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Forward-looking analysis, peer-group benchmarking and insights on corporate strategies

Monitor and respond to changes in corporate behavior with our concise strategy assessments, ongoing news, analysis and data on the world’s top oil and gas companies. The Competitive Intelligence Service helps strategy planners, competitor analysts and business development teams benchmark their position against peers, competitors and partners, and manage shareholder expectations.

We combine corporate strategy assessments, relevant news and analysis with direct access to our experts to deliver an independent stream of actionable strategic insights on the world’s biggest energy players.

At a time when corporate analysis providers are consolidating, Energy Intelligence stands apart as an independent provider of forward-looking, strategy-led competitive intelligence.


  • Assess competitor and partner strategic strengths and weaknesses with our comprehensive and concise Company Strategy Profiles
  • Inform your strategic planning with our regular reports on competitors’ M&A and divestment activities that help you monitor asset and corporate transactions
  • Benchmark your own corporate position against competitors to identify risks and assess the health of your business strategy
  • Sense-check your own in-house perspective against our experts’ views on the strategies deployed by majors, integrated players, independent E&Ps and national oil companies
  • Gain the first-mover advantage by spotting trends and divergences in competitor strategies to predict where and when assets and opportunities will emerge


  • Daily and weekly news and analysis covering corporate strategy, peer group strategy, M&A, ESG, capital markets, earnings and capital investment, as well as interviews with key strategic decision-makers
  • 36 Company Strategy Profiles – succinct and actionable analysis on each company’s corporate mandate, business model, technology positioning and project execution capabilities
  • Business Activity Monitor – a quarterly report detailing key corporate acquisitions, asset deals, exploration farm-ins, deals in play and corporate positioning
  • Resource Activity Monitor – a quarterly report detailing key licensing rounds, government negotiation activity and corporate positioning
  • Exploration Activity Monitor – a quarterly report detailing new discoveries and planned drilling activity
  • Key corporate data extracts covering upstream and downstream operations, financial performance and guidance
  • Direct access to our corporate analysts, editors and data team through one-to-one discussions and twice-yearly private briefings

The Energy Intelligence Difference

  1. Our qualitative corporate strategy assessments, which cover the entire value chain – upstream, downstream, LNG and energy transition – identify corporate growth trends, giving clients a competitive edge
  2. Our ongoing corporate news and analysis, which are centered around the world’s biggest oil and gas companies, help clients closely monitor key developments across the industry
  3. Our actionable intelligence, which is based on a wide range of primary sources – including C-suite executives and corporate strategists – helps clients make informed business decisions
  4. Our trusted guidance helps clients fortify their strategic planning at a time of disruptive change for the industry, through twice-yearly briefings and frequent communication with our experts

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    • Large resource holders, Brazil and Angola, are advancing new exploration opportunities, mindful of the race to develop oil and gas resources ahead of energy transition impacts. New additions to the quarterly Resource Access Monitor continue the trend of improving terms or investment conditions for exploration acreage offers.
      Wed, Sep 22, 2021
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    • US shale companies have become some of the most efficient businesses in the market today, producing mountains of free cash flow and rewarding investors. Despite their unwavering commitments to capital discipline, some are even seeing their production volumes grow. Energy Intelligence experts dig in to how companies have accomplished this, what the next steps in their strategies are and how long the run of returns will last.Hosted by: Casey Merriman, Editorial Director, Western Hemisphere and Luke Johnson, Deputy Editor, Energy Intelligence Finance
      Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    • Exxon and Chevron held their most consequential AGMs in recent memory where each were taken to task by both activist and institutional investors dissatisfied with how the US majors have approached the energy transition. Members of Energy Intelligence’s corporate team discuss how the shareholder revolts will impact the strategies of the two oil giants individually and how the rapidly shifting tides will affect the broader sector.Hosted by: Casey Merriman, Editorial Director, Western Hemisphere and Luke Johnson, Deputy Editor, Oil Daily
      Tue, Jun 1, 2021
    • The two largest US oil companies recently unveiled fresh strategic approaches to the next several years that include limiting spending, slowing production growth and curbing emissions. It marks a significant departure from where these companies were just a year ago and reflects broader shifts in the industry. Members of the Competitive Intelligence team break down the changes in strategy and try to chart a path for where ‘Big Oil’ goes from here.
      Mon, Mar 29, 2021