Business Pulse: oil and gas

“With the energy debate becoming increasingly prominent, this is a timely overview of the key risks and opportunities that the industry faces, as determined by industry executives.” (Dale Nijoka, EY’s Global O&G Leader)

Our Business Pulse report for the sector oil and gas explores the top 10 risks and opportunities faced by oil and gas organizations now and over the next few years.

  • Health, safety and the environment (HSE), regulatory compliance, price volatility and the increasing challenge associated with accessing reserves and markets are the top risks
  • A new entrant to the top 10 risks this year is IT security, specifically the threat to companies’ operations
  • With the continued growth of the world’s emerging economies, energy demand in these countries will increase rapidly, and the opportunity for oil and gas companies to take advantage of this is immense.



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