Supplement | HBS Case Collection | November 1993 (Revised September 1995)

Block 16: Management's Perspective

by Malcolm S. Salter and Susan E.A. Hall

Abstract

Supplements Block 16: Conoco's Green Oil Strategy (A). Reviews the environmental challenges facing the oil industry throughout upstream and downstream operations, and oil companies' competitive responses. Reviews Conoco's and Du Pont's environmental initiatives in more detail. Provides a multinational and competitive context to deepen management's appreciation of the strategic significance of the Block 16 development.

Keywords: Local Range; Operations; Environmental Sustainability; Perspective; Competitive Strategy; Corporate Strategy;

Citation:

Salter, Malcolm S., and Susan E.A. Hall. "Block 16: Management's Perspective." Harvard Business School Supplement 394-075, November 1993. (Revised September 1995.)