Energy, utilities and mining

Helping energy executives in the oil and gas, power and utilities and mining industries manage their businesses through assurance, tax and advisory services.

CEO Trends Series Reports 2019 - Oil and Gas

Although the oil and gas industry has always been volatile, there was nonetheless a comfortable predictability to the boom and bust pendulum. Those days, however, appear to be over, at least for now. A combination of erratic and sometimes inscrutable commodity price fluctuations, ambiguity about the future of fossil fuels and increasingly contentious trade negotiations around the world are upending traditional supply and demand fundamentals, bringing a host of new challenges with no clear answers. It could be said that this year, oil and gas executives are essentially trying to set a growth course for their companies on shifting sands.

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Creating value beyond the deal: culture is critical in New Energy dealmaking

The transition to New Energy is generating more investment opportunities than ever. Because New Energy M&A are often in areas which are either adjacent to the existing business, or completely new to it, the acquiring company will frequently need to build new capabilities and acquire new skill sets. This is where getting a grasp of culture is critical.

What do the findings tell us about culture?

Culture should be treated with as much importance in a deal as the valuation multiples. Ultimately, it will be those who can fuse financial engineering with culture management who will emerge as winners in the New Energy space. 

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The Utility Platform Player

Integrating a new energy economy

Power and utility leaders know there’s a real possibility that if they don’t further define their role in the energy ecosystem of the future, they’ll continue to lose ground to new entrants who are eager to step in and take their place. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We explore how companies can embrace disruption and place the right bets—becoming even more relevant to society in an expanded role of a Utility Platform Player, or connector and integrator. We’ll also share peer perspectives from a recent survey of industry leaders.

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Fit for Growth in Oil & Gas

Oil prices will always fluctuate and volatility can be expected. Creating profitability through cost cutting measures and creating efficiencies is only part of the story. What else can companies do to be fit for growth in all market environments?

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Smart Transmission and Distribution (T&D)

Transform your operations from smart to brilliant

What if you could build a modern, digital utility platform within 6 months -- and deliver 15%+ bottom line improvements in the areas of operational performance and compliance? 

PwC’s Smart Transmission and Distribution (T&D) solution rapidly transforms your most critical operational capabilities at low cost and accelerates moving your gas or electric T&D operation from its current state to the promise of full digital operations.

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Michael (Casey) A. Herman

Energy, Utilities & Mining Co-leader; US Power & Utilities Leader, PwC US

Bobby Marandi

Energy, Utilities & Mining Co-leader; US Oil & Gas Leader, PwC US

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