Adamantine Foundations 2

The Three Disruptors

July 2021

by Tisha Schuller

In the face of massive disruption, we in the oil and gas industry find ourselves at a crossroads. We can follow the path of least resistance, fighting for the energy status quo. Or we can choose to be the disrupting force ourselves, taking on the mantle of energy leadership. In the first Foundations essay, Oil and Gas Leadership: The Framework for Moving from Disrupted to Disruptor, I made the case that our current strategies no longer work, and we must shift our mindset to engage proactively with the disruptions underway. In this essay, we look at the three disruptors with which the oil and gas industry must reckon immediately.