Rystad Energy - Energy Knowledge House
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Cost & Prices

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Gain insights into project costs and service prices throughout the energy supply chain.

We Provide

We provide cost and price intelligence, channeled through thematic reports, detailed factsheets, a steady flow of commentaries and bottom-up databases that are updated monthly. Clients can connect with our leading industry experts and go deeper through customized advisory services.

We Deliver

We deliver comprehensive project cost and service prices through targeted field benchmarks, customizable project estimates, and detailed service, labor, material and equipment inflation coverage.

We Collaborate

We collaborate with energy supply chain participants through regular market discussions, drawing on our unique global network of industry specialists, and using these inputs to triangulate our views from detailed quantitative data research.


Stay up to date with the latest cost and pricing trends in the energy supply chain with our detailed reports and topical commentaries, prepared by leading industry experts, along with our vast series of readymade factsheets.

Features included

  • Cost Estimating Handbook – offering unique estimating factors by facility type for total installed cost, topsides weight and topsides costs, to be used for concept selection, benchmarking or Class 4 & Class 5 factored estimates 
  • Cost Benchmarking Report – regional benchmarks of development costs and production costs per barrel, shown by differing facility types over time 
  • Service Price Inflation Report – combining regional unit price changes across 150+ service segments, with historical prices and supply-demand forecasts for the next five years. 
  • Dedicated Reports – access reports specific to any region, supply chain segment, supplier, operator or project
  • Commentaries – offering expert analysis of current trends and the latest industry developments, adding context, assessing the implications and showcasing the relevant data

Enables you to

  • Get a timely and comprehensive overview of project cost and service price trends across the energy supply chain, powered by Rystad Energy’s databases 
  • Get instant access to key project costs and characteristics, as well as company, service market, and regional analyses in an easy-to-digest format 
  • Access in-depth written analyses from leading industry experts covering hot topics and latest trends

Have an overview look at:
Cost Analytics


  • We support E&P companies benchmark project performance across both time and cost, helping them to better understand how planned and/or completed projects perform against peers. By analyzing the service cost environment and other factors, we are able to provide insights into areas of success, where to improve and best practices.  
  • With project costs and service prices evolving dynamically, understanding these trends has seen increased interest among investors. We support investors in understanding the fundamentals of the industry, future development across price and cost scenarios, player landscape, supply chain mechanisms and more, and have successfully supported investors on both the buy side and sell side over recent years.  
  • As a data oriented advisory, we use our global databases with field-level data to support industry organizations in understanding the possibilities (and limitations) with respect to technology development. We assess the impact that new technology could have on costs, and our insights are presented regularly to companies, organizations and governments around the globe.


Understand how energy company costs and service company prices are trending, through benchmarking, estimating and inflation intelligence.

Features included

  • Cost benchmarks for reserves, production, surface facilities, subsea equipment, SURF lines, drilling & completions, and much more 
  • Estimates using a wide range of additional key parameters for fields to determine estimating factors for total installed cost, topsides weight, topsides costs, subsea, drilling, and much more 
  • Service price inflation for 150+ segments, across maintenance, well services, drilling, subsea, surface facilities and seismic 
  • Labor rates for hundreds of job descriptions across the energy supply chain
  • Prices on thousands of key materials and equipment

Enables you to

  • Customize estimating factors to build Class 4 and Class 5 project estimates 
  • Benchmark field-level costs for offshore, onshore and LNG project 
  • Understand service price inflation risks and near-term activity changes across 50+ service markets 
  • Evaluate potential suppliers, including their market share, pricing power and backlog  
  • Analyze historical and forecasted labor rates, material prices and equipment prices across regions in the supply chain

Have an overview look at:
Cost Dynamix

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