Oil & Gas

What We’re Hearing

Key themes and challenges we’re hearing in today’s markets.

Challenging Price Environment

As oil prices and supply and demand fluctuate, how do we build market share and make the right investment decisions?

Consumer Engagement

With a more “aware” customer base, how do we better engage with communities, consumers, governments and regulators?

Changing Portfolio Mix

As technology and alternative energy sources progress, how do we change our portfolio mix, reposition our brand and respond to the impact of technology?

Our Services

We help optimize traditional business practices in a rapidly evolving industry.

TRADING & RISK MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION

Offering comprehensive ETRM implementation including customization, package selection and sustainable support for increased trading and enhanced risk management.

REGULATORY REPORTING COMPLIANCE

Keeping you informed of new regulatory developments while meeting the latest reporting requirements with our integrated global compliance reporting hub, Sapient CMRS.

OMNI CHANNEL MARKETING

Enhancing productivity and creating new experiences for your customers and employees via mobile and advanced user experience technologies.

Data Management

Addressing operational, audit, regulatory and architectural data management challenges with global data management services and expertise.

ANALYTICS & VISUALIZATION

Unifying your disparate data sources with analytics and visualization for faster decision making, cost efficiency, improved cash flow and better capital expenditures.

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Our Work

Overview

A leading oil company required an enterprise system to manage trading and supply activities, offer an integrated view of market and credit risk and provide a consistent methodology for examining P&L, exposure and inventory values.

Objective

Develop a future state vision, evaluate potential products and build the components of a solution to manage all trading and supply activity across business units and geographies.

Outcome

  • Built a future state vision, architecture and a business case for an ETRM solution.
  • Implemented enterprise market risk and market credit solutions, providing clients near real time risk views across business units and geographies.
  • Provided a more predictable and reliable end of day process.

Overview

A large energy company sought a trading and risk management platform that provided increased control and a more accurate portfolio evaluation.

Objective

Create a state of the art platform delivering control, more timely and accurate portfolio risk measurement and greater process and data efficiency.

Outcome

  • Developed an integrated gas trading system supporting the front, middle and back-office.
  • Achieved net present value (NPV) of $7m.
  • Increased the ability to assess risk and exposure.
  • Reduced data duplication through web-based reporting and spreadsheet removal.

Overview

A leading US oil and gas company looked to optimize news sentiment analysis and better inform its traders and analysts as the task of tacking news and sources became daunting with traditional computer models.

Objective

Develop a prototype to reduce time spent gathering trading insights from daily news and generate quantitative sentiment scores from unstructured narrative text.

Outcome

  • Delivered a news gathering tool based on custom ontology for a selected commodity (e.g., oil), computing sentiment scores and overlaying market price movements with news sentiment via interactive data visualization in a timeline view.
  • Integrated machine learning to predict price movement based on historical data analysis.
  • Provided an enhanced view of market prices and exchange rates.

Latest Thinking

Silicon Valley Meets Houston

Silicon Valley Meets Houston

White Paper

How the energy markets can take inspiration from Silicon Valley to establish collaborative business models that unlock unimaginable opportunities.

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