• Natural Resources

Natural Resources

The natural resources industry understands that fluctuating demands, volatile pricing and economic uncertainty all drive the cost of doing business at higher rates.

For years, BDO has worked with thousands of clients in exploration, production and service companies.  We have provided customized solutions to help our clients in the following areas:

. Globalization and the importance to manage projects in 
multiple countries with varied regulatory and political risks    
. Evolving and complex regulatory environments, ranging from environmental regulations to changing accounting standards
. The need for financing and tax planning    
. An increasingly complex network of suppliers with new relationships to manage
. The need for infrastructure to support projects in isolated regions and underwater    
. Evolving technology to facilitate communication and lower 
costs
. Changing customer requirements, with products tailored to 
meet specific customer needs    
. Difficulty finding good talent and experience in management 
and in the field
. Market price volatility and instability impacting demand in 
all sectors    
Natural Resources specialties

Our natural resources team has the expertise to help you plan and implement business and financial strategies to accomplish your goals. Our international practice has centres in London, Houston, Perth, Johannesburg, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver and more than 50 other countries. Our strong international BDO network enables us to better serve clients worldwide.

We understand the issues affecting your business:

. Gaining access to capital    
. Reacting to changing market trends
. Responding to the need for heightened risk management    
. Dealing with the pressure to increase profitability
. Managing elevated investor expectations     
BDO can offer you customized solutions on structuring complex international projects, tax minimization strategies, financing, understanding evolving accounting standards, and more.

Our team serves many natural resources clients working in various sectors within the industry:

. Alternative Energy    
. Oil and Gas
. Forestry and Logging    
. Power Generation and Distribution
. Mining     
Services

We have developed our services to help clients address the key issues in the industry. These include:

. Audit and Assurance    
. Financial Advisory
. Taxation    
. Technology Solutions
. Risk Management    
. Transaction Services
Serving the industry

We have extensive experience in the natural resources sector, working closely with clients as their auditors, tax and/or corporate finance advisors. Our active participation in a multitude of international organizations enables us to be responsive to emerging industry issues. These include:

. Prospectors and Developers Association of China (PDAC)
. Mining Association of China (CIM)
. Small Explorers and Producers Association of China (SEPAC)
. Chinese Association of Petroleum Producers