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Energy & Environment Publications

  • Article
  • June, 2016
  • Why Schedules for Large Projects Shouldn’t Include Dates
  • Frédérik Jobert, Kaori Uehigashi
  • The milestone dates that populate the schedules for large projects are often not realistic. As a result, many projects underperform. To remedy this, companies must overhaul their scheduling practices. First and foremost, they should place less initial emphasis on assigning dates and more on thoroughly understanding and defining the work process.
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  • Article
  • June, 2016
  • Are Persistently Lower Oil Prices Good?
  • Iván Martén, Philip Whittaker
  • Lower oil prices have failed to deliver most of the economic benefits that many analysts had expected. The low-oil-price environment has also produced a number of largely undesirable effects across the global economic landscape.
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  • Article
  • May, 2016
  • Will Natural Gas Demand Soar as Emissions Reduction Intensifies?
  • Iván Martén, Juan Vázquez
  • Natural gas is projected to see strong growth in demand over the next decade, relative to other fossil fuels. But current estimates could prove conservative if nations and industries turn more aggressively to natural gas to meet their emissions targets.
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