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So What’s the Big Deal with Chemicals?
Due to the inherent challenges of the industry, most chemical companies are still unable to profitably respond to highly variable demand, or to execute

latest oil prices  customer expectations (and increasingly—the latest vogue—their consigned inventories). All players have been striving to create more predictable product supplies despite volatile demand given that customers will likely pay more to achieve this predictability. Success in this endeavor might be the best way for any chemical manufacturer to achieve enduring profits once the economic cycle returns to sluggish demand, chronic overcapacity, and downward pressures on prices. This is certainly not an easy

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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