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Oil & Gas Industry

Unlocking Solutions for Uncertain Times

The oil and gas industry is grappling with a range of complex challenges: energy transition, increasingly volatile oil prices, intensified global competition, the rise of disruptive technologies, and more sophisticated government regulations. These factors increase the complexity and risks for even the best-run firms. That’s why BCG is embracing new digital business models and an adaptive strategy, helping companies rise above industry perils to outflank competitors and thrive in the years ahead.

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How BCG Delivers Impact in Oil & Gas

Through digital technologies and advanced analytics, the pursuit of strategic insights, and deep experience and expertise, BCG’s oil and gas consulting delivers lasting change to clients around the globe. Read about the impact we’ve had and the solutions we bring.

Containing Oil & Gas Decommissioning Costs

Containing Oil & Gas Decommissioning Costs

BCG worked with the Dutch government to develop an initiative to decommission assets in the Netherlands safely and effectively while keeping costs down.

Petrochemical Strategy

Helping an Oil Refiner in India Develop a New Petrochemical Strategy

One of India’s leading oil companies was facing a fundamental change in its core business: the shift away from traditional fuels toward electricity, natural gas, and other low-carbon energy sources for mobility.

Global Refining Model

Global Refining Model

BCG’s global refining model is a tool that provides insight into the current and future refining and petroleum products markets.

Performance Database of Unconventional Assets

Performance Database of Unconventional Assets

BCG’s proprietary tool provides detailed information on leading shale operators and basins and reflects the unique characteristics of shale development.

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Value Creation in Oil and Gas 2019: Winning Back Investors’ Trust

Value Creation in Oil and Gas 2019: Winning Back Investors’ Trust

Companies in the oil and gas industry must take aggressive steps to restore their once-strong relationship with investors.

The Oil Price Shock(s) of 2020

The Oil Price Shock(s) of 2020

On top of the demand shock in the oil market, sparked by COVID-19, is a supply shock that could flood the market. Even robust oil companies will face threats to their business.

Dispatch from Davos: Energy Companies and the Race to Save the Planet

Energy companies are leveraging technology and collaboration to decarbonize their business, transition to new sources of energy, and build a cleaner future."

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Alan Thomson
Managing Director & Senior Partner
Houston

Energy transition: the new and necessary mindset for the energy sector

At last week’s Mexican Energy Forum, I gave a keynote on a topic of serious importance to energy sector leaders everywhere: Disruption is coming, and you’re probably not ready.

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Paul Goydan
Managing Director & Senior Partner
Houston

The Future of Oil and Gas

The uncertainty surrounding demand amid a shift in the cost of supply creates challenges but also opportunities for companies.

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Jamie Webster
Senior Director, BCG Center for Energy Impact
Washington, DC

Oilfield Services and Equipment: Five Years, Five Themes

Since 2014, BCG has tracked the performance of 100 companies across ten segments. Now, after five years of coverage, five themes characterize today’s market.

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Philip Whittaker
Partner and Director, Oil & Gas
London

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Advice on Global Warming

As we mark Earth Day today, it can be easy to get discouraged about global warming and its impact to our planet.

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Alan Thomson
Managing Director & Senior Partner
Houston

Are Oil Companies Prepared for the Changing US Energy Landscape?

Fundamental forces in mobility and power generation could pressure traditional oil and gas companies to transform the way they do business in the US. And these transitions may arrive faster than many executives expect.

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Marie-Hélène Ben Samoun
Managing Director & Partner
Houston

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