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3 Actions for the oil and gas Industry: Simplify, automate, predict

Accenture’s energy lead Andrew Smart explains how to adapt to a low oil price environment.


With low oil prices becoming the new norm, three actions will differentiate leading operators from the rest.

Andrew Smart reflects on actions leading oil and gas companies are already taking to drive growth – and why the rest need to follow suit.

"If last year was all about moving from denial to survival, this year is going to be about selective transformation to move to the required break-even cost."


Andrew Smart, Managing Director, Energy, Accenture

Andrew is the industry managing director for Accenture's Global Energy business. Andrew's career at Accenture has been focussed on working with clients to develop business strategies, plan and execute M&A, market entry and business improvement within the energy and utilities industries.