Energy Insights

The Impact of Lower for Longer

Oil prices seem to be remaining "lower for longer," so what does that mean for compensation?

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In a previous Energy Insights post, Jim Wolf discussed the impact of $40 oil prices on early 2015 compensation decisions. At the time, energy companies speculated whether we’d see a “V”-shaped or “U”-shaped recovery. After a volatile summer – doubts…

Under the Microscope

8 Keys to Benchmarking Pay to Withstand Stakeholder Scrutiny

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Say on Pay, ISS and activist investors have increased their focus on how companies benchmark pay and have raised the question whether benchmarking is used to inflate executive pay. This is particularly important in the energy sectors where pay levels…

Benchmark the Role, Pay the Person

Use Market Data to Make Informed Pay Decisions

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Many energy companies are preparing to review market benchmark data in the next few months. When used correctly, market benchmark data provides a valuable tool to help make informed pay decisions, but should not be used without appropriate context. Below…