Categories: Downstream Industry View
 
 
The oil and gas landscape continues to show signs of rapid change that sporadically brings up challenges for the industry to adapt to. In 2012, many oil companies owed their profitability to a really strong downstream performance. Unplanned outa...
 
 
 
 
As the upstream environment gets tougher for the oil and gas industry, information technology is playing an increasingly vital role to make operations more integrated and efficient. Growing evidence of this comes from the findings of the latest Ac...
 
 
 
 
Unless the Euro crashes and everyone’s worst fears come true, the oil industry seems to be moving into another significant growth phase.   Several reasons prompt me to strike an optimistic note amid the general gloom. While some organizations, ...
 
 
 
 
2012 has been a challenging start to the year for refining in Europe. 2011 saw refiners dealing with overcapacity issues, operational inefficiencies and falling demand, all combined with the pressure of costlier supplies to offset the loss of Liby...
 
 
 
Published: Oct-20-11
 
If the year 2011 began with the paradox of high oil prices and good economic growth playing out simultaneously, there are now clear signs of a reversal. GDP growth is slowing across the world, albeit in varying degrees, pointing to a halting and s...
 
 
About the Authors

Arthur Hanna
Mr Hanna is the Industry Managing Director of Accenture's global energy practice. He has led a wide portfolio of work for a variety of international ...
 

Julie Adams
Julie Adams leads Accenture’s Resources and Energy global research team and provides original research support and market insight for the Accenture E...
 

Jeff Miers
Jeff Miers, managing director for Energy—Analytics, is based in Houston, North America. He has 16 years of experience leading consulting and systems ...
 

Kevin Donaldson
Kevin Donaldson, managing director for Energy—Analytics for Europe, Africa and Latin America is based in London. He has responsibility for the coordi...
 

Richard Holsman
Mr. Holsman is the Global Energy Technology Managing Director and leads Accenture’s Europe, Africa and Latin America technology business for resource...
 

Senthil Ramani
Senthil Ramani, managing director for Analytics—Technology for Asia Pacific, is the Accenture Enterprise Services (AES) Business services and Digital...
 

Dean Forrester
Dean is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Energy industry group based in Houston. He has been involved in many major upstream programs including imp...
 
 
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