More aspects of E&P asset and portfolio risk analysis

E&P RISK ANALYSIS—2Two other factors that should be considered when assessing the commercial risks to specific E&P projects are influenced by the project's maturity. These are:1. The uncertainty associated with commercial parameters (e.g., product prices, costs, well deliverability, etc.).2. The exposure of the project to the fiscal, political, and business environment. Click here to enlarge imageFig. 9 illustrates these issues and demonstrates how uncertainty is reduced as projects mature at different stages for different parameters.The lower part of Fig. 9 qualitatively shows that a company is most exposed to loss, and therefore most vulnerable to changes in the fiscal, polit...

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