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Industry Solutions
Fueling Success in a Complex Energy Landscape
Volatile markets. Increasing global demand for energy. Aging workforce. Environmental concerns. Regulatory complexities. Emerging technologies. From the energy renaissance to supply sustainability, the opportunities and challenges facing oil and gas companies today are unprecedented.

A key to navigating such complexities and developing repeatable success is to find an informed perspective that can help organizations swiftly respond to challenges and best position themselves for the future. This is where Strategy Execution can help. We have been part¬nering with organizations around the world to address their most pressing business issues. Our portfolio of clients covers the depth and breadth of the industry ranging from oil and gas majors, to regional and national oil companies, and the multitude of services companies that support them.

Industry Drivers and their Impact on Project Performance
While every organization has their unique business challenges, Strategy Execution's extensive research and practical work with leading oil and gas companies has allowed us to aggregate these business issues into four definitive drivers that distinguish the industry today. As we put on our specialist, project-tinted lenses in working with the industry, these drivers have been determined to critically impact the skills requirements and competencies development of the project community. Our clients have thus realized the most significant value against these business drivers by focusing on the select project performance areas.

Productivity on Capital Investments
Oil and gas companies are challenged with balancing capital project investment for long term growth against current market expectations. As reserves become increasingly inaccessible and expensive to get out of the ground, capital project investment will continue its meteoric rise, forcing the E&P organisation to deal with enormous complexities in planning, scheduling, budgeting, and human capital management. Given the level of commitment and high cost of failure, it is essential to develop a robust capital decision framework to ensure that the right projects are identified, selected, and executed to full value.

Strategy Execution Solution
We help organizations manage capital project risk through the development of effective project portfolio management capabilities. From portfolio analysis to project prioritization and selection, we help clients align organizational objectives with operational capability through the implementation of sound Project Portfolio Management processes:
  • Portfolio Risk Management
  • Portfolio Prioritization
  • Portfolio Budgeting and Resource Allocation
  • Portfolio Monitoring & Control
  • Portfolio Optimization
Human Capital Productivity
The re-allocation of resources to meet regulatory requirements coupled with the rapid retirement of senior scientists, engineers, and project professionals is creating a talent crisis that threatens the very mission of oil and gas organisation. In addition to a strategic approach for recruiting and retention, it is critical to maximize the productivity of existing talent through thoughtful human capital development. A recent Strategy Execution salary and development survey of oil and gas producers revealed that project management training initiatives generated an average ROI of 465%. Given the size and complexity of projects inherent to the industry and the impact of cost overruns and schedule slippages, this is likely a conservative calculation.

Strategy Execution Solution
Our singular focus is to help our clients build project-focused competencies. After three decades of working with project organizations in the world’s largest enterprises, we are capable of enabling clients to build organizational capabilities in the areas of:
  • Project, Program, and Portfolio Management
  • Requirements Management
  • Sourcing and Contract Management
  • Project Leadership Development
Strategy Execution's Solution for Manufacturing Industry

Strong business impact from oil and gas project related training
Client professionals from the oil and gas industry were asked to identify the busi¬ness impact they had delivered back to the organization for their participation in the training events.

The growing complexity of industry regulations coupled with less flexibility to meet compliance requirements is causing a massive shift of IT and project resources within financial services. Rather than focusing on building systems to support new innovative approaches to the business, valuable resources are diverted toward time sensitive, high-consequence compliance projects. As banks increasingly take a more proactive approach to compliance, they will begin to incorporate compliance risk management into every project and tighten their resource management processes.

Operational Effectiveness
Now more than ever, E&P organizations are struggling to balance aggressive cost reduction targets with increased expectations on production and the changing risk and compliance needs of the business. Similarly, the downstream organization is tasked with eliminating defects, increasing reliability and utilisation of ageing assets. Whether through turnarounds, process improvement initiatives, or new technologies and engineering solutions; increased operational effectiveness ultimately depends on improving project management effectiveness.

Strategy Execution Solution
A clearly defined project management methodology with robust processes for requirements, estimation, cost control, and project monitoring; is essential to project effectiveness and ultimately to delivering on the operational improvement requirements of the business. Strategy Execution provides training and support solutions for:
  • Requirements Management
  • Estimating
  • Cost Control
  • Scope Change Management
  • Project Leadership Development
Risk, Regulation and Compliance
Oil and gas companies operate in a highly complex and uncertain environ¬ment. Multiple regulatory regimes, com¬plex relationships between IOCs, NOCs, and local government agencies, chang¬ing geopolitical interests, and growing environmental and safety concerns each create a level of added risk. Whether for capital projects, facility turnarounds, or any initiative; strong risk management processes are essential for any project that interfaces with the business.

Strategy Execution Solution
We help clients establish a strong risk management culture and develop ro¬bust processes for identifying, managing and mitigating risks in very dynamic and complex environments. Areas of con¬centration typically include:
  • Eliciting and Documenting Risks
  • Risk Analysis
  • Risk Monitoring and Control
  • Response Planning
  • Contract and Vendor Management
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