Management Perspective: Dynamic portfolio management can enhance downstream value

12/06/2004
Through dynamic portfolio management, integrated oil and gas companies can identify strategic adjustments with the potential to greatly improve asset values. Oil companies have frequently relied on two key criteria to enhance and sustain value in their portfolios: operational effectiveness, with the intent of driving sustainable performance improvements, and financial discipline, with the intent of closely managing free cash flow. Operational effectiveness has yielded increased levels of operating reliability, improved safety and environmental performance, and lower operating costs. For a number of oil companies, financial discipline is a hallmark that sets them apart from their peers in ...
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