Business Consulting

Crondall Energy understands many of the business challenges that oil and gas operators face.  We can offer our clients a consultancy service that supports them through the processes required to achieve production.  Crondall Energy can help at the beginning stages with strategising and planning, seeking investment and throughout the technical processes from reviews and due diligence to verification and expert witness.

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Key Services:

  • Strategy advisory / studies for oil companies and investors


Crondall Energy is a business which specialises in floating production, subsea engineering and consultancy. Clients are accessing a dedicated team whose entire focus is on these technologies. Whilst other consultancies offer a “we can do anything in oil and gas” service, Crondall Energy focus on the technology areas where we believe our high level of expertise can make a real difference to your project.


Whether you are planning a new project with an FPSO, investigating entry into the floater and subsea market as an investor, re-negotiating an existing FPSO/FSO contract, or simply wish to better understand the supply chain, Crondall Energy’s consultants have a wealth of consulting experience to support your plans.

Crondall Energy’s senior Strategy Consultants are experts in the field and have been variously involved in:


  • Setting up FPSO contractor organisations;

  • Commercial management of FPSO and FSO contractors;

  • Management and delivery of complex subsea field layouts and FPSO projects;

  • Leading engineering projects;

  • Advising banks on investments in the sector;

  • Advising contractors on market entry and product development strategies.


  •  Technical reviews and due diligence 


All Crondall Energy’s risk management services are built around a structured process, involving the identification of risks, evaluation of the severity and probability of the risks and evaluation of measures to manage and mitigate risks.  We do this through project risk reviews which include:

  • Project risk identification workshops; (identification and mitigation of both technical and commercial execution/delivery risks);

  • Customised project-specific risk reviews, which can comprise:

    • A review of specific project risk areas; 

    • A review of contractor deliverables;

    • A review of project acceptance.

  • Project start-up audits (including operations readiness reviews);

  • Project risk review using Crondall Energy’s FPSO Project Readiness Assessment tool (FPRA).

Crondall Energy provides due diligence services for various project stakeholders including operators, non-operating partners, lenders, investors and others within the oil and gas supply chain. Reviews may include:


  • Project execution plans;

  • Evaluation of project cost and schedule;

  • Review of technical focus areas such as contractor deliverables.


  • Bank lenders technical advisory


Crondall Energy also provides due diligence support for companies interested in investing in the upstream oil and gas industry including independent reviews of:


  • Technology and equipment performance;

  • Technology readiness;

  • Project execution plans;

  • Performance of existing assets;

  • Company track-record.  


  • Expert witness / Arbitration support


Crondall Energy’s technical experts offer a comprehensive expert witness capability for the full-spectrum of floating production and subsea engineering, construction and operational issues.


Crondall Energy’s worldwide operations enable our experts to combine local knowledge with global best practice.  This offers an unparalleled breadth of experience of the appropriate technologies and practices employed on projects globally that can be used to support client’s disputes. 


Crondall Energy’s team comprises a diverse range of technical specialists with the education, training and years of industry experience necessary to make the informed judgements required of an expert witness and to provide an opinion on technical matters during the preliminary development of a case.  A number of Crondall Energy’s team have specific training and experience as expert witnesses. 


Crondall Energy leverages this significant project experience to deliver credible expert witness services in a wide range of key areas including:


  • Project management and project delivery;

  • Project cost and schedule issues;

  • FPSO and FLNG topsides design, specification and operation;

  • Hull and topsides structural design including structural fatigue;

  • Turret mooring and riser design;

  • FPSO installation;

  • Operational issues;

  • Subsea equipment and production systems;

  • Subsea pipelines, risers and umbilicals.