Our Latest Thinking on Energy

The global energy transformation is extraordinarily complex. Explore our latest thought leadership on energy and find out how we’re helping to shape the future of the industry.


Value Creation

Energy Transition and Climate

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Shifting the Direct Air Capture Paradigm

How to reduce the costs of the carbon-dioxide removal technology below $150 per ton—and transform it into an affordable solution for tackling the climate crisis.

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Executive Perspectives

BCG Executive Perspectives: The CEO’s Dilemma

In this series, we examine the disruptive forces that are bearing down on business leaders today, so that they can understand where opportunities exist amid the uncertainty.

Digital and Technology

Harnessing the Power of Data in Oil and Gas

To unlock the full value of existing operations, oil and gas companies must improve collaboration among their business and IT teams and leverage the mountains of data that they have at their disposal.

Reduce Carbon and Costs with the Power of AI

Artificial intelligence has the potential to reduce companies’ greenhouse gas emissions and cut costs by monitoring their carbon footprint and then reducing it through increased efficiency.

Shell's MachineMax Revolutionizes Equipment Management with Telematics

壳牌和BCG数字企业numerou配对s times to reimagine the future and, in the process, have incubated and launched several new businesses. MachineMax, which evolved from an initiative whose initial aim was to find new applications for Shell lubricants, provides an answer to a critical challenge facing the mining and construction industries: how to maximize the productivity of their equipment.

Diversity in Energy

Ensuring Commitment from Senior Leadership to Achieve Gender Balance

BCG's Tina Zuzek demonstrates how companies can retain their best female employees.

A Commitment to Gender Balance

BCG's Alan Thomson speaks to the tangible benefits of gender balance in the workplace.

Strengthening the Future Organization

What CEOs Can Learn from Energy Traders

As electricity markets become more volatile, the value of using energy flexibly is increasing. Companies can take four practical actions to create advantage.

Expert Insights on the Future of Hydrogen

Policies and Prospects for Europe's Hydrogen Transition

Giulia Branzi, Snam's head of climate policies, talks about the current state of decarbonization policy in Europe and how policymakers can further promote the transition to hydrogen power.

The Hydrogen Opportunity for Pipeline Operators

Frode Leversund, president and CEO of Gassco, on how the Norway-based pipeline operator is helping expand Europe's access to hydrogen and other renewables.