Blockchain has come a long way in recent years, but it remains a nascent technology. It is easy to forget that blockchain has not been around for long due to the massive hype surrounding it. It was not until 2017 that blockchain properly captured the attention of enterprises. Since then, companies have identified use cases focused on addressing actual problems to better understand the technology itself.
In view of the prevailing uncertainty in global energy demand, there is heightened focus on cost reduction across all functions in the oil and gas industry. Leading players are seeking to simplify transaction processing using blockchain to boost operational efficiency and curb compliance issues. This has applications in diverse areas, including hydrocarbon production and processing, supply chain management, commodity trading, methane management, and circular plastic economy.
Overview of blockchain as a theme across various industries, with special focus on its impact on the oil and gas industry.
Detailed analysis of the emerging use cases for blockchain within oil and gas operations.
A brief overview of the major application areas for blockchain in the oil and gas industry.
Reasons to buy
Understand the importance of adopting blockchain in oil and gas operations to optimize workflows and improve transparency.
Identify the key trends and applications for blockchain theme.
A review of some of the case studies highlighting potential of blockchain in addressing complex business problems.
Identify and benchmark key oil and gas companies based on their exposure to the blockchain theme.
Table of Contents
Executive summary 3
Impact on the oil and gas industry 4
Technology briefing 8
Oil and gas trends 17
Technology trends 18
Macroeconomic trends 20
Regulatory trends 22
Use case trends 23
Industry analysis 28
Challenges to be solved before large-scale deployment 31
Market size and growth forecasts 34
Mergers and acquisitions 38
Value chain 42
Blockchain infrastructure 44
Blockchain protocols 49
P2P networks 51
Blockchain components 53
Blockchain applications 56
Blockchain services 58
Further reading 69
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