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Getting a Handle on Energy

Energy price volatility is expected to continue. How will it affect the way the global pie is sliced? This strategic overview explores the short-term impact on the global economy, the consumer response, and the effects on labor markets and investment.

In the medium-term analysis, second-round effects are considered within four scenarios:

  1. a further price collapse;
  2. stabilization at current low prices;
  3. recovery of previous higher prices; and
  4. a boom/bust environment with wide fluctuations.

The adaptive capacity of energy-dependent organizations will be challenged. Test the robustness of your company's strategy, identify risks, and unlock opportunities through the lens of each scenario. 

Explore our full portfolio of thought leadership on energy and global growth here.

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Bart van Ark

Managing Director and Principal Investigator


Charles Mitchell

Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality


Willem Overmeer

Senior Advisor



Window On Oil Prices

Window On Oil Prices

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