Topics: Energy

6 Challenges in Oil and Gas and How to Solve Them

The oil and gas business operates within complex global and national frameworks. Expansion into new geographical regions and environments can create new opportunities for revenue growth, but it also ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Why Oil & Gas Companies Need Joint Venture Accounting Software in 2020

One of the complexities of the oil and gas industry is handling the accounting and communication between multiple land owners, especially for Exploration and Production companies. They have many ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Oil & Gas Buzzing about Rental Management Software

The main thing about industrial equipment for oil and gas exploration is that it’s HEAVY – literally and financially. It’s expensive to manufacture, expensive to move, and expensive to maintain. And ...

Topics: Manufacturing, Field Service, Energy

Field Service Delivery: Quality, Speed or Price?

There’s an adage that says, “You can have something cheap, fast or good. Pick two of the three. You can’t have it all.” The truth is that quality, speed and price are all important to customers. This ...

Topics: Manufacturing, Field Service, Energy

Are you Ready for Connected Field Service?

With most field service operations, a piece of equipment experiences a problem, and the customer calls. You dispatch a technician who goes to the site and runs diagnostics. If you’re lucky, all the ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Field Service, Energy

3 Trends Helping Oil & Gas Companies Protect and Grow Field Service Revenue

Leading oil & gas companies have taken many steps towards cost reductions to help their bottom line. Steps like, streamlining organizational design, reducing head count, renegotiating contracts, ...

Topics: Field Service, Energy

5 Biggest Mistakes Made by Oil & Gas COOs

Oil & Gas COOs have a complex job in one of the most demanding industries. COOs must figure out how to manage fluctuating production costs, uncertain energy prices, rugged conditions, ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

The Role of an ERP Solution in the Energy Industry

Oil and gas operations are highly complex and costly and have a deep impact on the world’s economy. Because of this complexity, companies within this industry need enterprise management software that ...

Topics: CRM, ERP, Manufacturing, Field Service, Energy

Top 10 Reasons Why an S&OP Project Can Fail

The implementation of a successful Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) project can provide a game changing foundation to drive enterprise excellence for years to come in an organization and ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, CRM, Manufacturing, Field Service, Energy

Connected Field Service: 6 Reasons Manufacturers Transition from “Regular” Field Service Software

What’s the difference between Connected Field Service and “regular” Field Service Software? The simple answer is Internet-connected (IoT) devices. These devices allow manufacturers to remotely ...

Topics: CRM, Energy

Is a Tailored CRM Better?

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Tailored CRM Solution for Oil & Gas Implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) solution is a great way of making the most of your business assets and ...

Topics: Energy

Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Oil & Gas Industry

The oil & gas industry has been capable of collecting and storing countless amounts of data for many years, however, much of the data is never actually used. After studying sensor rigs around the ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

Tired of SAP BusinessObjects? We can help you migrate.

Business Intelligence (BI) is a necessity for companies to gain a competitive advantage in their markets. Does your Business Intelligence system provide immediate access to information to let you ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Summit Midstream Partners Goes “Live” on Robust Energy Platform

Successfully Deployed Oil and Gas Solution Enhances Summit Midstream Partners’ Business Controls MCA Connect, a global systems integrator and Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partner, announced today the ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

Increasing Oil & Gas Production with Machine Learning & IoT

Increasing Oil & Gas Production What is the best way for an oil & gas company to increase energy production? A. More oil wells or pumping rigs? B. More refineries? C. More people & ...

Topics: CRM, Energy

Advantages & Disadvantages of D365 for CRM in Oil and Gas

Out of all the industries, I’ve spent many years of my career in IT for the oil and gas industry. The complex industry has complex needs, especially when it comes to technology. Often, the IT ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

4 Tech Trends Boosting Oil & Gas Companies

In a previous MCA Connect blog, we reviewed 4 best practices for oil and gas companies. One of the best practices recommended for the oil & gas industry was to develop a digital transformation ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

Blockchain Use Cases for Oil & Gas Companies

Blockchain is an emerging technology that could very well become a major disruptor in many industries, but particularly in an industry like the energy sector that has a lot of complexity and security ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

How Business Intelligence Helps Oil & Gas Executives

If you want your energy company to run like a well-oiled machine, one of the best investments you can make is in business intelligence.

Topics: CRM, ERP, Energy

Your Go-To Oil & Gas Technology Partner

How can you embrace digital transformation trends without spending hundreds of thousands – or even millions - of dollars on the big consulting firms? By seeing if a Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution ...

Topics: CRM, Manufacturing, Field Service, Energy

Why is Connected Field Service becoming so popular?

Field service without an onsite technician? Yes! It’s possible. Imagine how much time and money you could save and how much value you could add for customers, if you were able to resolve most ...

Topics: IoT & Analytics, Energy

Is Blockchain the Next Disruptor for Oil & Gas?

Blockchain is an emerging technology that could very well become a major disruptor in many industries, but particularly in an industry like the energy sector that has a lot of complexity and security ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

4 Best Practices for Oil and Gas Service Companies

Now that oil prices are rising and energy companies are renewing exploration operations, it’s time to re-evaluate what you, as an oil and gas service company, can do to get your fair share of the ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Oilfield Service Combats the Profit Margin Squeeze

Are you one of the “lucky” oilfield service companies who survived the downturn? Whether you sailed through thanks to saving ahead, or you barely survived, thanks to downsizing and scrimping wherever ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Priorities During the Oil and Gas Rebound

Why Oil and Gas Companies Should Prioritize ERP and Technology Infrastructure Projects Oil and gas companies have had to make difficult decisions in order to survive the last few years of low prices ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

5 Reasons Oil & Gas Companies Choose EnergyCONNECT

With all the name changes around Microsoft Dynamics 365, plus all the Microsoft Partner-developed solutions, it can be difficult to understand all the solution offerings and how they are built and ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

Joint Venture Accounting Solution for Oil & Gas

The oil and gas industry has unique accounting needs. When you evaluate new ERP solutions, how easily the system manages joint venture accounting is going to be an important consideration. The 5 ...

Topics: ERP, Energy

MCA Connect’s EnergyCONNECT Hosted in Microsoft Azure

MCA Connect’s EnergyCONNECT Enterprise Solution is Now Available to be Hosted in Microsoft Azure

Topics: Energy

Rubicon Oilfield Selects MCA Connect’s Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rubicon Oilfield International Selects MCA Connect’s EnergyCONNECT for Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Built on Microsoft Dynamics, EnergyCONNECT is an oil and ...