BP Awards Large Deal to Infosys Technologies



    
    Oil and Gas Company Leverages Infosys Industry Expertise and
    Technology Leadership
    

    BANGALORE, INDIA, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - Infosys Technologies will manage and
operate a large portion of business systems for BP, one of the world's largest
oil and gas companies, under the terms of a five-year applications outsourcing
and support agreement.
    Over the last 12 months, BP has undertaken a programme to consolidate its
information technology (IT) vendors for application development and
application maintenance (ADAM). BP had a rigorous procurement selection
process which assessed Infosys on capability, oil and gas sector knowledge and
cost. Infosys met these criteria and has demonstrated ability to support BP's
agenda of IT simplification and standardization to facilitate corporate
efficiency.
    Dana Deasy, BP Group CIO, said, "I'm pleased to have selected Infosys as
one of our strategic ADAM vendors. In awarding Infosys ADAM work for our
Integrated Supply and Trading and Exploration and Production businesses, we
look to leverage its capability and knowledge of the Oil and Gas sector. This
agreement will enable BP to reduce complexity, standardize work processes, and
lower our overall cost base."
    Kris Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies,
said, "Infosys has a long standing relationship with BP, delivering consulting
and technology services. We are well positioned to use our global sourcing
expertise and transformational capabilities in the oil and gas domain to
deliver significant improvement in operational efficiencies to BP as a part of
this new agreement."

    BP Notes to Editors

    BP is one of the world's largest oil and gas companies, serving millions
of customers every day in more than 100 countries across six continents. BP's
business segments are Exploration and Production; Refining and Marketing; and
Alternative Energy, its low-carbon energy business. Through these activities,
BP provides fuel for transportation; energy for heat and light; retail
services; and petrochemicals products for textiles and packaging.

    About Infosys Technologies Limited

    Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:   INFY) defines, designs and delivers
IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat
World. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and
operational superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a
transparent business partner, world-class processes, speed of execution and
the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model
that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 103,000 employees in over 50 offices
worldwide. Infosys is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index and The Global Dow. For
more information, visit http://www.infosys.com.

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For further information:

For further information: Americas: Daylan Burlison, Infosys Technologies
Ltd, US, Phone: (646) 254-3141, Daylan_Burlison@infosys.com; Asia Pacific:
Bani Paintal Dhawan, Infosys Technologies Ltd, India, Phone: +91-80-3913-4511,
Bani_Dhawan@infosys.com; Australia: Cristin Balog, Infosys Technologies Ltd,
Australia, Phone: +61-3-9860-2277, Cristin_Balog@infosys.com; EMEA: Antonia
Maneta, Infosys Technologies Ltd, UK, Phone: +44(0)207-715-3499,
Antonia_Maneta@infosys.com

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