The US Energy Information Administration estimates that in 2014 alone, the increase in the global supply of petroleum and other liquid fuels was almost twice the increase in consumption. As a result, companies are naturally looking to IT for help in improving their operations in a few fundamental areas.

Capgemini, in conjunction with its co-innovation partners Pivotal and EMC, offers a business data lake capable of harnessing big data technology to store all data (unstructured, production, drilling, financial, petrotechnical and geoscientific data as well as field/reservoir planning and publicly available well header information) in a raw form, thus providing a single source for all analysis.