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Eric Oudenot

Partner & Managing Director


The Global Urgency of Decommissioning in the Oil & Gas Industry

BCG's Eric Oudenot explains why the decommissioning of wells and platforms has become a fast-growing priority for oil and gas companies—as well as governments—around the globe.

Eric Oudenot is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group’s Energy practice, specializing in upstream oil and gas. He is one of the firm’s topic leaders for shale gas.

Since joining BCG in 2011, Eric has worked extensively with major corporations, national oil companies, and private-equity funds on a wide range of strategic and operational issues.

Eric’s client experience in the energy industry has covered many different functional areas, including global cost reductions, local content strategies, HR transformations, development of new strategies for operators and service companies, and commercial due diligence.

Eric is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Gas Union. Before joining BCG, Eric spent ten years in the industry, working for Total in Iran; BP in the Netherlands, UK, and Angola; and Schlumberger.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cost reduction programs
  • Post-merger integration
  • Business unit/headquarters transformation
  • Decommissioning
  • R&D in exploration and production


  • Master’s degree, finance, HEC Paris School of Management
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