At Devon Energy, building the most critical capabilities requires a high-touch approach to human capital and the HR function.
By promoting business partnerships, producers of primary materials can find a new source of competitive advantage.
Two top leaders of the Middle East telecom company Etisalat explain how they recruit and retain people in frontier markets — the most challenging business environments in the world.
Increasing capacity per dollar in computer technology has driven exponential growth for 50 years. The same could happen in the energy industry.
A senior finance executive explains how a zero-based cost management effort is leading to significant performance improvements.
The wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal sector has grown in fits and starts — and now may have the momentum to become a self-sustaining industry.
As the energy markets evolve, oil and gas majors should consider diversifying into power generation.
A hasty, large-scale movement away from nuclear power would not resolve most of the issues raised by the ongoing crisis in Japan. Instead, we need more thoughtful discussions now about the energy systems of the future.
The oil majors hope to make major money in natural gas, but can they learn to operate two distinct types of businesses under one roof?