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Moving from SAP to Primavera P6

Oil exploration company uses P6-Loader to migrate to Primavera P6 with speed and consistent data.

Moving from SAP to Primavera P6

Proactive Not Reactive Portfolio Planning

Written by Nicole Jardin

Client Overview

Client is involved in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and gas in Colombia. They had numerous drilling projects that were being managed principally from SAP with difficulty.


  • SAP was providing data too late to effectively manage projects

  • Spending overruns were common

  • Rig planning and completions forecasting was not reliable


  • Implemented P6 for planning the drilling program

  • Migrated from SAP report into P6 - used the P6-Loader to load in projects, WBS, and costs

  • Easy visualization and comprehension of the plan in P6

  • Consistent templating of data across the portfolio

  • Saved weeks of data entry

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