Energy

Whether you are involved in offshore oil exploration or laying local pipelines or building power plants or wind turbines, the Energy industry carries with it a unique range of risks.

Our team has developed a reputation for providing a knowledgeable, reliable and professional service for clients in all areas of the industry. We have developed our experience in the best possible way – by working in close partnership with our clients. This means we understand the commercial realities you face and how they are best presented to the insurance market. Our team of experts will actively look for new ways to improve your security while minimising your total cost of risk.

Offshore Services

In a market that is renowned for its volatility, our Energy team aims not just to keep up with the pace of change, but also to stay one step ahead. We see it as our role to identify new opportunities for our clients as the market changes, creating fresh solutions that offer long-term competitive advantage.

Our Offshore team aims to deliver the most secure cover on the most competitive terms – wherever you are in the world and whatever the nature of your operations.

Our clients include state and independent oil companies, multinationals, drilling contractors and specialists in exploration and production. Support for our clients includes extensive contract analysis to tailor insurance programme design and where possible, to identify alternatives to insurance purchase.

Offshore Construction Projects

  • Platforms and floating production systems
  • Sub-sea pipelines
  • Sub-sea production systems
  • Storage and loading facilities
  • Harbours/jetties
  • Delay in start-up.

Drilling Rigs

  • Mobile offshore drilling units
  • Builders’ risks, including delay in delivery
  • Land rigs.

Exploration And Production

  • Platforms, pipelines, etc.
  • Control of well, re-drilling, seepage and pollution, etc.

Other Contractors Including

  • Seismic-streamers, etc.
  • Diving – remotely operated vehicles.

Onshore Services

In such a competitive and unpredictable industry, keeping ahead of change can be a significant challenge. Our Onshore team has developed its expertise by working in close partnership with a wide range of clients in oil and gas, petrochemicals, power and renewable energy. We see it as our job not just to provide you with the most effective and secure protection, but also to find new ways to capitalise on changing market conditions. So you can be sure of receiving the kind of solutions that make a real difference to your bottom line – now and for years to come.

We have particular expertise in debt finance, which is commonly used in power, renewable energy and infrastructure projects. We act on behalf of owners, investors and lending banks assisting in structuring optimum insurance coverages.

Our team is experienced in providing cover for a wide range of areas, including:

Power And Renewable Energy

  • Power plants (gas, coal, hydro)
  • Offshore and onshore wind farms
  • Solar projects (PV and CSP)
  • Waste-to-Energy and Biomass facilities
  • Transmission and distribution
  • Gas plants and storage facilities.

Production, Refining And Marketing

  • Oil refineries
  • LNG plants
  • Petrochemical plants
  • Crude and product pipelines
  • Crude and product storage facilities
  • (including stock in storage and transit).

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