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Legislative Update 2016

We are pleased to present Legislative Update 2016 for Oil & Gas, Energy & Resources, and Mining. In this update, we have highlighted the most important changes in Russian tax legislation and the key economic trends in these industries...More

Рынок СПГ: отраслевые тенденции

Global Human Capital Trends 2016: The Energy & Resources edition

The new organization: Different by design

This fourth annual survey of over 7000 human resource and business leaders globally, ranks the top 10 trends and companies readiness to respond to them. This report provides a summary of the human capital trends and priorities driving human resource decisions specifically in the Energy & Resources (E&R) industry...More

Global Human Capital Trends 2016: The Energy & Resources edition

Financial statements. How do you do it?

Metals and Mining, Energy, Oil and Gas, Fertilisers

This year we are once again coming out with the results of the survey on the financial reporting process. This is the fourth consecutive year that we are conducting this survey. As usual, the purpose of the survey is to review the existing financial reporting practices in Russian companies. The data we have collected will help our readers to compare their financial reporting processes with the existing practices of their peers...More

 

Financial statements. How do you do it?

Global Human Capital Trends 2015

Energy and Resources report

Today’s global organizations must navigate a “new world of work” that has turned traditional approaches and assumptions about talent management upside down. In this new world of work with hyper-connected employees, global transparency in the job market, changes in the demographics with millennials soon to be making up 50% of the workforce and cognitive technologies that are reengineering work, human resources organizations will have to reskill, be bold and innovative...More

Practical Tax Issues Arising in the Course of Russian Arctic Shelf Projects

Article by Andrei Panin Andrey Panin, Partner, Tax & Legal, Deloitte CIS, was published on the website of the Russian independent information-analytical network edition PRO-ARCTIC, dedicated to responsible and the rational development of resources in the Russian Arctic...Далее

Practical Tax Issues Arising in the Course of Russian Arctic Shelf Projects

Who goes there: friend or foe?

Gas, Russia and the Middle East
In the series Middle East POV: transcending boundaries, Ken McKellar, Middle East Energy & Resources Leader, contributes Who goes there: friend or foe? Gas, Russia and the Middle East pointing to the difficulties the two energy powers have in forging a strong partnership despite complementary aspects of their respective gas businesses. Russia and the Middle East both supply gas to Europe and to Asia...More

Risk Intelligence in the Energy & Resources Industry

Enterprise Risk Management Benchmark Survey Report

In the summer of 2013, Deloitte launched a second edition of the Energy and Resources ERM Benchmark Survey. The main objective was to assess the overall maturity level of energy and resources companies’ ERM and risk management activities, and to help identify new challenges, critical issues and risks they may be facing today and in the future...More

Oil and Gas

Digital transformation in oil and gas

From bytes to barrels

This paper describes Deloitte’s Digital Operations Transformation (DOT) model—a framework that explains the digital journey of 10 milestones, where the leap from one milestone to another marks the achievement of specific business objectives, and puts cybersecurity and digital traits at the core....More

Digital transformation in oil and gas

Protecting the connected barrels

Cybersecurity for upstream oil and gas

Oil and gas might not seem like an industry that hackers would target. But they do—and the cybersecurity risks rise with every new data-based link between rigs, refineries, and headquarters. In an increasingly connected world, how can upstream O&G companies protect themselves?...More

Protecting the connected barrels

Oil flows around sanctions

Russian Oil & Gas Outlook Survey Results 2017

As always, the survey looks at the results and the performance of oil and gas companies, as well as their short- and long-term plans for development.

As predicted by most oil and gas executives in 2015, the year 2016 was marked by a growth in oil prices, with the price of a barrel going up from USD 34 to USD 56. This year, the survey has found that only half of the respondents remain optimistic about a potential boost in prices in 2017...More

Russian Oil & Gas Outlook Survey Results 2017

An integrated approach to combat cyber risk

Securing industrial operations in oil and gas

Critical infrastructure relies on industrial control systems (ICS) to maintain safe and reliable operations. Making operational processes secure, vigilant, and resilient is a challenge and requires oil and gas companies to harmonize and align two culture, engineering, and IT...More

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

Views from around the world—April 2017 issue

In this April 2017 edition, we unpack a range of topics including the potential applications of blockchain—a new digital technology that is gaining momentum and could have significant tax implications on the oil and gas industry. We highlight the possible consequences of the multilateral instrument under the OECD BEPS project and explain the basics of production sharing agreements...More

LNG global overview

Trends, signposts, and opportunities

Growth, change, uncertainty, challenge, opportunity―these are some drivers explored by Deloitte’s LNG series in 2016. In this global report, we examine the overall findings laid out in the component parts of the LNG series and attempt to holistically describe the status of the global LNG industry and what may lie ahead...More

LNG industry trends

LNG industry trends

LNG update—Part four: work in progress: How can business models adapt to evolving LNG markets?

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry is in a state of flux even as it continues to grow, with a number of opportunities and threats facing the six principal business models that make up the market. Flexibility and nimbleness will be key for businesses to expand not just volumes, but also value...More

LNG industry trends

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

Views from around the world―December 2016 issue

In the December 2016 edition of our Global oil & gas tax newsletter, the final edition for 2016, we continue our in-depth examination of the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) initiative with analysis of the Organization for Economic Development’s (OECD) proposals on hybrids, including discussion of the UK’s legislation...More

Global insurance broking

Oil and gas industry

The high quality of insurance services, both in Russia and globally, is evidenced, among other things, by consistent relationships between parties: insured, insurers, insurance intermediaries (agents and brokers), insurance underwriters and public insurance regulators...More

Global insurance broking

Drilling more at lower prices

Oilfield services market conditions and trends 2016

We are delighted to present our 2016 Russian Oilfield Services Market Conditions and Trends survey. Prepared by Deloitte CIS Oil & Gas group professionals, the report spotlights the drilling and well service/workover sectors. The survey analyses the prevailing oil service market trends and changes in the total production and exploration drilling metreage by region...More

Oilfield services market conditions and trends 2016

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

Views from around the world - September 2016 issue

In this September 2016 edition, we unpack some of the potential implications of Brexit on the oil and gas industry. We also take a look at the impact that the OECD BEPS project may have on the oil and gas industry in developing countries, with an overview of the key findings and recommendations of the OECD report and its implications...More

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

Views from around the world―June 2016 issue

In our June 2016 edition, we continue the theme of our last edition, taking a look the impact that the OECD BEPS project may have on the oil and gas sector, with an overview of the progress of the initiative to date and an article focusing on action 4. We also take a look at the steps being taken by two significant hydrocarbon producer countries (Iran and Mexico) to promote investment in their upstream industries...More

International Oil & Gas Tax Guides

Naturally resourceful

Tax professionals of the member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited have created the Deloitte International Oil and Gas Tax Guides, an online series that provides information on tax regimes specific to the oil and gas industry...More

A look at oil market fundamentals over the next five years

The balancing act: A look at oil market fundamentals over the next five years

Deloitte MarketPoint insights

The oil and gas industry is in turmoil. A downturn in crude oil markets has taken a bumpy path, resulting in declining oil prices and leading to deep CAPEX spending reductions. What, then, is the future of oil? Although sizeable capital and operational budget cuts could leave a lasting impact, Deloitte MarketPoint analysis delves into that future to provide beneficial insights. From the sources that cover production shortfalls to how current supply and demand could affect future oil prices, discover what the next five years of oil may look like by viewing our report...More

A look at oil market fundamentals over the next five years

2016 Russian Oil & Gas Outlook Survey

10th anniversary edition

Deloitte CIS has completed its tenth annual Russian Oil and Gas Outlook Survey, based on interviews with executives from state and private enterprises. Its findings highlight the interim results of operations throughout the industry, current results of certain companies, their plans and short-term and medium-term growth opportunities...More

2016 Russian Oil & Gas Outlook Survey

Oil & Gas Mergers and Acquisitions Report―Year-end 2015

Waiting for a rebound

The decline in commodity prices has affected all sectors of the oil and gas industry, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has hit the lowest levels in years. There was a rise and fall during 2015, but expectations for an uptick on deals did not come to fruition. What can this mean for the oil and gas industry in 2016?..More

LNG industry trends

LNG industry trends

For an industry that is just over 50 years old, liquefied natural gas has matured rapidly and is now part of an upheaval in the global energy market. The liquefied natural gas trade has quadrupled over the last two decades and is set to double over the next two...More

LNG industry trends

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

In our March 2016 edition, the feature article discusses changes in approaches to transfer pricing and the important implications these could have on long-standing industry practice regarding the charging of operator costs to upstream joint ventures...More

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

2015 Russian oilfield service market: current state and trends

According to experts, the oil and gas and oilfield services markets are currently facing uncertainty. A significant drop in oil prices in late 2014 has led analysts to downgrade their forecasts. The market remains volatile and unpredictable due to a number of factors, including political and economic instability in the oil producing regions...More

 

2015 Russian oilfield service market: current state and trends

Deloitte Oil & Gas Mergers and Acquisitions Report—2015 Update

Adjusting to the new reality

For the oil and gas industry, the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal market recovered somewhat in the second quarter of 2015, both in terms of number of transactions and overall value relative to the first quarter, due in part to the announcement of one large international deal...More

 

Oil and Gas Reality Check 2015

A look at the top issues facing the oil and gas sector

Deloitte’s Global Energy & Resources group is delighted to introduce its 2015 report which focuses on six challenges impacting the oil and gas sector globally (and the upstream market in particular)...More

 

Russian Oil & Gas Outlook Survey

The purpose of this survey is to assess the interim performance of the sector and the current performance of individual companies, as well as to share the views of Oil & Gas company executives on the short-term and long-term prospects for business development...More

 

Vision 2040

Global scenarios for the oil and gas industry

The Vision 2040—Global scenarios for the oil and gas industry study uses a time-honored Monitor Deloitte scenario preparation methodology to forecast a panorama of directions the sector may take in the next decades. Our expert consultants in this segment have analyzed the current context of the industry and the main factors that influence it, surveying the main trends that should most strongly direct the movement of the sector and also considering the various uncertainties that may impact the market...More

Oil and Gas Reality Check 2014

A look at the top issues facing the oil and gas sector

Deloitte’s Global Energy & Resources group is delighted to introduce its 2014 report which focuses on five of the primary challenges impacting the oil and gas sector globally, and provides our view of the direction which these trends will follow. The 2014 Oil and Gas Reality Check takes an overarching view of five main topics impacting the oil and gas sector, and outlines the challenges each may present to industry participants and resource owners...More

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Oil and Gas Industry

This whitepaper sets out the upstream O&G environment in the Middle East North Africa region, the M&A issues that face investors looking to transact here, and how these are being managed through the screening, diligence and valuation phases of the transaction...More

2014 Russian oil & gas outlook survey

This publication details the findings of our annual survey of oil and gas executives in the CIS region. The survey is focused on sector and individual company performance, along with prospects for business development in the short and long-term. Despite the positive dynamics of demand for hydrocarbons and the current tendencies of industry development, in 2014 the majority of companies in the Oil & Gas sector are not likely to see any changes to their core asset portfolio...More

Gaining ground in the sands 2013

Turning obstacles into opportunities

Our 2013 report looks at the challenge of developing the Alberta oil sands and explores how 10 obstacles can be turned into opportunities...More

The Challenge of Renaissance

Managing an unprecedented wave of oil and gas investment

Realizing the potential of the North America energy renaissance requires tremendous investment and astute project management, especially at a time when the industry is developing midstream infrastructure to support oil and gas production from new producing areas; being pushed to develop deepwater resources; and, competing for increasingly scarce talent. And, all of this activity is occurring while the industry is investing to add value via liquefied natural gas exports, expansion of petrochemical capacity and gas-to-liquids facilities...More

Oil and Gas Talent Management

Powered by Analytics

Adopting analytics to effectively manage workforce needs. Oil and gas companies have increasingly relied on complex data to delve into the Earth’s geology and find energy resources thousands of feet below the surface. They have turned to numbers when analyzing prospective acquisitions, capital expenditures and other investments...More

The Deloitte Guide to Oil and Gas in East Africa

Uniquely positioned

2014 edition of Deloitte’s guide to the upstream industry in East Africa. From sleepy backwaters to bonanza—now every potential hydrocarbon basin across East Africa is the subject of intense interest including significant onshore oil discoveries in Uganda and Kenya, and world-class offshore discoveries from Tanzania and Mozambique...More

Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter

Views from around the world

Deloitte's quarterly Global Oil & Gas Tax Newsletter highlights tax developments across the globe. In our January  2014 issue, the feature article discusses Brazilian PIS and Cofins taxes in consortium activities and tax credit challenges those in the oil and gas industry may face...More

Mining

The digital revolution

Mining starts to reinvent the future

This report, developed by Deloitte Australia, brings together our understanding of shareholder value, mining operations, technology and analytics, to develop an approach to the “digital mine.” This approach helps mining organizations make the most of the digital opportunity and avoid the many potential pitfalls that come with the adoption of new technologies...More

LNG industry trends

Global mining tax trends 2017

Helping miners position for change

The 2017 edition of the Global mining tax trends takes a closer look on the top tax trends miners will face in the coming year and how they can deal with the increased levels of uncertainty in their tax profile...More

Mining Trends 2016

Tracking the trends 2017

The top 10 trends mining companies will face in the coming year

The 2017 edition of Tracking the trends takes a look at the trends that miners will face in the coming year and outlines a wealth of potential responses proposed from Deloitte member firms' mining professionals...More

Mining Trends 2016

Tracking the trends 2016

Are we there yet?

The 2016 edition of Tracking the trends takes a look at the issues that miners will face in the coming year and outlines a wealth of potential responses proposed from Deloitte member firms' mining professionals...More

Mining Trends 2016

Natalia Golovkina has made the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining rating in 2016

The British non-profit organisation, Women in Mining UK (WIM) recently published its global 2016 rating for the Top 100 Inspirational Women in Mining. Founded in 2006, the goal of WIM is to assist businesses and governments in attracting, retaining and promoting female professionals to various areas of mining....More

Natalia Golovkina has made the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining rating in 2016

Efficiency improvement and cost reduction

Approaches and methodology

We believe that efficiency improvement strategies must be tailored for each company. The right strategy allows a company to achieve the necessary balance between long-term initiatives and quick wins. Our projects start with a common set of hypotheses and end with a concrete set of measures for efficiency improvement that are included in the integrated implementation plan...More

Tracking the trends 2015

Keep calm and carry on

The 2015 edition of Tracking the trends takes a look at the issues that miners will face in the coming year and outlines a wealth of potential responses proposed from Deloitte member firm’s mining professionals. There is no doubt that mining companies operate in complex geographies where they face increasing challenges in responding to regulatory and compliance requirements...More

Tracking the Trends 2014

Ten of the top issues for mining companies

Ongoing market volatility will force mining companies to change the way they do business if they wish to remain viable. That’s the core message delivered in Tracking the trends 2014, Deloitte’s sixth annual global mining report. While long-term demand fundamentals remain strong, inflation, falling commodity prices, supply-demand imbalances and decreased productivity levels are just some of the challenges mining firms will continue to face in the next year...More

Mining spotlight on: Key issues facing the mining sector

A series of short articles focused on key issues facing the mining sector...More

Trading up

A look at some current issues facing energy and commodities traders

There are a number of specfic issues and trends triggering innovation in the energy and commodities trading sector. n recent years, physical energy and commodities trading has entered into a new era of sophistication and scale. Changing global economic conditions are giving rise to exciting new opportunities, but also hazards. International trading houses—whether in oil, metals or soft commodities—are extending their reach and scope, while expanding control of supply chains...More

Kennedy has named Deloitte a leader in HR Consulting in Asia

Press release

New York, NY, 5 March 2014—Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) is pleased to announce that Deloitte has been named a leader in HR Consulting in Asia based on their recently released report entitled Human Resources Consulting in Asia. The report lays out the opportunities and challenges for buyers and sellers of HR Consulting Services in Asia, focusing on key market trends, growth patterns, the competitive landscape...More

Mining Voice

Deloitte Canada's mining newsletter

In a rapidly changing global economy, the energy and resources industry faces unprecedented challenges as it undergoes dramatic change. Canadian mining companies are not immune to these challenges. These challenges include the run-up in base metal prices, environmental concerns, industry consolidation and managing the impact of the exchange rate...More

Competitiveness: Catching the next wave

Panama

DTTL has launched a new global series on national competitiveness, focusing the first report on Panama and the industries projected to drive the country’s next wave of domestic prosperity. The Panama Competitiveness piece delves into the industries that are projected to drive the country’s next wave of domestic prosperity, benchmarked against industries driving global growth...More

Kennedy has named Deloitte the global leader in HR Transformation Consulting

Press release

Kennedy has named Deloitte the global leader in HR Transformation Consulting based on their recently released report entitled HR Transformation Consulting Market. This report lays out the opportunities and challenges for buyers and sellers of HR Transformation Consulting, focusing on key trends, growth patterns, the competitive ecosystem, and includes profiles of key firms...More

Electric Power

Alternative thinking 2016

Five game-changers powering the future of renewable energy

In the three years since we last published an edition of Alternative thinking much has occurred in the world of energy—so much, that the landscape itself has visibly changed...More

 

Energy efficiency in Europe

Energy efficiency in Europe

The levers to deliver the potential

Energy is at the heart of the European economy; the EU consumes 11% of global energy, importing more than 50% at a cost of more than EUR 400 billion per year. Energy efficiency could cut this dependence and this cost, but is not delivering on its promise...More

Energy efficiency in Europe

Analyses on wind and solar PV assets

Global results | April 2016

This year we have added another 82 transactions to our database, which now totals 556 transactions. Based on regression on these 556 transactions with onshore wind, offshore wind and PV solar farm assets we estimate the price paid by investors in different stages of development of the projects...More

Analyses on wind and solar PV assets

The top trends in the global water sector

Water Tight 2.0

The central theme of this edition is innovation; exploring new ways to tackle supply-side, demand-side, regulatory or business-related challenges. All of the themes discussed in this report are closely connected (for example, it is impossible to talk about operational efficiency without considering the opportunities that data analytics offer in this area) and have been developed in consultation with senior practitioners from Deloitte member firms around the world...More

Water Tight 2.0

Trends to watch in alternative energy

Firmly entrenched in the mainstream, alternative energy’s momentum accelerates
In recent years, there has been much discussion of alternative energy moving into the mainstream. While it hasn’t yet shed the “alternative” label, alternative energy’s shift to the mainstream is largely complete and likely irreversible...More
Тенденции развития сектора альтерна­тивной энергетики

The edge of tomorrow

Deloitte Netherlands’ showplace hailed as the world's greenest office building

The Edge, Deloitte Netherlands’ Amsterdam location, is a model of sustainability. It’s also one of the smartest office buildings in existence, making it a popular place for professionals—and would-be employees...More

The edge of tomorrow

The future of the global power sector

Preparing for emerging opportunities and threats

Although no single vision exists for the way the global power sector will evolve in the future, one truth is clear: the industry sits on the cusp of massive change. The way power companies respond will depend on where they operate, their regulatory environment, the structure of their portfolio of assets, evolving customer demands, their economic maturity and the level of technology adoption they require...More

Analyses on wind and solar PV assets

April 2015
Deloitte now publishes updated papers on wind and solar PV farm valuation as well as a paper on best practices in establishing a wind investment case. We have updated our studies on market valuation of wind and solar PV assets. This year we have added another 99 transactions to our database, which now totals 474 transactions...More

Energy market reform in Europe

European energy and climate policies: achievements and challenges to 2020 and beyond

For more than 20 years, the European Union has consistently been at the forefront of global action to combat climate change. It has developed ambitious energy and climate policies, including the target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 80% by 2050...More

 

Alternative thinking 2013

Renewable energy under the microscope

Deloitte's renewable energy group launches its 2013 issue of Alternative thinking. The objective of this report is to identify for developers, investors and policy-makers a few of the more important current trends and opportunities in renewable energy, point out where significant barriers to progress lie, and suggest strategies for dealing with them...More

Trading up

A look at some current issues facing energy and commodities traders

In recent years, physical energy and commodities trading has entered into a new era of sophistication and scale. Changing global economic conditions are giving rise to exciting new opportunities, but also hazards. International trading houses -whether in oil, metals or soft commodities - are extending their reach and scope, while expanding control of supply chains. The expectation of stricter regulation, financing constraints, emergent resource nationalism and fierce competition reward agility and adaptability as never before...More

Analyses on wind and solar PV assets

April 2014

Deloitte Denmark’s Renewable Energy team updates their studies on market valuation of wind and solar PV assets. In addition to these studies is a paper that describes the key elements in a best practice business case analysis on wind power. The paper contains examples and benchmarks from more than 80 operating wind farms, 40 international market studies on wind farm economics as well as on our extensive experience from acting as financial advisor in more than 30 wind projects...More

Implementing Dynamic Pricing

Meter Configuration Trade-offs

Exploring the technical and business case impacts of selecting different types of Smart Grid meter hardware. Utilities choosing to implement Smart Grid solutions have many business and technical options which can lead to improved operational and asset efficiencies and enablement of demand management programs...More

Deloitte and Oracle Expand Services to Help Power & Utilities Sector Drive Value with Advanced Analytics

Deloitte has expanded its work with Oracle in the field of Utilities Advanced Analytics. As a leader in business transformation and technology services to the power and utilities sector, Deloitte will team with Oracle's Utilities Advanced Analytics to transform big data into compelling and actionable insights...More

 

 

Risk Intelligence in the Energy & Resources Industry

Enterprise Risk Management Benchmark Survey Report

In the summer of 2013, Deloitte launched a second edition of the Energy and Resources ERM Benchmark Survey. The main objective was to assess the overall maturity level of energy and resources companies’ ERM and risk management activities, and to help identify new challenges, critical issues and risks they may be facing today and in the future...More

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