Upstream Oil, Gas & Non-technical Risk Management

Upstream Oil, Gas & Non-technical Risk Management

The Lyndon Energy team have an outstanding track record of deal creation and delivery across a wide range of projects and cultures including; Asia-Pacific LNG, worldwide M&A/Upstream Portfolio, Caspian pipelines & project financing, commercial management of North Sea assets, Upstream access in Middle East through a range of major non-technical risk projects in Ghana.

Our Principal Upstream Consultant is Sarah Milne. Sarah is a highly experienced deal-maker & business developer with an outstanding track record of delivery in the upstream oil and gas industry across a wide spectrum of commercial and cultural environments.  Sarah worked for BP plc from 1998 until end 2010, where her roles included: Lead Negotiator BTC pipeline; Lead Negotiator & GM, North West Shelf Australia LNG Pty Ltd (Shell, Chevron, BHP, MIMI, Woodside, BP).


Negotiation Advisory

  • Any negotiation, at any point in the negotiation
  • Review/develop negotiation strategy
  • Identification of long term “win-win” potential outcomes
  • Support to negotiations as required by client
  • Business case review/assurance, asset valuation
  • LNG negotiations: pricing; long/short term sales and marketing

Non-technical Risk Identification & Management

  • Assessment of company/business impact on the countries whose resources are being developed
  • Practical solutions to deliver “inclusive business” outcomes
  • Non-technical risk mitigation strategies and practical solutions
  • Undertake early “emotional issue” identification process
  • Stakeholder review: who, what and how can your projects be stopped or delayed