Rethinking the oil and gas organization
Organizational choices made during a time of resource scarcity need reexamination when the cycle turns.
Energia da sole e vento, la corsa verso il futuro
Da un lato si va verso energia più pulita e verso più efficienza nel suo utilizzo, dall’altro nel prossimo ventennio la popolazione aumenterà di 1,5 miliardi e il Pil crescerà del 50%: in qualche...
Energy 2050: Insights from the ground up
How will the world satisfy its need for energy? McKinsey research offers a perspective.
The future is now: How to win the resource revolution
Although resource strains have lessened, new technology will disrupt the commodities market in myriad ways.
The oil and gas organization of the future
Five ideas can help organizations adapt as technological and political trends reshape the industry.
Five strategies to transform the oil and gas supply chain
Companies in the oil and gas supply chain have gone from boom to bust in the past two years. Here are five strategies oil-field service and equipment companies are exploring to adjust to the...
Is peak oil demand in sight?
Our latest research suggests lower long-term growth in demand for oil than previously forecast. This warrants a fresh, critical look at energy investments.
Black swans and barrels: How to think about the future of oil prices
No one can be sure where oil prices are headed. McKinsey’s Scott Nyquist answers the questions business leaders are asking about the state of the market.
Mergers in a low-oil-price environment: Proceed with caution
A deal deluge typically follows an oil-price collapse—but hasn’t always created value. Past cycles teach that deals enabling players to lower costs will probably be most valuable in today’s...
A billion-dollar digital opportunity for oil companies
Making better use of existing technology can deliver serious returns—by increasing production, streamlining the supply chain, or reducing engineering time.
Peering into energy’s crystal ball
McKinsey’s predictions were broadly on target in 2007. Here’s how things could turn out during the next eight years.
Lower oil prices but more renewables: What’s going on?
Why the renewables sector is more resilient than ever.
Sewing up lower costs from falling commodity prices
But many apparel and footwear companies miss out on significant savings by failing to truly understand their value chains.
Oil-price shocks and the chemical industry
The outlook for oil prices is highly unstable. Chemical companies need to build new organizational capabilities.