Oil & Gas

We serve leading international and national oil companies, oilfield-services and equipment providers, and private-equity investors across the entire oil and gas value chain. Our global team of consultants and experts helps our clients develop strategies to manage risk, optimize their organizations, and improve performance. We build capabilities to deliver lasting improvement.

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In addition to the above areas of expertise, we provide targeted support for national oil companies and for providers of oilfield services and equipment. We also help clients with challenges related to managing risk and leveraging technology to improve performance. more

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Impact of low crude prices on refining

February 2015—The recent fall in crude oil prices has coincided with both higher and lower profitability in the downstream sector, depending upon which region one considers. We take a look at the likely effect on the three main hubs.


US LTO production to grow in 2015, even under low oil prices

February 2015—Despite the decline in oil prices, we believe that annual average US LTO production will still grow 0.8-1.0 MMbbl/d in 2015 down from 1.5 mmb/d-growth projection at $100/bbl.


Using rapid procurement excellence to capitalize on the downturn

January 2015—Regardless of how long prices maintain at current levels, companies will likely be short on cash and need to drastically reduce spending. In our experience, the most expeditious way to do this is through rapid procurement excellence.


Japan’s uncertain energy future in the post-Fukushima era

January 2015—Since the Fukushima incident in 2011 and the subsequent nuclear shutdowns, Japan has entered a period of energy uncertainty that is likely to extend until the next decade.


Never let a good crisis go to waste

December 2014—Rapidly plunging oil prices shocked the global oil & gas industry. Structural changes and disruptive trends will exacerbate the challenges facing the industry. McKinsey applies a keen lens to the industry’s fundamentals and the needed business changes the shifting fundamentals imply.



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