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New Energy Futures: Transforming the oil and gas sector
Volatility will be the new norm for the oil and gas sector both in Western Canada and globally. The perspectives articulate a range of plausible futures that are broad but full of opportunity for companies that are well positioned and able to change.

Facing a downturn: A sustainable response to falling oil prices 
Our three-phase approach to sustainable cost reduction focuses on strategy, rapid analysis and interventions.

Western Canada Oil & Gas benchmarking report: Juniors and intermediates
Bigger has often meant better in the energy industry in Western Canada, but challenging times are affecting every size of producer these days, as depressed commodity prices, slow infrastructure growth and reduced share values hamper progress.

Investing in the growth of Canada’s LNG market
Global production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects is on the rise and the demand for natural gas is increasing. Canada’s abundance of natural gas has attracted international investors and provides a framework for export potential. As demand for exporting LNG is increasing, countries around the world are looking to tap into Canada’s reserves.

Compete, survive or prosper? 2014 Energy Visions Report
How could Canada compete, survive or prosper in our current reality of energy abundance?  Insights from energy executives, analysts and global advisors explore the key factors in this international situation – geopolitics, market access, economics, cost and productivity, and technology and innovation – and consider the way forward in this new reality. 

At a crossroads: Considered a high cost and LNG producer, can Canada compete for capital in today’s “post-peak oil” world? 2014 Energy Visions 
In our Energy Visions 2014 report, global analysts and industry leaders provide their insights and perspectives on the implications of Canada being a high-cost producer and the suggestion that the Canadian oil and gas industry is at a point where important decisions need to be made.

Innovation surge sparks oil sands opportunities
Innovation is creating opportunities in Canada's oil sands industry. Oil sands executives and associations share their views in our report. A Chinese version of this report is also available.

PwC's energy practice statement of qualifications
The energy industry is truly global, operating in almost every part of the world. PwC understands the global nature of the industry, and the importance of having our assurance, tax and consulting professionals everywhere that our clients operate.

Energy Services Innovation: Transforming a continent's hydrocarbon supply
The upstream petroleum services sector has assumed a significantly expanded role in the oil and gas industry in recent years.

Unlocking Canada's oil and gas industry - is Canada becoming an energy superpower? 2013 Engery Visions Report
With a vast reserve base, advances in technology, and Canada’s bitumen production estimated to reach nearly 6.5 million barrels a day by 2025, Canada has the potential to attain energy superpower status.

Energy Visions business forum 2013 - Post-event summary report 
PwC conducted an audience poll during the 2013 Energy Visions Event. Read this report for more insight into what industry players thought on topics related to the oil and gas industry.

Combating cost escalation: Reducing costs and improving operational performance 
With today’s uncertain markets, cost containment is an important strategy for increasing cash flow, creating a competitive advantage and driving shareholder value.

Oil and Gas Taxation in Canada - Framework for investment in the Canadian oil and gas sector 
This publication summarizes the way in which Canadian oil and gas operations are taxed by the Canadian federal and western provincial governments.

Energy Visions Quarterly Newsletter: Nothing to fear 
This issue of our quarterly Energy Visions newsletter looks at five reasons why Canada should welcome increased foreign investment in its oil sands and shale gas resources.

Energy Visions Quarterly Newsletter: Unsteady as she goes 
This issue of our quarterly Energy Visions newsletter provides insight on how financial and geopolitical events have impacted crude oil prices, company share prices and the Brent-to-WTI differential, as well as what this means for Canada’s petroleum sector.

Energy Visions Quarterly Newsletter: Tight Oil Tech-Producers 
This document, published by PwC as part of our Energy Visions program, talks about the increasing importance of technology in Canada’s oil and gas industry.

创新浪潮 - 点燃油砂业机遇 (Technology in the Oil Sands) 
加拿大的油砂为世界提供了长期、稳定的 能源来源,也将成为供应世界日趋增长的 石油产品需求的重要来源,尤其是在亚洲 经济迅速发展的情况下。我们的报告旨在说明能 使之实现的非常规途径。

2013年能源展望商业论坛回顾摘要报告 (2013 Energy Visions post-summary Report) 
普华永道在2013年能源展望商业论坛召开期间对与会者进行了问卷调查仔细。阅读我们的报告将有助于深入了解行业人士对石油天然气工业相关话题的看法。

解锁加拿大石油和天然气工业 - 加拿大正在成为能源超级大国吗 ? Unlocking Canada's oil and gas industry - is Canada becoming an energy superpower? 2013 Engery Visions Report 
在本年度加拿大能源报告中,我们邀请了有威望的国际行业政策分析师和领导人,请他们提供对加拿大成为能源超级大国的潜力及进程的看法。

加拿大石油与天然气税 Oil and Gas Taxation in Canada 
本文总结了加拿大联邦政府及其西部省份对加拿大石油与天然气业务的征税方式。