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Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management by Daniel L. Williams PhD, Elaine Britt Krazer

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Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)

The EPS is the outsider's view of your company, showing your lines of business. The EPS is laid out in a tree structure. A construction company may have an EPS tree with only two nodes: development, for work on existing sites and construction, for new sites. Or an oil company may split their work first between Natural Gas and Heavy Oil. The structure may be broken down further. For example, Heavy Oil may be broken down into Primary, Cold EOR, and Thermal. The idea is that all projects under an EPS node share common characteristics and may be managed by the same team. The following is an example from ExxonMobil:

  • Refinery Division
    • US Domestic Operations

      California

      • Torrance

      Louisiana

      • Baton Rouge

      New Jersey

      • Bayway
      • Clinton ...

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