support and consulting," states Tuomo Summanen, Country Manager, Tieto Russia.
Tieto was recognized as a leading provider of hydrocarbon accounting by analyst company IDC Energy Insights in 2007, and now also in 2010 (IDC Energy Insights, Doc #EI222017 / Mar 2010). Please download the report excerpt from http://www.tieto.com/default.asp?path=1;127;43709.
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