The Challenge

The upstream Oil & Gas industry is one of our primary focus areas. We combine a solid foundation in management consulting with functional expertise in areas such as geosciences, engineering, regulatory, land management, and oil & gas accounting, to offer an uncommon capability to upstream clients. We have a deep understanding of the complete value chain, as well as asset and well life-cycles. We have been engaged by a variety of upstream companies ranging from independents to the super-majors.

Functional Experience

We have helped our clients with innovative solutions in the following functional areas:

Drilling, Completions, and Well Work

  • Complete Well Lifecycle processes, supporting technologies, and data management
  • D & C process and project management capabilities for large capital projects
  • Well planning and rig scheduling optimization
  • Drilling information management
  • Real-time drilling data aggregation for collaborative decision support
  • Well work operations management
  • Information Management
  • Casing Point Election processes


  • Seismic data and well control information management from individual prospects to large scale plays
  • Optimization of prospect generation and management process to maximize efficiency by maintaining alignment with drilling program
  • Manage critical geotechnical information including sedimentary/ lithology data, stratigraphy data, paleogeographic data, structure contour maps, isopach maps, cross-sections, and well logs

Regulatory Environment

  • Analysis of process and organizational impact from new and changing regulations
  • Information and document management systems to facilitate version control, access, and adoption
  • For Gulf of Mexico operators, Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS) definition and implementation
  • Identifying and managing cultural and change management issues resulting from new regulatory landscape

Land and Lease

  • Division Order and lease management and administration
  • Prospect process and information management

Operations and Production Management

  • Measurement (field data capture and SCADA)
  • Production Accounting and Regulatory Reporting
  • LOE, Lifting Cost, and AFE analysis and management

Accounting, Finance, and Fixed Assets

  • GL, AR/AP, JIB, JOA, Cash, Treasury, Payroll
  • Revenue Accounting
  • Partner Audits
  • AFE’s and Planning and Budgeting
  • Property and Asset Management, Inventory Management, DD & A
  • Procurement