International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(3) (2020)


    Yasir Tariq Mohmand (Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University, Islamabad, PAKISTAN ),
    Fahd Amjad (Centre of Excellence for CPEC, PIDE, Islamabad, PAKISTAN ),
    Syeda Mahlaqa Hina (Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University, Islamabad, PAKISTAN ),
    and Khurrum Shahzad Mughal (Research Department, State Bank of Pakistan, PAKISTAN).

    Disciplinary: Management Sciences, Supply Chain Management.

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.50

    Keywords: Supply Chain Management (SCM); Maturity Model; Assessment test; Organizational best practice; O&G industry; O&G value stream.

    Oil and gas (O&G) supply chain management faces various challenges owing to its complexity and inflexibility mainly because of the rigid procurement process, long lead-time, complex multi-modal transportation and distribution involved. The same challenges are equally true for Pakistan's O&G industry. Although in the developing stage, the O&G supply chain has gained some level of maturity. As such, this study appraises the maturity level of supply chain and operation management practices of the Pakistan oil and gas industry using the Supply Chain Maturity Assessment Test (SCMAT). To carry out the assessment, a quantitative survey was conducted with 13 companies in the O&G industry of Pakistan. From the responses regarding the variables already defined in the SCMAT, companies were assessed to develop their maturity points and maturity levels. It is concluded that a higher score on variables of maturity demonstrates a higher level of maturity that in turn represents a more open and empowered management style.

    Paper ID: 11A03J

    Cite this article:

    Mohmand, Y. T., Amjad, F., Hina, S. M., and Mughal, K. S. (2020). AN APPRAISAL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT MATURITY IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR OF PAKISTAN. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(3), 11A03J, 1-12.


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