Date of Graduation

5-2014

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Department

Supply Chain Management

Advisor

Shook, Carole

Reader

Hofer, Adriana

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to provide insight for supply chain management scholars in the downstream segment of the oil and gas industry. To broaden their view of how a supply chain management degree can be used in an industry other than retail/CPG, which is heavily focused on in the classroom. The research will be exploring the downstream segment of the oil and gas industry. A direct focus will be placed on the company Phillips 66. Their company profile will be presented, comparing it to their competitors and peers. The challenges that the downstream oil and gas companies are facing will be presented. Recommendations will be made for Phillips 66 on how to overcome the challenges they are facing and how to stay competitive in the realm of their supply chain.

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