The global oil & gas industry experienced a 39% drop in company filings mentions of cybersecurity in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Sempra Energy with 725% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 288 oil & gas company filings. GlobalData’s Cybersecurity in Oil and Gas – Thematic Research market report provides a detailed understanding on how Cybersecurity impacts the value chain in the Oil & Gas sector, and the leading Cybersecurity adopters and vendors in the market. Buy the report here.

Notably, cybersecurity was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of individualism & expression and personalization, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the oil & gas industry, Sempra Energy had the greatest increase in references for cybersecurity in Q2 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 33 cybersecurity-related sentences in the company's filings - 2% of all sentences - and an increase of 725% in Q2 2023 compared with Q2 2022. Baker Hughes’s mentions of cybersecurity to 25 and Snam’s by 77% to 18 and Chevron’s by 43% to 16 and Chesapeake Energy’s by 1400% to 15.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for cybersecurity in Q2 2023 was 274.

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This content was updated on 5 August 2023

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