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Europe Refining: Is 'sweating the asset' that right business strategy?, Tony Wood. Petroleum Review August 2002 PP 18-20
Tony Wood, Global Marketing Manager for IBM Chemicals and Petroleum Industries examines that current pressure on refinery operations and possible alternative strategies.Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
IT Upstream: An industry unleashed by technology. Tony Wood. Petroleum Review December 2002 P. 22-25
Tony Wood reports on how aligning information technology and data management strategies with business needs is now more critical than ever.Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
The article is divided into three sections: John Wood-Collins sees value growth in gas and power, Adam Sieminski and J. J. Traynor see a continuing future for mergers, and Sudi Sudarsanam finds that mergers are not determined by size alone.Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Fuel retailing, Europe: Pacesetting performance in European fuel retailing. Stephen Brooks. Petroleum Review, Retail Marketing Survey, March 2006, pp 20-22
Stagnating motor fuel demand, intensive competition between rival fuel suppliers and increasing costs of regulatory compliance means that achieving a satisfactory level of profitability from fuel retailing in Western Europe has become a key challenge for companies involved in the sector, reports Ste...Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Biomass energy: Wood-chip to steam boiler installed in Northern Ireland. Alastair Nichol. Energy World November/December 2006, P. 20
Alastair Nichol describes a new biomass-to-steam installation in Northern Ireland, a place where energy prices have always encouraged innovation in energy efficiency. The project shows what can be achieved in a private sector seeking to reduce costs.Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Europe, company mergers: BP and Shell gain market ascendency in Germany. Stephen Brooks. Petroleum Review, Retail Marketing Survey, March 2002, pp 27-29.
The focus of large-scale corporate transaction activity in the European downstream oil sector during 2001 was Germany, where four of the current six principle domestic refiners/marketers - Shell, RWE-DEA, BP and Veba Oel - are merging into two larger rival groups. Stephen Brooks, Principle Consultan...Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Managing Oil & Gas Companies: Probabilistic methods with simulation help predict timing, costs of projects. Wood, D. Oil and Gas Journal,12th November 2001, 99(46) pp.
Continuous probabilistic techniques involving simulation can help managers predict the likelihood of time and cost overruns in all types and sizes of oil and gas projects. By deriving time and cost forecasts from a series of trials, simulation offers insight into project risks and quantifies the cha...Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Surviving in a difficult business environment. Tony Wood, Global Marketing Manager for IBM Chemical & Petroleum Industries. Petroleum Review, Retail Marketing Survey, March 2003, pp 42-46.
How fuel retailers can compete successfully to meet customer expectations, create loyalty and at the same time deliver shareholder value.Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Europe, fuel retailing: Riding out the 2004 price storm. Stephen Brooks. Petroleum Review, Retail Marketing Survey, March 2005, pp 26-27.
The high and rising oil price in 2004 presented major challenges to fuel retailers across Europe as they sought to pass on ever higher fuel purchase costs through raising their own forecourt pump prices in a way that did not compromise their competitiveness. Stephen Brooks, Downstream Consultant at ...Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract
Alternative energy strategies for abatement of carbon emissions in Brazil---a cost-benefit analysis. E.L. La Rovere, L.F.L. Legey and J.D.G. Miguez. Energy Policy, November 1994, 22 (11), 914--924.
The main results of a study on the cost of abatement of CO2 emissions are summarized. Using a linear programming model for Brazil's energy sector, three scenarios for energy production and use and three possible futures are discussed for activity of the Brazilian economy to --- 2010 and 2025. It is ...Availability: OnlineRecord type: Abstract