Energy Insights’ data-driven insights catalyze higher performance.

Our team of over 100 dedicated specialists and our network of global industry experts deliver timely, actionable insights to drive sustainable performance.

Leveraging smart data to improve operations and strategy is vital in today’s volatile energy sector, but gathering, standardizing, and analyzing the right data isn’t easy due to challenges such as poor data quality and a lack of deep industry and analytical expertise in-house. The result is a significant gap between data, insight, and action for leaders in energy companies.

Energy Insights combines McKinsey’s global energy expertise, proprietary data, and valuable tools with a specialized team to deliver timely analysis, insights, and support to energy players through two offers:


Market Intelligence

Informs strategy and performance improvement by delivering robust forecasting and market analytics on global crude, refined product, natural gas markets, and oilfield services


Performance Improvement

Helps drive asset productivity and performance by providing quantitative benchmarks, comparative performance and practices, and actionable insights into major areas for improvement

Integrated, bottom-up models

Energy Insights builds its comprehensive methodologies on a foundation of industry expertise, proprietary intelligence, and internal and external data sources to constantly provide relevant market perspectives and performance insights. Unlike other providers, we constantly adapt and refine our models to meet the needs of players in the energy industry.

Deep industry experience

Energy Insights’ global databases of operational and organizational performance metrics and data are built on 20 years of industry experience and are combined with proven diagnostic and benchmarking tools and performance improvement solutions, making it the preeminent source of quantified insights on asset operational performance.

Flexible delivery

Our dedicated team of experts is committed to providing clients with clear insights through a variety of methods to meet their unique business challenges. Whether through software, workshops, or reporting, Energy Insights delivers actionable road maps to help leaders improve performance.



Energy Insights & McKinsey


McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm, deeply committed to helping institutions in the private, public, and social sectors achieve lasting success. For over eight decades, our primary objective has been to serve as our clients' most trusted external advisor. With consultants in 109 locations in over 60 countries, across industries and functions, we bring unparalleled expertise to clients anywhere in the world. We work closely with teams at all levels of an organization to shape winning strategies, mobilize for change, build capabilities, and drive successful execution.

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Energy Insights represents the analytical and business intelligence arm of McKinsey & Company’s oil & gas practice. Our practice serves leading international and national oil companies, oilfield-services and equipment providers, and private-equity investors across the entire oil and gas value chain. We help clients develop strategies to manage risk, optimize their organizations, and improve performance. We build capabilities to deliver lasting improvement.

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Served 85% of the global top 20 oil & gas companies since 2007 on 1,000+ engagements across all industry sectors and functions


400+
practitioners with deep industry connections and networks and a global presence across all major energy hubs


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