The oil and gas industry

Long-term trends

Our industry outlook research has been tracking industry sentiment, confidence and priorities for the past eight years.

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Key insights on industry confidence and capital investment

Over the past eight years, we have surveyed hundreds of senior oil and gas professionals across the world. Our research has identified their evolving key challenges and opportunities during a period where the oil price has swung from a high of USD 124 per barrel (May 2011 average) to a low of USD 30 per barrel (January 2016 average), before slowly rising again. 
The graphs above provide some key insights on industry confidence and capital investment that we have collected over recent years. For more results and expert analysis on the outlook for the oil and gas industry, download a complimentary copy of our 2018 report, Confidence and Control