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Incoming operators face several challenges when taking over an asset, including managing the transition, improving performance, and capturing value. Ten principles can guide the way.

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Seeing the unseen: Transforming safety by improving hazard sensitivity

– Safety analytics derived from virtual-reality data can quantify workers’ ability to sense physical hazards and be used to achieve a safer workplace and generative safety culture.

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The future of natural gas in North America

– What role will natural gas play in North America’s energy mix over the next decades? And how can players position themselves to manage threats and capture opportunities from the energy transition?

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How women can help fill the oil and gas industry’s talent gap

– New research identifies why women fail to advance—and suggests what the industry can do about it.

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The future is now: How oil and gas companies can decarbonize

– As the pressure to act on climate change builds, the industry should consider a range of options.
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Toward a net-zero future: Decarbonizing upstream oil and gas operations

– To operate well is to operate responsibly—but more must be done on sustainable design and balanced portfolios to achieve a net-zero... future.
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A new mandate for the oil and gas chief information officer

– In an increasingly data-dependent sector, oil and gas companies need to scale up their use of technology across the enterprise... rapidly. Success will involve reframing the CIO’s role in driving not only digital transformation but also business outcomes.
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What shipowners, refiners, and traders should know about IMO 2020

– New global limits on sulfur content for marine fuels will have a significant impact on fuel markets. Our forecast for 2020 shows... the biggest challenge will be overcoming uncertainty.
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Four pathways to digital growth that work for B2B companies

– Here’s what it takes for industrial companies to outgrow their peers and create sustainable value from digitization at scale.
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Unlocking the full power of automation in industrials

– The automation of nonphysical core processes is an often-overlooked source of value in industrials.
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OFSE quarterly: Revenue edges up, but margins stay under pressure

– It was another tough quarter for the oil-field-services-and-equipment (OFSE) sector. Oil prices again declined, the possibility... of global recession weighed down on demand, and OFSE revenues saw only marginal improvement. Offshore and gas sectors provided some silver lining.
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Asia’s energy transition

– The future of the energy sector in Asia will likely be driven by renewables and innovative energy technology.
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Paths to profitability in US unconventionals

– After years of high growth, the US unconventionals sector has yet to deliver cash flow or returns to investors across the full... cycle. To achieve profitability, shale producers will need to transform their organizations and shift their strategic focus from growth to value creation.
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Peak energy, peak oil, and the rise of renewables: An executive’s guide to the global energy system

– Global energy demand is headed toward a plateau over the next ten to 20 years, as the world focuses on electrification, energy... efficiency, and more service-driven economic growth.
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Forced boil-off gas: The future of LNG as a fuel for LNG carriers

– New limitations on sulphur emissions will require ship operators to consider alternative fuels. As a result, the use of forced... boil-off liquefied natural gas is likely to increase.
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