Issue №1, 2016



Methodical approaches to development of benchmarking tools of expenses at the oil-producing enterprises


L. I. Bushueva, Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education “Syktyvkar State University named after Pitirim Sorokin” (Syktyvkar, Russia)

V. A. Shaykhlislamov, Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education “Syktyvkar State University named after Pitirim Sorokin” (Syktyvkar, Russia)

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At the present stage the increasing number of companies realize the need of long-term cost management programs on the basis of the business best practices of the companies working in the industry. The benchmarking instruments of operating and capital expenses for the oil-producing companies are presented in the article. Outcomes from the bench-marking instruments can be used for the expenses comparison and identification of potential cost optimization at various stages of development of oil fields by taking into account geological, economic and technological conditions. Also development possibilities of the oil companies define priorities for cost optimization in a business planning cycle.

Keywords: benchmarking, oil-producing enter-prises, capital expenses, operating expenses, expens-es optimization.


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For citation: Bushueva L. I., Shaykhlislamov V. A. Methodical approaches to development of benchmark-ing tools of expenses at the oil-producing enterprises // Corporate governance and innovative economic de-velopment of the North: Bulletin of the Research Center of Corporate Law, Management and Venture Capital of Syktyvkar State University. 2016. № 1. P. 93—102.