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Upstream Economic Model

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We Provide

A tool allowing you to overwrite, adjust and analyze production, cash flow, resource sensitives, carbon footprints and assets' emissions as well as carry risk analysis and valuations for all E&P assets and portfolios. Create your own sensitivity analysis or analyze the impact of carbon taxes on your portfolio. Combine your data and internal assumptions with ours to benchmark the market and evaluate competitor strategies. Leverage your insights to gain a clear competitive advantage.

We Deliver

A flexible economic model to assess any asset, company or market and gain valuable competitor insights. Evaluate sensitivity across a variety of parameters to guide investment strategies. Integrate production figures and cash flow information into your own system or access the tool on the web.

We Collaborate

We collaborate closely with our customers and other market players to ensure that we deliver high-quality intelligence and advisory services in an efficient manner and that we capture the key nuances of the market as they happen.


In a world drowning in data, maintaining a strategic market advantage has never been more important. Our Upstream Economic Model allows users to create customized analyses by inputting their own assumptions into the model. This cuts the noise, offering the robustness of our Upstream database (UCube) combined with the flexibility of adjusting parameters to match your own market view.

Features included

  • Transparent and fully editable valuation model

  • Customized estimating factors leverages cost data from 85,000 assets and 3,200 oil and gas companies to fit your project

  • Sensitivity analysis on a variety of parameters including commodity prices, discount rates, inflation, tax rates and currencies

  • Adjustable well and drilling parameters for shale/tight oil assets, including two streams well curves

  • You can easily select if taxes should be calculated field-by-field, or consolidated at a contract or country level
  • Possibility to analyze the production, cash flows, and valuation based on either the 2P reserves or full resources potential

  • Possibility to include emissions data and the impact of carbon tax

Enables you to

  • Create a detailed analysis utilizing all asset data from UCube on asset, company, country or portfolio level as well as emissions data from the EmissionsCube in one file
  • Build customized estimating factors based on production profiles, fiscal regimes, prices, investments, carbon footprints, assets’ emissions and operational costs
  • Understand and customize fiscal regimes for all producing countries
  • Evaluate historical cost benchmarks across all geographies for oil and gas using our bottom-up coverage of 85,000 assets
  • Measure how tiebacks and tiebacks costs changes the commerciality of both the host and tied project
  • Study the cost risk of CO2 taxes and the sensitivities for different upstream portfolios

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Upstream Economic Model