Oliver Wyman assists companies in addressing business challenges in the following areas of refining:
- Integrated refining and marketing optimization
- Cost reduction
- Supply chain optimization
Recent engagement exampleSupply chain and working capital management - Oliver Wyman helped a major North American refiner/marketer develop a program to eliminate unnecessary inventory through supply chain optimization. The work resulted in more than $400 million of free cash and a lower operating cost structure.
Downstream Fuels Marketing
Oliver Wyman assists companies in addressing business challenges in the following areas of downstream fuels marketing:
- Customer-driven retail and brand strategies
- Wholesale marketing
- Retail site/store operations and customer experience optimization
- Network planning
- Pricing (retail/rack fuel and store)
- Commercial and industrial marketing
- Lubricants marketing
Recent engagement examplePost-merger integration and network planning - Oliver Wyman helped to create a network strategic planning process and local market growth strategies across dozens of markets for the post-merger integration of two leading fuel and convenience retailers. The work included strategies to deploy alternative brands, optimize the company-owned and franchise trade channel mix, and optimize site/store configuration. The work resulted in investment plans for several billion dollars of capital with projected returns 25% above the average.