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Global Oil and Gas Contractor Chooses Promapp for More Efficient Management of Risk and Processes

PromappPromapp Solutions – an industry leading provider of cloud-based business process management (BPM) software has announced that MODEC, Inc. (MODEC), a leading specialist of floating production systems for the offshore oil and gas industry, has chosen its BPM software for its Ghana operations. MODEC will deploy Promapp’s BPM software to simplify processes for both on-shore and off-shore operations.

Project Manager at MODEC Ghana Ltd, Richard Cole commented, “When managing off shore oil and gas platforms, our management system is a major component in how we manage risks associated with operating offshore facilities. We felt we needed to cut through some of the complexity of our existing processes that were sometimes highly technical.”

Introducing universally understood procedures

He continued, “Many of our procedures were based on the knowledge of key personnel and at our Ghana operations, where there is a mix of nationalities, English is not always the first language. By investing in a centralised easy-to-use web-based process management solution, we can give more staff the ability to capture, access, and change procedures. These will then be universally understood by all relevant parties including both internal teams and also our clients.”

Why MODEC chose Promapp

Richard explains why MODEC selected Promapp: "We looked at a number of solutions but we felt that Promapp was fit for purpose and we wanted something that would be very straightforward to use from any location. Bandwidth can be an issue for remote operations so the fact that it is in the cloud rather than replicated on multiple servers in different locations, means that process and procedure information will always be easy to retrieve, understand and manage.

“With Promapp, it’s all about the user experience. You can immediately see the big picture and then drill down to the detail that affects you the user. This, plus the ability to leave comments and suggestions within the system, encourages greater levels of engagement across all teams, leading to a culture of continual improvement.”

MODEC plans to use Promapp across its MODEC Ghana business so they can better understand how they operate and ultimately ensure greater efficiency and profitability.

Richard concludes, “We are also very excited to explore Promapp’s Process Variant Management module that we can use to save on resources when creating particular processes in the supply chain like Budget Variant Requests that can be time-consuming.”

Currently MODEC Ghana has around 700 processes but plans to streamline these by a third using Promapp.

For more information about Promapp’s Process Variant Management Module or other Promapp products, visit www.promapp.com/.

About MODEC

Founded in 1968, MODEC is an owner/operator and Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) general contractor of floating production systems including Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels, Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessels, Floating LNGs (FLNGs), Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs) and Production Semi-submersibles.

MODEC is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has major subsidiary offices in Singapore, Houston, Brazil as well as regional offices in Angola, Australia, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, New Zealand and Vietnam. MODEC has some 4,000 employees with citizenship from more than 25 countries.

About Promapp

Established in 2002, Promapp works with hundreds of organisations worldwide to foster a thriving business improvement and process management culture.

Promapp’s cloud-based business process management (BPM) software makes it easy to create, navigate, share, and change business processes, enabling continuous improvement, quality assurance, risk management, and business continuity. Providing an intuitive online process repository, an integrated process mapping tool, and a process improvement toolset, Promapp’s proprietary software supports the development of smarter and safer ways to work, while encouraging sharing of information by operational teams rather than limiting it to process analysts and technical specialists.

Promapp’s wide range of public and private sector customers includes: Toyota, McDonald's, Coca-Cola Amatil, Lantec, TeliaSonera, Ricoh Australia, Konica Minolta, Air New Zealand, Audi Australia and the Department of Justice, Victoria.

The company is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, with offices in UK (London), USA (San Francisco, CA) and Australia (Sydney and Melbourne). www.promapp.com