The Evolved Experience

Thoughts and Insights on Business Excellence in the Energy and Heavy Process Industries


Unconventional Oil and Gas

Changing the Way We Work



In 2015, reacting to the drop in oil prices was the primary focus for Oil & Gas companies and it was all about costs.... cutting Opex, reducing CapEx and reducing staffing levels.

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Manufacturing Mindset Drives Innovation in Shale Plays



Traditional oil & gas plays have been high-risk, high-reward scenarios where the priority of speed from SPUD to production trumped upfront costs due to time value of getting production online ASAP. Shale production volumes on the other hand are strongly correlated with the amount of completion work done on the wells; the shale development paradigm is therefore more akin to the manufacturing environment than traditional oil & gas production.

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Optimizing the Supply Chain in Unconventional Oil and Gas – Part 2



In recent years Unconventional Shale Plays have presented a number of unique challenges to designing, implementing and maintaining effective supply chain operations.  At the heart of this is the sheer volume of variation in activities and transactions required within and between the various stakeholders and operators throughout the life of the asset. 

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Optimizing the Supply Chain in Unconventional Oil and Gas



In recent years Unconventional Shale Plays have presented a number of unique challenges to designing, implementing and maintaining effective supply chain operations.  At the heart of this is the sheer volume of variation in activities and transactions required within and between the various stakeholders and operators throughout the life of the asset. 

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