Energy Consultants: How a Skilled Team can add Value to Your Firm

Energy Consultants who have transitioned from industry experience to consultancy are often the best solution for certain issues that have surfaced within your business.   If you and/or your company are currently facing challenges in your energy business and have contemplated bringing in an energy consultant, it is important to look for a team of energy management consultants who specialize in solving energy related problems. For example, let’s just say that […]

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Oil and Gas Consulting Firms

Oil and Gas Consulting firms play a key role bridging gaps in managing, extending, and maintaining the systems and processes required to keep the oil and gas industry running smoothly. Oil and gas outsourcing services, along with oil and gas accounting services, are just a few of the many unique offerings these consultants bring to the table. In most cases, the main goal of hiring an oil and gas consulting […]

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Top 5 Reasons Companies Hire Energy Consulting Firms

Energy industry companies hire consulting firms for a number a reasons, but many companies hire Energy Consulting Firms specifically for the added benefits they provide. The energy industry is a vast, ever-changing, and complex industry that requires a particular range of knowledge to be successful. Only energy consultants possess the prior experience and specific skillsets needed to add optimum value. Below are the top 5 reasons companies hire Energy Consulting […]

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Business Risk Assessment: What You Need to Know!

The unprecedented polar vortex volatility has raised a new level of awareness around the importance of business risk assessment.  An energy business seeking assistance with their risk management challenges will require a team of experienced risk management consultants with deep knowledge of the industry.  Energy veterans have an upper hand when approaching your enterprise risk needs because they understand your business. Below are different ways risk management consultants are able […]

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Debunking 4 Myths about Financial Management Consultants

Financial management consulting services cover a vast variety of services for businesses of all sizes.  Most business management consultants in the finance sector are professionals with more than ten years of industry specific experience. Below we attempt to debunk 4 myths about financial management consulting. 1) Financial consultants don’t understand my business While most financial consultants know their core subject matter, many do not have deep industry expertise.  It is […]

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Top 5 Qualities in Management Consulting

How do you choose the right management consulting team that is best fit for your company and the challenges you face?  Below are five qualities that are critical when hiring a management consulting firm. 1)    Proven Track Record Corporations look to hire management consultants to tell them what they can do to help make their business better.  Companies should research to find a team of veterans with a proven track […]

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Developing the blueprint for crude by rail.

Oil & Gas Financial Journal – May 2014 Issue By Patrick Long and Steve Roberts, Opportune, Houston Crude by rail, a topic that five years ago was virtually non-existent, now plays a significant role in the North American oil boom. Trains delivered 11% of crude produced in the US in the first three quarters of 2013, up from nearly zero in 2009. If you are a producer, refiner, or physical trader, rail […]

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Opportune uses TIBCO Spotfire™

BY: PACO RANGEL Vast shale gas discoveries in recent years have drawn the attention of ethylene producers who seek to capitalize on the cost advantage associated with light feedstocks.  Since 2009, natural gas in the US has been three times cheaper than crude oil.  The crude-to-gas ratio, which compares the price of both crude and natural gas on an energy basis ($/mmbtu), has fallen below 0.2 over the past 24 […]

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Complex Energy Consulting Needs

In an economy surrounded by rules and regulations in the energy industry, energy consulting firms have become a key resource when running day-to-day operations.  When deciding on an energy consulting firm, it is critical to choose energy consultants that take the time to understand a clients’ financial concerns and challenges from day one. Opportune LLP, a leader in energy consulting, guarantees a client centric focus by staffing their teams with […]

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Oil and gas outsourcing for energy companies done right!

Oil and gas outsourcing services give clients improved efficiency in the daily business of transactional process and reporting, so they can focus on strategic activity and better profitability. With a skilled, right-sized staff using high-quality technology, Opportune’s oil and gas consulting back office lowers costs while maintaining business as usual. In a time when mergers and restructurings are increasingly frequent, oil & gas outsourcing remains a convenient solution that provides reliability […]

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