Oil and Gas 2022 Outlook: US Shale Producers’ New Perspective

Hear how U.S. producers are pivoting toward “a new math” plus a sneak peek of Deloitte’s involvement at the World Petroleum Congress being held in Houston this week.

Oil and Gas 2022 Outlook: US Shale Producers’ New Perspective

With 2021 soon coming to a close and commodity prices having stabilized, the theme of the oil and gas industry can be described as cautious optimism.

Shareholder focus, new investment options as well as the experience with the last downturn has given U.S. shale producers a different perspective this time around, according to Amy Chronis, vice chair, U.S. oil, gas and chemicals leader, Deloitte.

“They are now pivoting toward a new math, maximizing free cash flows from hydrocarbons, investing in the decarbonization of hydrocarbons, new energies and certainly very aware of all the stakeholder pressure,” Chronis said.

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Brian Walzel

Brian Walzel is senior editor for Hart Energy’s E&P Plus.