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Managing E&P projects: an introduction to challenges, good practice and potential pitfalls

16th August 2017

UA’s Senior Advisor Prabhat Garga delivered the “Managing E&P Projects” part of the SPE Seminar ‘Introduction to E&P Projects’ in November 16. With a focus on the management of large offshore projects, Prabhat provided a whistle-stop tour of key project management concepts and practices, including: Challenges of mega-projects; Introduction to good project management practices (based […]

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Alliancing – a solution for the low oil price environment?

16th August 2017

UA’s Senior Advisor Prabhat Garga shared his experiences of alliancing in a presentation at the FPSO Europe Congress in February 16. Some very successful offshore oil and gas developments were created in early 1990s in the UK North Sea using the alliance form of contracting, in the aftermath of the last major sustained downturn in […]

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New work update 2Q17

16th August 2017

Upstream Advisors have had a busy time so far in 2017, providing a range of services to Glencore, Chariot Oil & Gas, SDX Energy, Rhino Resources Ltd, SBM, Panoro Energy and Oranje-Nassau Energie (ONE) across our three core areas: Asset Development: Technical review of proposed new wellpad design for Nigerian asset to verify design integration […]

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SMEs – the future of UK offshore oil & gas?

8th March 2016

The UK oil and gas industry needs to undergo radical change to assure its long term survival. The cost of oil and gas operations on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has more than doubled over the last five years. No other basin in the world has seen such rapid cost inflation. The UKCS is now […]

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Excellent FPAL Feedback

23rd February 2016

Upstream Advisors joined FPAL in 2012 and have found that the opportunity to seek focused client feedback has brought real benefits. A recent FPAL benchmarking exercise shows that our clients judge us as good or excellent, and tend to rate us more highly than our competitors. Clients see our strengths as: innovation and improvement organisational […]

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New Work Update 1Q2016

2nd February 2016

Upstream Advisors have remained busy in the current difficult climate providing a range of Asset Development, Asset Transaction and Business Consulting services to Premier Oil, ShaMaran Petroleum BV, JGC, and Glencore. <p”>We have also worked with our partners SGS Horizon to undertake two reserves assessments. Assignments completed over this period include: Review of a client’s […]

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Consultants join forces for field advisory service

24th July 2015

ABERDEEN, UK – Upstream design, consultancy, and engineering contractor UniversalPegasus International (UPI) has formed a collaboration with London-based oil and gas consultants Upstream Advisors. They plan to offer complementary capabilities in the North Sea and elsewhere. UPI managing director Gavin Stevenson said: “We will be able to offer project development support from subsurface to facilities resulting […]

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