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Digital transformation in oil and gas

The new frontier: Bringing the digital revolution to midstream oil and gas

When the industry in question is undergoing a fundamental change because of shales, how can US midstream companies not just adopt a digital mindset but also derive actual value from going digital for its legacy and new assets? More

 

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

Global oil & gas tax newsletter

Views from around the world

Highlighting tax developments of current interest to companies operating in the oil and gas industry, whether upstream or downstream, and businesses in the oilfield services, engineering and construction industries...More

Oilfield services market overview in Russia – 2018

Oilfield services market overview in Russia – 2018

We are pleased to present you with the full version of our analytical report. This report is produced annually. This year the format has been redesigned and the report now comes with deeper insights. The report offers an updated picture for 2017, expert opinions and hot technology trends, as well as the recent developments identified and the findings concerning the state of the industry. The key findings from this report will be published by Russia’s leading media outlets...More

Oilfield services market overview in Russia – 2018

Oil and Gas Industry Barometer - 2018

The base for future growth: maintaining performance indicators and keeping up with the pace of technology

Interviews with experts show that the representatives of the O&G industry are optimistic about both the current state of affairs and the outlook for the industry. We polled our experts regarding the key areas of investment in 2018. The absolute majority is not going to invest in other industries and will remain ‘faithful’ to the O&G industry, particularly to the refining business....More

Рынок СПГ: отраслевые тенденции

The oilfield services sector transforms again

Seven strategies for sustainable success

After a long downturn, companies in the oilfield services sector are embracing recovery, learning from the past, and looking to seven key strategies for sustainable success...More

The oilfield services sector transforms again

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

Chemicals

Making the future of mobility

Chemicals and specialty materials in electric, autonomous, and shared vehicles

Tomorrow’s mobility ecosystem, with fleets of autonomous and/or electric vehicles, may require a new catalog of materials and chemicals to make everything from batteries to simplified powertrains and customizable interiors. For manufacturers, the future of mobility means challenges and opportunities.

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Chemicals and specialty materials in electric, autonomous, and shared vehicles

Navigating the future of work

What images does “the future of work” conjure up for you? In his 1930 essay, Economic possibilities for our grandchildren, John Maynard Keynes foretold a future of “technological unemployment” and 15-hour workweeks. We’ve long since given up on early 20th-century utopian visions of a leisure society in which machines do almost everything for us. But there’s no question that what we actually do these days is changing fast, and will continue to change.

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The chemical multiverse 4.0

The chemical multiverse 4.0

In the wake of the dramatic economic downturn of the second half of 2008 and throughout 2009, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) launched the Chemicals 2020 trilogy. This series of reports titled The decade ahead (December 2009), The chemical multiverse (November 2010), and The end market alchemy (October 2011), was grounded in four areas:

  • State of the chemical industry, as a whole
  • Position of individual companies that manufactured and sold chemicals and plastics
  • Habits and patterns of customers
  • Economic environment in major regions of the world

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The chemical multiverse 4.0

Chemistry 4.0

Growth through innovation in a transforming world

This new Deloitte study in collaboration with VCI shows how the chemicals industry is undergoing a huge transformation, where digitalization and the circular economy play a key role. The study also identified 30 trends which will be of importance to the chemical industry until 2030 with a focus on the key market in Germany... More

2017 Global Chemical Industry M&A Outlook

2017 Global Chemical Industry M&A Outlook 

Momentum continues despite global uncertainties

Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to increase in 2017, but geopolitical factors such as protectionism could pose a challenge to achieving the levels of record activity the industry experienced in 2015 and 2016...More

2017 Global Chemical Industry M&A Outlook

Digital Transformation: Are chemical enterprises ready?

As the global chemical industry prepares to embrace digital transformation, many challenges and obstacles can impact the decisions of senior executives. Based on findings from the inaugural 2016 Global Digital Chemistry Survey, this article intends to mitigate many negative perceptions related to digital transformation and recommend specific steps to navigate through its challenges and realize its benefits...More

2016 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook

Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to remain buoyant in 2016, building on the strong momentum experienced in 2015, with continued portfolio realignment and consolidation plays in various segments...More

The talent imperative in the global chemical industry

The global chemical industry is currently experiencing intense changes. A slew of new and on-going challenges—from constrained margins and increasing cyclicality, to activist investors and a dramatic decline in new product introductions—are forcing companies to make dramatic shifts in strategy to continue to generate the return on capital that investors have come to expect. What is more, global chemical companies will need to manage these changes in a difficult talent environment marked by a looming wave of retirements and incoming talent that seems to have little interest or awareness of importance of the industry to the economy and society at large...More

Pricing in the Chemical Industry

Boost your pricing power

60% of the chemical companies indicated that a dedicated price optimisation strategy is a ‘must have’ business initiative. And today companies are still suffering to determine the right pricing method for their solutions. The evolution of profitability and gross margin performance of the roughly 250 existing chemical and materials companies globally over the past one and a half decade reveals a rather negative perspective and investment potential...More

The feed­stocks prism

Unveiling value in volatile and complex petrochemi­cals

A new puzzle for a new century. The face of the global chemical industry, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing has changed. It did not come about all at once and it is not apparent from every angle. But, for those taking notice, this new look could mark a time of accelerated transformation. While numerous articles have been written about megatrends and their impact on demand, societal change is only part of the story...More

2015 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook

The momentum continues

Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to increase further in 2015, building on a strong year of activity in 2014 that saw 635 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of US$77.8 billion. According to the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global) Manufacturing Industry group’s 2015 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook, companies are continuing to realign portfolios and pursue profitable inorganic growth opportunities...More

2014 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook

Expect a rise in global chemical industry M&A activity in 2014

The Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Global Manufacturing Industry group has released this year’s 2014 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook which predicts a rise in global chemical activity in 2014 due to downstream value-added opportunities, continued strength in specialty chemicals, and portfolio realignments in North America...More

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