Through the alliance, QMENA will help the local oil and gas industry through the provision of WellPoint Systems’ premier software and related services for running critical operations within the energy industry, including oil and gas, mining, utilities and petro chemicals.

Miles Walker, chief executive officer of QMENA, said:

We are delighted to be partnering with WellPoint to bring their dynamic software solution to the MENA region. The WellPoint product is used by major companies worldwide and has already proved to be a huge success. We are proud to be able to bring it to such an important region for the oil and gas industry as the Middle East and have no doubt that it will prove invaluable in this market.

Richard Slack, chief executive officer of WellPoint Systems, added:

This new partnership with UAE-based QMENA is a great platform for WellPoint to reach the Middle East market. With the support of QMENA, WellPoint can provide comprehensive local support and services to its regional customers.

There are three important WellPoint Microsoft Dynamics AX-based solutions that QMENA holds the license for in the Middle East region. These are: Energy Financial Management (EFM), with the reason of automating the joint venture billing process; Energy Broker (ENB) can be utilized to direct the production forecasting and the contract functionality; Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is helpful to deal with assets ranging from drilling rigs and pipelines to facilities and moving vehicles.