Energy & Environment

Energy & Environment

   
      

Energy & Environment

Commentary
Commentary

Commodity Trading & Risk Management

January 2017
Digital forces are deconstructing commodity trading’s value chain—and, in the process, changing what it takes for traders to succeed.
November 2016
The trend toward hyperliquidity in commodity markets is creating an environment increasingly removed from commodity traders’ comfort zone.
July 2016
Commoditization is inevitable for most businesses and is happening with increasing speed. How can companies survive—or even benefit from—the challenge?

Project Management

January 2017

“Tell me the bad news first” should be every project manager’s motto. By welcoming bad news, managers of large-capex projects can make better decisions and improve project performance.

June 2016
The milestone dates that populate the schedules established for large projects are often unrealistic. As a result, many projects underperform.

Oil & Gas 

January 2017
North American refiners enjoyed smooth sailing from 2010 through 2015. The backdrop for these businesses turned much less supportive in 2016.

Future of Power

November 2016
Dramatic shifts, such as the rise of renewable energy, will force Europe's utility leaders to rethink the vertically integrated structure that has dominated their industry for decades.
July 2015
Despite an increasingly challenging business environment, some power and gas companies have managed to generate solid returns for their investors. How have they done it?
July 2015
As the decades-old segregated structure of energy markets breaks down, competition is intensifying among energy sources for particular end uses, creating a highly complex and uncertain new landscape.

Oil Price Volatility: The Series

December 2015
With the unprecedented decline in industry revenues, oil and gas companies and governments must work together to frame a balanced dialogue and shape a more appropriate level of government take.