Monthly Archives: May 2016

Shaping Reality: A Tale of Two Narratives

The oil industry’s main narrative remains one of increasing hydrocarbon demand requiring higher levels of investment to supply it.  But it is coming under increasing pressure to adapt to the context of 21st century energy. A counter-narrative has emerged that goes beyond … Continue reading

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Megafragility

Do industrial megaprojects over-run because they are badly managed, or because they are big? It’s mainly because they are big. In brief: There is increasing evidence for the substantial performance problems with large scale energy megaprojects being mostly structural and … Continue reading

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