Our aim

  • Offer industry expertise on existing and prospective upstream oil and gas investments
  • Utilise our market leading asset screening skills to ensure your resources are effectively deployed
  • Recommend the appropriate investment strategy, tailored to the market dynamics at that time
  • Ensure our Clients have a detailed understanding of the risks and upsides in any upstream portfolio
  • Ensure business continuity by providing interim management services (including roles as interim-CEO or Chief Strategy/Restructuring Officer)
  • Offer a fully integrated transactional service utilising market leading legal and tax advisors
  • Once we understand your objectives we will tailor our services to deliver on your requirements 

Our capabilities

  • The team have an E&P operating company background having led multi-national energy companies and independent exploration and production companies
  • Core experience has been developed in the North Sea but we also have significant international exposure
  • Services include opportunity screening, evaluations, detailed due diligence, independent business reporting, interim management, commercial structuring and  negotiation through to delivering the final result
  • In-house capabilities include executive management, transactional leadership, G&G, reservoir engineering, operations, commercial, negotiating and economic modelling expertise
  • Expertise in transforming business performance, identifying and delivering improvements and efficiencies
  • Strong relationships with specialist accounting, legal and tax firms to deliver a fully outsourced service
  • Considerable service company experience

We deliver

  • Expert technical, operational and commercial evaluations, support, recommendations and reporting from the reservoir to the final commodity sales point  
  • Leadership or support on your investment, restructuring, acquisition and divestment or refinancing process
  • Creative solutions in challenging and competitive environments which align the aims of all stakeholders and maximise value
  • Transformational business performance improvements
  • Introductions to new sources of upstream financing

Track Record

  • Involved in over $5bn of E&P transactions
  • Increased a small independents reserves fivefold over a period of 4 years utilising minimal debt and equity
  • Set-up a new UK entrant and increased production to over 40,000 boepd in 12 months
  • Involved in multiple E&P transactions, building high graded asset portfolios and have a track record of negotiating and completing effective and efficient transactions
  • Extensive experience in financing and restructuring E&P businesses
  • Experienced in executing acquisitions and divestments in a distressed market
  • Track Record of consolidating E&P companies on a synergistic basis through acquisition and integration
  • Delivered transformational asset and business performance through focused subsurface and facilities investment and through applying appropriate cost reduction initiatives