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The impact of decarbonization on the gas and LNG industry

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Global downstream outlook to 2035

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Strategies for OFSE companies confronting the energy transition

– The oil-field-services-and-equipment sector has steadily declined for more than a decade. Companies can consider three broad strategies... to revive their fortunes and chart a pathway for the future.

The autonomous plant: Entering a new digital era

– The requirements of the energy transition present significant industry challenges. Energy companies must embrace new technologies,... transform management systems, and expand workforce capabilities.

The dos and don’ts of M&A in shale

– With M&A activity rising, how can unconventionals producers ensure that their strategic moves create value?

Successful oil and gas mergers: An interview with Wintershall Dea’s Jone Hess

– Senior Vice President of Integration Jone Hess discusses his experience leading the integration planning and execution of one... of the largest oil and gas transactions in recent years.

A winning OFSE agenda for current times

– Oil-field-service and -equipment companies are facing unprecedented structural headwinds. The sector must transform itself to... regain investor confidence and attract the new talent that it needs.

The future of liquefied natural gas: Opportunities for growth

– The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated LNG market trends that were already underway. LNG players must pursue improvement in five... areas to adapt to new conditions and seize opportunities for growth.

Digital transformation in energy: Achieving escape velocity

– The need for digital value is greater and the barriers to change are lower—yet inertia persists. Three practical lessons... can help energy companies break through.

How COVID-19 and market changes are shaping LNG buyer preferences

– Our recent survey gauges how the pandemic has affected buyer sentiment with expectations of an increased reliance on the spot... and short-term market.

Institutionalizing drilling and completions efficiency in US unconventionals

– US shale drillers lead the world—but even so, investing to improve drilling efficiency, well design, and back-office functions... can deliver returns that far outweigh the costs.

An operator’s guide to transforming E&P

– Exploration and production companies born during the shale boom are struggling in the era of cash. Lessons from other heavy industries... can help them transform their operations from end to end.

Plugging in: What electrification can do for industry

– As the prices of renewable electricity and electric equipment continue to drop, industrial companies can capture cost-saving and... GHG-emission-reduction opportunities by planning the electrification of their operations.
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