Rystad Energy - Energy Knowledge House
Rystad Energy - Energy Knowledge House

Upstream Economic Model

What is it?

A transparent and fully editable, Excel-based valuation model for global upstream oil and gas assets, companies and portfolios. The tool is pre-populated with data and assumptions from our proprietary upstream database (UCube), that can be adjusted and changed to align with your own internal assessments.

What can I achieve?

Create a detailed analysis utilizing all asset data from UCube on field, company, country or portfolio level as well as emissions data from the EmissionsCube in one file

Build customized scenarios adjusting UCube production profiles, fiscal regimes, prices, investments, carbon footprints, assets’ emissions and operational costs

Understand and change fiscal regimes for all oil & gas producing countries

Evaluate historical cost benchmarks across all geographies in oil and gas industry using our bottom-up coverage of 85,000 fields and licenses globally

Measure how tiebacks and their costs change the commerciality of both the host and tied project.

Who is it for?

Built to support workflows for:

Oil and gas companies
Financial market: Investors, investment banking, equity research and M&A
Governments and governmental agencies
Consulting and advisory firms
 Research institutions


Assess any asset using your own assumptions

Adjust any data points or assumptions to align with your own assessment criteria.

Analyze a portfolio accounting for tax positions

Input company tax positions and carry over when assessing corporate valuation.

Calculate breakeven prices based on your own cost estimates

Input your own CAPEX, OPEX and discount rates for any projects to calculates breakeven prices and NPV.

Input your own price forecast

Create your own price strip for both oil and gas.

Adapt the well parameters

Get an adapted assumption by changing well parameters for shale/tight oil wells.

Asset level emissions for each oil and gas asset globally

Study the cost risk of CO2 taxes and the sensitivities for different upstream portfolios

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