Has this happened to you?
“Our drilling schedule changes so fast, it is out of date before I even print it”
“I have to gather working schedules from 4 different departments to figure out when my project will be finished”
“Since we started multi-well pads, it has been hard to keep all our groups from stepping on each other’s toes”
“When the drilling took longer than planned on the pad, it threw the frac schedule off for the rest of the year”
Energy projects have changed, but the scheduling challenges still remain. Every project needs a comprehensive schedule from start to finish. When you include all phases of development from land and regulatory through facilities construction and tie-in, a clear picture of your project timeline emerges. Let ForeSource give your team visibility of all phases of your projects.
Breaking a project into phases is the best way to model a complicated project. ForeSource allows you to break your project into as many sub-phases as you need. You can even break those phases into sub-phases. ForeSource allows you to make your project schedule as granular as the project requires.
“When can I start?” That is the most important question for any phase of a project. ForeSource allows you to create smart dependencies that will automatically adjust tasks in your schedule as conditions change. By creating links between phases, such as “Completion must begin at least 5 days after Drilling ends” or anchoring tasks to dates “Location Construction must begin by April 1”, ForeSource will adjust the phases of your schedule according to your rules.
Resources play a key role in any schedule. Resources can be materials, materials, or even people. Phases of a project require all three. ForeSource allows you to add as many resources as you want to track to any phase of your project schedule.
Services such as drilling rigs or frac crews can drive your schedule timing. ForeSource will adjust your schedule based on availability of the services you need. Resource based schedules can be viewed for any service.
A clear view of your material needs gives your supply chain power. ForeSource creates forecasts for all your materials that matches your schedule. Whether it is casing, line pipe, water, or sand, an accurate forecast gives your supply chain purchasing leverage.
For a project to be successful, the whole team needs access to the most-to-date information. ForeSource is owned and maintained by your entire organization. From field to office, scheduling information comes from those closest to the project. As a fully functional mobile application, the project schedule can be created or updated wherever your team is.
Schedules are complex, with lots of constantly moving pieces. ForeSource helps you zero in on what is most important to you. Receive notifications for tasks you own and subscribe to notifications for tasks you need to know about. You can send notifications to project followers and update them with important information about a project’s status.
It is difficult enough to keep everyone in your organization informed of schedule changes and updates. When it comes to suppliers and subcontractors, phone calls and emails can take up a lot of your team’s time. ForeSource can send updates to your resource contacts when the task they are assigned to has changed.
Timing is everything. ForeSource gives you the best information about your project schedule so you have time to make the best decisions for your organization.