Energy & Environment

   
      

Energy & Environment

Commentary
Commentary

Big Oil

February 2016
Can the world’s leading international oil and gas companies turn a crisis of value creation into an opportunity to reinvent business models?
September 2015
Big Oil has been under pressure recently, but its days are far from over—if it acts soon. With the proper adjustments, it can continue to lead in oil and gas development for decades to come.

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.

Oil & Gas 

March 2016
Oil and gas companies face a far wider—potentially more severe—spectrum of cyberthreats than companies in most other industries.
European Power
September 2014
Germany’s ongoing transformation of its power sector has met both successes and challenges. What are the implications for the country and European power markets broadly?
September 2014
It is unlikely that Europe’s structurally flawed energy policies will be fixed in a holistic manner, so companies must rethink their business models and learn to cope with dysfunctional markets.
June 2013
Belgium’s current power policy may have significant ramifications for the country, including sharp increases in power costs and higher CO2 emissions.
Big Data and Beyond
July 2014
It can be hard to tell how retail energy providers can fuel growth with big data right away. Here are three tactics to consider.
May 2014
The challenges of big data may seem as outsized as its potential. But by developing six key capabilities, businesses can realize big data’s full promise.
Operational Excellence
October 2013
A BCG benchmarking revealed that simplification—of a company’s business model, processes, and organization—is critical for best-in-class efficiency in retail energy sales.
February 2013
Energy network operators that take a holistic approach can reduce costs by as much as 15 percent if they pull the right combination of levers.