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What's your utility's risk culture?

Julie Luecht with KPMG can sum up how she got into risk management on the utilities side of the equation (with fuels and power gen) in one acronym, one command and three numbers: FERC Order 888.
Global Energy Institute Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Principle Consolidation

Pareto’s 80/20 rule explains midstream’s sudden urge to merge.
Global Energy Institute Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Opportunity Flares Up In The Bakken

A chilling combination of stringent regulations and collapsing prices hobbles producers, but movers of oil and gas are burning to expand infrastructure.
Global Energy Institute Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Capital Project Governance

Capital project governance does not have to be a choice between successful projects with poor project controls and unsuccessful projects with good project controls.
Global Energy Institute Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Dynamic Market Response: A Business Model Approach for Responding to Market Change

Rapidly changing market dynamics have caused many Oil & Gas firms to transform their operating models to become more open to change, drive better customer value, enhance financial performance, and maintain their competitive position. A Dynamic Market Response (DMR) approach offers an integrated...
Global Energy Institute Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Addressing the challenges in the current energy price environment

Oil and gas price volatility can bring significant financial stress to oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies. The recent fall in oil prices has led many E&P companies to cut capital spending and has left many to consider ways to restructure their company financially.
Global Energy Institute Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

2015 Energy Business Outlook - Power & Utilities Key Findings

The KPMG Energy Business Outlook, which reflects the viewpoints of senior energy executives in the United States, found the power and utilities sector is focused on grid resilience and distributed energy supply growth, increasing cost pressures, and a challenging regulatory environment.
Global Energy Institute Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

2015 Energy Business Outlook - Oil & Gas Key Findings

The KPMG Energy Business Outlook, which reflects the viewpoints of senior energy executives in the United States, found the unprecedented decline in crude oil prices has pushed oil and gas executives to focus on more innovative cost optimization efforts, new growth strategies and implementing...
Global Energy Institute Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Improving returns on midstream investment in capital projects

The boom in U.S. shale oil and gas production over the past decade has resulted in a significant increase in capital expenditure for U.S. midstream oil and gas operators. This has brought its own set of challenges, as more than 68% of operators are currently unable to achieve a positive return...
Global Energy Institute Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

New Strategies Could Be On Horizon For Energy Sector

More than 50% of the nearly 200 senior-level energy executives polled in a KPMG Energy Outlook Survey released in May indicated they plan to allocate capital over the next two years to either acquire a business, expand facilities or transform their business model. The survey also showed that...
Global Energy Institute Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Market Update: Oil & Gas - June 2015

OPEC’s strategy, intended to displace vulnerable US shale oil producers, appears to be on course, if rig count data is to be believed.
Global Energy Institute Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

2015 KPMG Global Energy Conference Recap

The KPMG Global Energy Institute is proud to announce the release of the 2015 Global Energy Conference Recap. The recap highlights the trends and issues brought forward throughout the conference via the breakout, keynote, and general sessions.
Global Energy Institute Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The Agile Utility - Future-state industry model

The United States electric utility industry has undergone significant change in recent years, but is on the cusp of even further transformation. Disruptive forces related to changing customer demands, regulatory change, rapid technology advancement, and capital sourcing are creating a new...
Global Energy Institute Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT

All Filled Up and Nowhere To Go

Straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, the Bakken Shale unleashes a torrent of light crude oil that slowly makes its way south by rail and pipeline. In the Midcontinent, the flow is joined by output from the Niobrara Shale and other plays, and then by the river of crude produced in the vast...
Global Energy Institute Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Market Update: Oil & Gas - July 2015

Oil price benchmarks traded lower in June and early July as both fundamental and technical indicators combined to paint a bleak picture for global oil prices.
Global Energy Institute Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT
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