For today's leaders, energy is at the top of the agenda. There are worries about access to resources, rising petro-nationalism, threats to supply, increasing fuel prices, problems in electricity and gas markets, re-assessment of coal for power generation, the challenges of global warming and renewables, and the re-emergence of nuclear power.
Half of the world’s total energy subsidies bill of USD 480 bn comes from the Middle East, eating up more than one-quarter of governments’ revenues. Energy-intensive industries and households make the region require more fuel to produce a unit of GDP than any other region. [...]
Electricity trading has become a common and important value chain component in most large energy utilities in liberalized markets. Trading acts as an essential link between a utility’s own electricity production, the wholesale market and sales. [...]
The main objective of this paper is to highlight how important it is for companies to proactively manage risk in the delivery of their capital projects to ensure that capital projects are completed on time and to budget. [...]
The new build of nuclear power plants is one of the present day’s most complex technical undertakings. Inaccurate understanding of projects risks and inaccurate prioritization of critical activities often lead to significant delays and budget overruns [...]
Faced with rapid changes in energy markets you are probably being forced to re-think your business model, your position in the energy value chain and your carbon footprint. We'll use a range of approaches to help you create a vision and strategy that sets you on the road to enhanced profitability: Corporate and [...]