Trends and opportunities in the oil and gas industry

e-pipeline, November 2017

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EY - How can big oil transition the power of the future

How can big oil transition the power of the future

Windmills … electric cars … solar panels. When the cost and performance of emerging technologies improves, incumbents get nervous. Eventually the oil age will end, and it won’t be because we’ve run out of oil. Something better will come along. Something cheaper — it’s inevitable, and the question is how the oil and gas companies of today become the energy companies of tomorrow.

EY - Oil and Gas megaproject development

Oil and Gas megaproject development

The current period of low oil prices has led to increased sensitivity around escalating development costs and called into question the commercial viability of many projects. As a response, project hurdle rates across the industry have been recalibrated to the market expectation of a lower-for-longer oil price outlook. In other words, to avoid being deferred or cancelled, projects must now be designed to be less costly to develop and with greater certainty over budget and schedule targets.

EY - Digitalisation and cyber disruption in Oil and Gas

Digitalisation and cyber disruption in Oil and Gas

Increasing digitisation has made the lives of people easier. Nowadays every device imaginable be it communication devices or entertainment devices is connected to the internet. While this has enhanced economic productivity and improved the quality of life, it also connects us all in a web and renders the whole web only as strong as its weakest point.

EY - Energy Reimagined

Energy Reimagined

The transformation of the global energy ecosystem is gathering momentum. Disruptive technologies are unlocking reserves and providing platforms to bring myriad sources of energy to scale. Integration of new technologies is fundamentally changing the value chain. New choices can provide increased stability or spur competition and volatility.

EY - Q2 Oil and Gas Trends Outlook

Q2 Oil and Gas Trends Outlook

The Q2 Oil and Gas Trends Outlook provides an overview of the top 10 analyst themes from EY’s quarterly oil and gas earnings calls.

EY - Diversity boosts performance in oil and gas

Diversity boosts performance in oil and gas

Our survey highlights the need for diversity to help navigate oil and gas sector disruption and the value diversity brings to the bottom line.

EY - Digital labor

Digital labor

As Australian operators seek to maximise returns, digital solutions such as ‘robotic process automation’ (RPA) will come to the fore. RPA is a proven, quick-to-deploy solution that processes large work volumes and frees up expensive resources to do more value-adding work.