Leading energy into the future

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.

Realign Vision

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 [...]

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Viewpoints08 May 2017

Petroleum refiners and shippers struggle over marine fuel

Tighter marine pollution regulations force marine-fuel value-chain players to rethink industrial and business models in order to maintain their competitive positions after 2020

The marine-fuel sector is facing lower-sulfur-content specifications, with the major change taking place in January 2020. Both petroleum refiners and ship owners could contribute to close the supply-demand gap, but all players' [...]

Viewpoints31 March 2017

America First: carbon emissions go last?

Potential impact of President Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” on the power sector

The Trump administration's approach to the traditional energy trilemma (the challenge of balancing the goals of cheap, secure and clean energy) appears set to skew heavily towards the low cost and secure aspects of energy supply at the [...]

Viewpoints28 March 2017

A perspective on the Iranian upstream oil & gas industry

Can Iran achieve its full potential?

The global oil & gas market has begun to rebalance in the first half of 2017, following a period of suppressed prices that has stalled the US shale revolution and prompted OPEC intervention, with an agreement to take 1.2 mmbbl/d off [...]

Viewpoints13 March 2017

Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

From dreams to reality

Production of unconventional hydrocarbons became globally prominent in 2010, when the US, forthe first time, reached a daily output of 1 million barrels of tight oil. In Latin America, where high unconventional hydrocarbon potential has [...]

Press Releases04 June 2013

Arthur D. Little: E&P companies need to improve technology strategies and strengthen technology management processes to increase business performance

Mid-sized E&P companies can achieve better business performance through improved technology practices and stronger technology management processes, according to Arthur D. Little’s latest viewpoint “Technology Applications in Mid-Sized [...]

Press Releases17 July 2012

Arthur D. Little highlights a better organizational form to support the energy industry’s technology environment

Companies are under increasing pressure to deploy their best available technological capabilities, in order to maximize recovery and efficiency, while at the same time minimizing costs and strengthening their safety records. Arthur D. [...]

Press Releases16 August 2010

Does the government have the political will to change direction on UK energy policy? asks Arthur D. Little

Central to the government’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 34 per cent below their 1990 levels by 2020 are the increase in the proportion of electricity generated from renewable sources, and energy efficiency measures. In [...]

Press Releases29 June 2010

Is nuclear new build more a management than a technology challenge? asks Arthur D. Little

The study concludes that, besides its technical complexity, the management issues of a nuclear new build are often underestimated and call for professional management of the venture. In order to provide detailed insights on the approach [...]