Cegal, a specialized IT provider for the oil and gas industry, has signed a long-term contract with Europe’s leading independent oil and gas company Wintershall Dea to build up its new IT structure, including operations and workplace environment. Cegal will work on the project together with Atos, a global leader in digital transformation to provide global datacenter and cloud services and deliver modernized digital workplace solutions and collaboration platforms.
This contract includes the challenge of creating a new IT infrastructure and integrating former Wintershall’s and DEA’s two IT systems following the merger in May 2019. Cegal and Atos will deliver cloud services and best practice workplace environments, which includes a new framework to provide virtualized workstation solutions (VDI) for geologists and engineers, in addition to an innovative data center.
“Our new IT structure will lay the foundation for our planned strategic growth in the coming years and for our innovations in the field of digital initiatives,” said Steffen Jean Gelder, Senior Vice President Information Technology of Wintershall Dea.
“Our new IT structure will lay the foundation for our planned strategic growth in the coming years and for our innovations in the field of digital initiatives,” said Steffen Jean Gelder, Senior Vice President Information Technology of Wintershall Dea. “Therefore, we decided to sign a long-term contract with Cegal, the world’s leading oil and gas IT specialist, and Atos leveraging its digital transformation capabilities and global reach.”
“We reached this position by building on years of experience, combining industry software solutions and 3D data visualization through Cegal’s GeoCloud,” added Svein Torgersen, CEO of Cegal.
“The joint team developed the industry’s best-in-class solution in order to fulfill Wintershall Dea’s ambitions for a new way of working,” summarized Robert Vassoyan, Senior Executive Vice-President, Group Chief Commercial Officer of Atos. “This new approach improves collaboration and transparency between the corporate headquarter and the business units in different countries and leads to modern digital workplace solutions and collaboration platforms. Altogether, this is a major step in the oil and gas industry worldwide, as our partnership is the only one to provide those kinds of services on a global scale.”