We provide independent, technically-led advice and management support, using experienced consultants to work individually or with clients’ teams. Whether working on business process, specific assets or portfolios, we provide high-level support across the complete E&P value chain.

The RPS Energy downstream consulting business covers all stages in the value chain, from trading, refining and petrochemicals, through to wholesale and lubricants marketing, and retail.

We offer deep sector knowledge and timely, on-budget project delivery.

We focus on optimising the client’s business performance, enabling them to move successfully into new sectors, countries or regions.  Our downstream industry experience comes from operating across major markets around the world.

Our consulting teams are made up of skilled, experienced, industry professionals with a strong track record of delivering incremental business value.  We work alongside our clients, advising and supporting them on tailor-made solutions and process improvement, and building enhanced, long term capabilities within the client teams.

Case Studies:

Downstream Expansion Study

Commercial Fuels Market and Logistics Optimisation Studies

Lubricants Market Entry Strategy



Introduction to RPS Downstream

Introduction to the Middle East Retail Practice

Introduction to Lubricant Practice

Lubricants – Some straws in the wind

UEIL Conference



Maintaining delivery by building organisatinoal accountability and capability

Lubricants - M&A (Big Deals mean Big Consequences)

Lubricants – GTLs – is there an elephant in the room?

Can your Retail fuels business increase margins and grow volume through Premium fuels?

Lubricants – When is growth really growth?

Lubricants – ExxonMobil Reorganises: What will it mean for you?

Lubricants - Leapfrogging Technology

European Refineries - Good buy or Goodbye?

Lubricants – “Biggest bang for your buck” – assessing the effectiveness of marketing spend

Middle East Unrest - Impact on Energy Markets

Impact of recent Earthquake on Japanese Energy Industry

Preventing Major Accidents in Oil & Gas Industry

Lubricants – Why competitors should not set your prices?

Lubricants – Time for Manufacturing & Marketing to go separate ways?

Food & Coffee Offers

How Oil Companies maximise value from Retail Network?

Is your Retail Real Estate maximising returns?
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Virginia Markouizou
Director, Downstream Consulting