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Oil & Gas in India

Efficiency to Resilience: Building Capabilities in the Oil and Gas Supply Chain for an Uncertain World

In a rapidly changing world, supply chains are faced with an ever-expanding set of risks and uncertainties. Downstream oil and gas supply chains in particular face unprecedented disruptions arising from structural complexities and a changing ecosystem. This publication with Indian Oil (India's largest refiner and oil marketing company) is a deep-dive into the key risk drivers for oil and gas supply chains and the benefits of resilience. It also provides a framework for building resilient supply chains illustrated through detailed case studies.

Energy Transitions: Adapting to the New Normal of the Changing World

While the global energy system is witnessing progressive transformation , the report focuses on the various challenges that global oil and gas firms are facing which are questioning the sector’s business operations. However it tries to present some possible solutions to meet the growing global energy demand with reduced emissions; some options that companies may consider as they prepare to be part of a world with net zero emissions by 2050.

Digital In Power

The Indian power sector is evolving rapidly through changes in regulations, demand and technology. While the sector has seen strong growth and improved accessibility, challenges still remain across the value chain. Generating assets are increasingly faced with margin pressures owing to raw material volatility (for thermal assets) and increased competition (for renewables).

Value Creation

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For Big Oil, Retail Is the New Black

By tapping into nonfuel value pools and boosting their energy transition efforts, players can diversify away from hydrocarbons and offset the volatility of their traditional businesses.

Oil & Gas Investor Survey

Despite maintaining a positive outlook on future demand, investors want the O&G industry to meet emissions reduction targets and seek green portfolio alternatives.

Energy Transition and Climate

BCG-WEF Project: Mission Possible

BCG-WEF Project: Mission Possible

Government procurement agencies must take steps to abate their greenhouse-gas emissions. They have the buying power to encourage heavy-emitting industries to abate theirs as well.

What’s in the Pipeline for Natural Gas?

Growing demand for hydrogen will impact transportation and distribution networks differently. Players must plan ahead if they are to successfully navigate the coming disruption.

The Last Oil Price Boom May Be in Sight

A dramatic upsurge could start later this year and end within 18 months. What’s more, it could be the world’s last—a boon for efforts to combat climate change.

Digital and Technology

Reduce Carbon and Costs with the Power of AI

Reduce Carbon and Costs with the Power of AI

Artificial intelligence has the potential to reduce companies’ greenhouse gas emissions and cut costs by monitoring their carbon footprint and then reducing it through increased efficiency.

Diversity in Energy

Ensuring Commitment from Senior Leadership to Achieve Gender Balance

BCG's Tina Zuzek demonstrates how companies can retain their best female employees.

A Commitment to Gender Balance

BCG's Alan Thomson speaks to the tangible benefits of gender balance in the workplace.

Strengthening the Future Organization

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