Oil & Natural Gas

Oil & Natural Gas

McLarens Natural Resources team offers professionals with extensive oil & gas and upstream energy experience. Our adjusters have experience handling large and complex claims written under traditional and bespoke policy wordings relating to both the offshore and onshore environments worldwide.

In addition, McLarens delivers a true partnership, taking the time to understand our clients’ technical nature, structure and requirements in order to deliver a tailor-made approach that is both flexible and innovative.

Understanding Oil & Gas

This sector of the Energy industry spans the Globe and involves the search for hydrocarbons, drilling exploration, appraisal, and production wells, as well as construction and operation of assets related to hydrocarbon production in harsh environments or remote locations. There are many companies who participate in the process, including seismic surveyors, drilling contractors, oilfield service companies, EPCI contractors, and oil and gas operating companies, to name a few.

Our team of adjusters have a wide range of engineering and insurance backgrounds and are ideally positioned to meet the requirements of the complex and technically challenging nature of upstream energy claims. Their claim experiences includes:

Control of Well Claims

  • Blowouts – surface and underground
  • Deepwater, Horizontal Wells, and other Specialty Engineered Wells
  • Geothermal, Coal Bed Methane, and other Specialty Wells
  • Relief Well and Restoration Operations
  • Seepage, Pollution, and Remediation
  • Shallow Water Flows

Physical Damage Claims

  • Deepwater Construction Projects
  • Downstream Refining, Processing and Co-Generation Facilities
  • Downhole Tools
  • Gas Compression Facilities
  • Machinery Breakdown
  • Offshore and Onshore Drilling and Rigs
  • Offshore and Onshore Production Facilities
  • Pipelines, Transmission Lines, Gathering Lines, and Ancillary Equipment

Offshore Construction / Builder’s Risk

  • Floating Production System
  • New-Build Drilling Groups
  • Platform Construction and Installation
  • Pipeline Fabrication and Installation

Business Interruption Claims 

  • Delay in Start Up (DSU)
  • Expediting Expense Analysis
  • Loss of Production Income (LOPI) and Loss of Use

General Liability Claims

  • Blowouts
  • Fire
  • Pollution
  • Oilfield Accidents

Catastrophe Claims

  • Floods
  • Hurricanes

To reach our team, please email: mnrclaims@mclarens.com