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Energy & Environment Publications

  • Article
  • January, 2015
  • Lower, And More Volatile, Oil Prices: What They Mean and How to Respond
  • Iván Martén, Philip Whittaker
  • Oil prices have plummeted to levels not seen since the 2008–2009 financial crisis, with crude piercing the $50 per barrel threshold in early January 2015. What does this mean for the oil and gas industry and businesses and governments broadly?
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  • Article
  • January, 2015
  • Killing the Complexity Monster in E&P: Eight Critical Actions for Upstream Oil and Gas Companies
  • Upstream energy companies are being buffeted by a confluence of forces, including rising costs, increasing project risk, an ongoing transfer of value away from the industry, and a swoon in oil prices. To weather this environment, these companies will have to make bold, fundamental changes across the entire organization.
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  • Article
  • October, 2014
  • E&P Strategy: For Smaller Companies, It's Differen
  • Daniel Lopez, Stuart Groves, Philip Whittaker
  • Exploration and production companies are facing an increasingly difficult competitive landscape. The challenges are particularly acute for small and midsize businesses, which lack the scale advantages, cash flows, and reputations that support the strategies of the oil and gas industry's larger players.
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