Downstream

Transforming operations to drive growth and revenue

Rising costs, volatile consumer demand and intense retail competition are challenging downstream oil and gas operators to find ways to maximize profits. Leading operators are using technology to drive efficiencies and cost savings across the supply chain, deliver the right products at the right time and at the lowest cost, effectively process card payments, execute results-driven loyalty programs, combat fraud and more.

With decades of oil and gas experience, we understand the downstream business and offer the expertise to transform downstream operations to drive growth and revenue. We work with downstream companies across the globe to meet their current and future challenges through innovative, high-performance technologies.

What we offer

CGI provides a wide range of downstream services and solutions that support the entire downstream lifecycle, including refining, distribution and retail.

  • Refining: We build, implement and support the infrastructures and applications required to operate and optimize operations for refineries and chemical manufacturers.
  • Distribution: We support all of the supply and distribution functions required to manage and enhance product delivery, as well as pipeline and transportation assets.
  • Retail: We deliver the solutions required to achieve retail operational excellence in all areas, including card payment processing and loyalty program implementation.

Our services for each area include business consulting, systems integration services, business process services, and IT outsourcing services. We provide our own intellectual property, as well as systems from major providers. We also support custom, in-house software.

The value we deliver

CGI’s work with major downstream operators delivers the following competitive advantages:

  • Minimized costs and maximized efficiencies across the supply chain
  • Greater operational performance
  • Superior product management and delivery
  • Enhanced asset tracking and control
  • Expanded customer base through improved service
  • Increased profit margins

Why CGI?

CGI’s large pool of downstream experts have vast knowledge and experience in applying manufacturing, distribution and retail technologies to improve downstream operations. With this expertise, we have developed with our clients, proven solutions, such as CROSS, our distribution scheduling solution, WM-Card, which manages all aspects of card payment processing for downstream retailers, and Manufacturing Atlas, a leading manufacturing management system. We also partner with industry-leading vendors to provide the best solutions available on the market.