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Local content after a booming oil & gas cycle

Ambitions and limits of local content development

A cycle of booming oil and gas exploration and production activity ended in 2015. During the decade 2005–2015, pressure on local content intensified in most oil-rich countries. The time has come to examine the economic impact of both regulations and initiatives taken by private international and...
Oil & gas

Building momentum – oil and gas in Latin America

Development of unconventional oil and gas resources

Unconventional oil production has grown these past few years despite low oil prices since 2014. Although production in the US decreased in 2015, stabilization of prices and improvements in several operational areas allowed unconventionals to maintain a relevant role in the global supply. Last year...
Oil & gas

The Breakthrough Incubator

How to rapidly create and launch a new step-out business

Creating a new step-out business is not easyAchieving the revenue growth that markets expect can be challenging: growth by acquisition is expensive, and organic growth is often too slow and incremental. Therefore, a key priority for global corporations is to improve performance in breakthrough...
Consumer goods & retail, Public services, Technology & innovation management

Becoming a Next Practice Business

How to apply the strategy and management practices of creative disruptors to transform established businesses

Everyone knows the real world is complex. And everyone knows the digital era has created a level of uncertainty, disruption and possibility that has never been seen before. And yet management culture embedded in some of the world’s largest companies merely serves to artificially simplify the real...
Digital problem solving

The Breakthrough Incubator - how to create and rapidly

Despite businesses focusing their efforts on improving breakthrough innovation performance, many still fail to create sustainable new businesses of scale. The Breakthrough Incubator model, a new approach built on radical collaboration across the innovation ecosystem, covering the entire process...
Consumer goods & retail

Driving adoption in digital transformation

When it comes to delivering effective digital transformations, human behaviour is often overlooked in favour of a focus on technology. Based on our experience and research, we outline how organizations can truly engage their people by understanding their behaviors, and consequently, ensure that...

Sustainable portfolio steering

Understanding the sustainability risks and opportunities across the product portfolio is vital to creating tangible business value. However, assessing every product in-depth, in every market, can appear daunting. This article outlines how sustainable portfolio steering can provide a simple and...

Ambidextrous organizations – How to embrace disruption and

In competitive markets businesses need to embrace two sets of capabilities that are often seen as complete opposites – they have to be fast & creative, while also being productive & scale driven. This article explores how businesses can become truly ambidextrous, providing an outline model...

Balancing the positives and negatives – The rise of the

Expanding markets such as electric vehicles, renewable energy storage and consumer electronics are driving enormous interest and investment in the battery sector, from both incumbents and new players. Based on a new ADL study, this article explores the drivers, challenges and likely outcomes in the...

Innovation through contracting in the oil and gas sector

How contracts with external partners drive innovation in the oil and gas sector

An increasing number of CEOs see innovation as a key lever for growth and critical to achieving sustained competitive advantage across the oil and gas sector. To be more innovative, firms increasingly complement their internal innovation capabilities with solutions, ideas, and technologies from...
Oil & gas, Strategy, Organization & transformation, Technology & innovation management