Our annual guide covers tax policies in 80 countries. Learn which countries are using their policies to attract business and expanding their focus on unconventionals.
Oil & Gas
Fueling your future in a global economy
With rising global energy demand, the oil and gas industry has a wide range of challenges and opportunities across the upstream, midstream, downstream and oilfield services sectors. We help oil and gas companiesnavigate through the changing regulatory environment, manage risks and optimise performance.
- Competing and managing risk in oil and gas
While risk continues to dominate the energy landscape, competition is also becoming a dominate feature. We help oil and gas companies understand their business risks and develop plans to manage or capitalise on them.
Our professionals understand business operations and use their knowledge to support clients in defining and developing their strategies and risk mitigation techniques.
- Navigating M&A and investment decisions
Players in the capital-intensive oil and gas industry began partnering more vigorously. The past two years have seen a significant ramp-up in oil companies’ planned investments in unconventional oil and gas plays, with a marked increase in joint ventures and acquisitions.
Need to make better and more informed decisions about how to strategically manage capital and implement transactions in a changing world? Let us help.
- Cost reduction and process optimisation
Oil and gas companies have seen significant increases in drilling, service, production and operating costs over the past decade. More complex operations generally mean more costly operations.
The most common initiatives for companies were to optimise processes and embed controls. Typically, companies in the oil and gas sector seeking to contain costs will focus heavily on third-party spend, headcount, shared services, IT efficiencies and outsourcing.
- New and emerging market growth
The rise of emerging markets gives the oil and gas industry a new business perspective. Challenges and opportunities exist in a growing economy, evolving government regulations and increasing competition.
Whether you have a tight focus on the BRIC countries or want to see the full range of emerging market growth, we provide a global industry perspective.
- Monitoring regulatory changes
The top driver of regulatory risks, as reported by oil and gas companies in our global multi-sector survey, is the sector-specific regulatory pressures. In many countries, regulatory and fiscal frameworks are uncertain.
Our accounting and tax compliance services are focused on helping large, multinational companies meet their financial reporting requirements in the many countries where they do business.
- 2012 global oil and gas tax guide
- Oil and gas alert: Dodd-Frank Act
- Risk and compliance for global oil and gas companies
- FIRPTA investment guide
- Master limited partnership accounting and reporting guide
- Tax Insight: Australia's Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT)
- Shale gas report - Poland: tax and accounting issues
- Fiscal Year 2013 Budget of the US Government: impact on the oil and gas industry
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- Webcast: The UK 's jurisdiction agenda
Listen to our 25 September 2012 webcast to hear how the UK is positioning itself as a holding company jurisdiction for oil and gas companies.
- Oil and Gas Eye
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- National Oil Company Monitor series
Check out our quarterly summary on NOCs activities.
- IFRS oil and gas insights
See the latest IFRS impacts on oil and gas.