Understand and predict oil supply & demand.

Our Upstream team combines a rigorous analytical approach and proprietary modelling and benchmarking tools with deep market understanding to create unique market perspectives to support our clients with their most challenging decisions.



KEY FINDINGS FROM OUR SHALE OIL OUTLOOK

9

mb/d

US shale oil production expected by
2025




20

% p.a.

Drilling and completions growth expected through 2021

41

$/bbl

Average core breakeven in the Permian in 2017




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North American Shale Oil Outlook to 2025


Our outlook explores the impact of operational improvements on shale oil margins in this lower-price environment, and presents a view of expected growth in drilling and completions, production, rig count, and capex to 2025.



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UPSTREAM MODELS

Global Liquids Supply Model

Forecasting capability for crude supply and demand scenarios, project competitiveness, and price considerations


North American Supply Model

Forecasting capability of basin-level unconventional production and cost—accounting for geographic and commercial developments


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UPSTREAM INSIGHTS

AUGUST 2017

Artificial lift in North America onshore: evolution, not revolution


Although the artificial lift segment's exposure to an established base of producing wells allowed it to weather the past three years better than other segments, it faces challenges due to changes in both technological preferences and its business model.