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A qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solution, EnergyPath is highly industrialized for oil and gas companies. At Excelerate Energy L.P., Capgemini used the solution to deploy SAP software in …

A qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solution, EnergyPath is highly industrialized for oil and gas companies. At Excelerate Energy L.P., Capgemini used the solution to deploy SAP software in the cloud for 40 legal entities on 4 continents in less than 4 months, helping the company realize cost savings, lower risk, and process efficiencies.

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  • 1. growing withyou Accelerating Return on SAP Investment for Excelerate Energy Harnessing Power of Cloud and SAP’s Certified Solution June 5, 2014
  • 2. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 3. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Introductions !  Excelerate’s Corporate Controller since August 2008. Prior to joining Excelerate, Mr. Hormann was in Audit and Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young LLP, and worked for Private Equity Funds on IPO and M&A transactions. !  Mr. Hormann graduated from Trinity University with a B.S. in Accounting, Finance and a Master’s degree from the University of Houston. !  More than ten years of both domestic and international experience in finance and accounting areas such as general ledger, consolidations, analysis, financial and management reporting !  Industries such as chemical, retail, automation, IT, insurance, power generation/distribution, emissions allowances and LNG transportation and trading !  Experience in implementation and enhancements in ERP systems such as SAP (ECC/BPC) and other ERP and consolidation packages !  Sowmi specializes in delivering SAP implementations within the Energy and Utilities industries and is responsible for Capgemini’s proprietary EnergyPath solution !  He is responsible for the successful delivery of Oilfield Services, Midstream and Utilities projects in North America !  More than 15 years experience in applied program and project management focused on large, complex technology projects with an emphasis on predictability, usability and speed to value Richard Hormann Controller, Director of Treasury, and Back Office Excelerate Energy Fabio Franco Senior Manager – Accounting Excelerate Energy Sowmi Jagadeeshi Principal – Energy & Utilities, Capgemini
  • 4. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 5. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with We keep energy moving Complete flexibility to fit your needs ‒ from FSRU to a complete gas delivery solution. Excelerate Energy is the only floating LNG provider offering services across the entire midstream LNG chain. LNG TRADING & CHARTERING We bring value to both spot- and long-term LNG trading, and create a flexible LNG sourcing solution for regasification projects. FLOATING LIQUEFACTION Effectively monetize both onshore and offshore gas reserves with Excelerate’s Floating Liquefaction Storage and Offloading (FLSO) Vessel. FLOATING REGASIFICATION A fast-track LNG import solution tailored to fit most any environment. STS TRANSFER OF LNG Enhances the capabilities of FSRUs by allowing for continuous supply of natural gas for import, and enabling small-scale LNG. Providing for the safe, efficient flow of energy, our personnel are uniquely qualified to manage regasification vessels. SHIPPING & OPERATIONS
  • 6. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with History of Innovation At Excelerate Energy, we think of ourselves as a work in progress, constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of our customers and the markets we serve. “World’s First Commercial LNG Ship-to-Ship Transfer” FEBRUARY 2007 “World’s First Regas Vessel” Excelsior Delivered JANUARY 2005 “World’s First Deepwater LNG Port” Gulf Gateway Commissioned MARCH 2005 “World’s First GasPort” Teesside GasPort Completed FEBRUARY 2007 “Middle East’s First LNG Importation Facility” Mina Al Ahmadi GasPort Commissioned AUGUST 2009 “South America’s First LNG Import Facility” Bahía Blanca GasPort Commissioned JUNE 2008 “First LNG Facility on the US East Coast in 30 Years” Northeast Gateway Commissioned MAY 2008 “World’s First At-the-Dock LNG STS Transfer” Bahía Blanca GasPort JUNE 2008 “100th Ship-to-Ship Transfer of LNG” Over 12,600,000 m3 of LNG transferred APRIL 2011 500th STS Transfer of LNGSEPTEMBER 2013 “Argentina’s Second LNG Importation Facility” Escobar GasPort Commissioned JUNE 2011 “Israel’s First LNG Importation Facility” Hadera Gateway Commissioned JANUARY 2013 “World’s Largest FSRU” VT3*Contract Executed AUGUST 2011 JANUARY 2005 Excelerate Energy First Cargo Delivered JULY 2003 Excelerate Energy Formed
  • 7. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 8. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Business Issues … Why SAP? Business Issues !  Excelerate needed a world-class system to support business !  A system that could be easily scale !  It had to start small, at low cost and be easily sustained or expanded !  It had to provide strong financial controls and a great deal of automation, so Excelerate could stay lean and remain efficient Approach !  They considered a variety or ERP solutions and chose SAP for the following reasons: –  Needed a system that could scale up to growth plans –  Footprint in the industry –  Comprehensive, end to end, coverage (no surprises!) –  Commitment to organic, user initiated, change
  • 9. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 10. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Proposed Implementation Approach M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 M12 Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan’14 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Application Support Desk Phase-1: Core Applications !  Finance and Controlling !  Project Accounting & Asset Accounting !  Procurement !  Integration with payroll system for G/L !  BPC Consolidation Post Go-Live Post Go-Live Phase- 3: !  Argentina rollout !  Localization !  Fiori (more apps) Phase- 2: !  BPC Planning !  Electronic bank integration using files !  Sales !  Fiori for approvals !  BOBJ Analytics !  Document management integration (SharePoint ) Post Go-Live
  • 11. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 12. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Capgemini’s OnePath Offering –One Hand to Shake Model for Excelerate License !  SAP ERP !  Business Objects !  Business Planning and Consolidation Implement !  Finance !  Procurement !  Sales !  Business Planning and Consolidation !  Business Intelligence !  DMS integration with SharePoint Application and Infrastructure Management !  Application Management !  Capgemini Orchestration Management PLatform End To End (COMPLETE) Cloud. One Hand to Shake and Deal Structuring Model "  Capgemini’s OnePath Solution is SAP Business Suite Software Packaged as either a CapEx or OpEx offering. "  Companies can take advantage of all the benefits of the SAP environment right now, yet eliminate up-front capital "  Complexity is dramatically reduced by the bundling of software and services, giving customers “one hand to shake’ to get things done.
  • 13. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Capgemini’s EnergyPath: Certified SAP All-in-One Solution Technology Management Integration, data conversion, AM, IM, Security, Reports SAP Generic Products (ECC 6.0, BW ,SRM, PI,Portal) What is EnergyPath? EnergyPath is Capgemini’s SAP-certified All-in-One ERP solution that enables Oil & Gas companies to streamline operations, providing greater visibility and control of core business processes. How was EnergyPath developed? The EnergyPath solution was built over the past last six years, based on leading practices and processes we’ve refined during multiple implementations with Oil & Gas. During each implementation, we’ve improved the solution by adding additional functionality (Capgemini IP). + + = !  Pre-integrated !  Pre-configured !  Speed to Value EnergyPath SAP Best Practices Core SAP Functionality Excelerate Specific Industry Specific Layer (Capgemini IP) !  Ad-hoc reports and analytics !  Mobility features !  Industry-specific transactions !  Improved user interface (Sharepoint front end)
  • 14. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Excelerate’s Implementation Approach Excelerate’s Competitive Advantage + =
  • 15. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with COMPLETE: Service Description Capgemini Orchestration Management PLatform End To End Service Automation Monitoring High Availability Usage and Accounting ! Enhanced Management of the Virtual Environment ! Ability to Scale (Expand and Contract) Platform & Virtualization Management Security & Compliance “Built for Purpose” Cloud Solutions Service Management COMPLETE Cloud Platform ! Monitor Both Physical and Virtual Server Environments ! Agent Based Solution & CloudWatch ! HW, OS & Application Services ! Orchestration of Cloud Operations via Scripted API Calls for Launch, Start, Stop, Snapshot ! Service Catalog and Templates ! Automated Provisioning via Cloud Formation Scripts ! Application Quick Start Templates ! Network Security, Firewall/Security Groups ! Virtual Private Cloud Segregation ! Corporate Networks Extended with VPN or Direction Connections ! Governance ! Management SSL VPN ! Meeting Compliance and Regulatory Needs ! Detailed Metering and Accounting for Cloud Services ! Usage Based Billing by Hour/GB ! Chargeback by Service, Division, Business Unit ! Resource Tagging Standards ! Service Level Management ! Service Desk – Incident/Requests ! Change Management ! License & Asset Management ! Capacity Management Review ! Redundancy Built In or Designed for High Availability Meeting Specific Service Level Requirements ! Load Balancing ! Split Availability Zone Solutions Server, Storage, Network HW ! On Demand Infrastructure as a Service from AWS for “Virtual Private” Clouds with Ability to Expand and Contract ! Standard AMI OS & App Templates ! Snapshots, DB Backups ! Public/Private IPA Management ! Routing Management ! Data Import ! Fully Managed Solution
  • 16. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 17. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Lessons Learned Results for Excelerate Deploying a world class system quickly, at low cost, with little disruption as possible Excelerate benefitted from great coordination between process groups Excelerate was willing to accept best-practices approach Applicable Lessons for Others A phased approach is key to seeing early benefits EnergyPath helped us to deliver the project with no increase in the head count SAP certified solutions such as EnergyPath is scalable, its integrated, comprehensive with low TCO
  • 18. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Background 3. Business Issues … Why SAP? 4. Scope and Phasing 5. The Solution 6. Results and Lessons Learned 7. Questions?
  • 19. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Questions?
  • 20. ‹#›The information contained in this document is proprietary. Copyright © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved.In collaboration with Contact information Richard Hormann Corporate Controller, Director of Treasury Excelerate Energy LP Richard.Hormann@excelerateenergy.com Excelerate Office 1450 Lake Robbins Drive, Suite 200 The Woodlands, TX 77380 Sowmi Jagadeeshi Principal – Energy & Utilities sowmithri.jagadeeshi@capgemini.com Capgemini Office 201 East John Carpenter Freeway Suite 700 Irving, TX 75062 Fabio Franco Senior Manager, Accounting Excelerate Energy LP Fabio.Franco@excelerateenergy.com Excelerate Office 1450 Lake Robbins Drive, Suite 200 The Woodlands, TX 77380
  • 21. The information contained in this presentation is proprietary. © 2014 Capgemini. All rights reserved. www.capgemini.com About Capgemini With more than 130,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2013 global revenues of EUR 10.1 billion (more than $13 billion USD). Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model. Rightshore® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini