Downstream Advisors (DA) is a professional consulting firm specializing in the technical, commercial and financial aspects of the downstream petroleum industries, such as refining, marketing, transportation, petrochemicals, and electric power. When companies are interested in buying, selling, or...Read More
Hard-working, disciplined, ambitious, and patient. These are common behaviors of people who set goals and successfully achieve their life dreams. But what if we told you there’s one more important action often overlooked?
That’s right. One financial...Read More
There are millions of everyday products we use, from milk bottles and pharmaceuticals to clothing and carpet, that are made from ethylene which is a gas made from derivatives of oil and gas and is the world’s largest single building block in the petrochemical industry. Although...Read More
Can you work with Big Data in Excel? From the barrage of recent news, white papers, and sales calls about Big Data, you would think not. A common theme is that “spreadsheets can’t handle Big Data and advanced analytics,” and that companies need to “move up” to new tools, that the vendors with...Read More