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Energy & Environment Publications

  • Article
  • April, 2015
  • Strategic Alliances in Upstream Oil and Gas: Getting Serious About Collaboration
  • Stuart Groves, Jake Leslie Melville
  • As the oil and gas industry evolves, the relationship between upstream operators and contractors is becoming more collaborative and mutually beneficial, resulting in strategic alliances that go beyond individual projects. These alliances can unlock significant value for both sides by shielding them from market uncertainty, improving project delivery, and strengthening their competitive position.
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  • Focus
  • April, 2015
  • Beating the Best: Eight Characteristics of Winners in the Shale Arena
  • Paul Goydan, Andrea Ostby, Abhi Ravishankar
  • Shale development has its own distinct underlying economic principles and requirements for success. This holds especially for operational performance—which, for many companies, can prove to be the linchpin that determines success or failure, particularly in today’s low-oil-price environment.
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  • Article
  • March, 2015
  • Low Oil Prices Are Challenging Natural-Gas Markets
  • Iván Martén, Daniel Jiménez
  • Global natural-gas markets have already felt some impact from the recent slide in oil prices. But those markets will be affected to a much greater degree if oil prices remain low for an extended period. But markets will not react uniformly.
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