KNOWLEDGE DOMAIN

COMMODITY EXPERTISE:

- Crude Oil
- Gasoline
- Middle Distillates

TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE:

- SAR (synthetic aperture radar) and high-resolution Optical Satellite Imagery
- Algorithmic processing of imagery and big data using machine learning, artificial intelligence
- Provisioning cloud-supercomputing resources
- Data and IOT information security

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE:

- Exploration and Development
- Oilfield Services and Equipment
- Refining, Blending and Marketing
- Transportation and Logistics
- Upstream Technology
- New Space and Big Data applications development

TRANSACTIONAL EXPERTISE (NON BROKER/DEALER, ADVISORY ONLY):

- Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
- Asset Acquisition and Divestiture
- Credit Restructuring
- Commodity-Price Hedging
- Debt and Equity issuance


ADVISORY SCOPE

HEDGING AND COMMODITY-PRICE RISK MITIGATION

- Plan, Design and 3rd Party Implementation Recommendation
- Fairness Assessment of Potentially-Conflicted 3rd Party Transactions
- Contract Negotiation and Creditor Covenant Incorporation

HYDROCARBON RESERVE ACQUISITION AND DEVELOPMENT FINANCE (EQUITY AND HIGH-YIELD CAPITAL):

- Highly-Leveraged PDP financing (80%+)
- Mezzanine and High-Yield Debt
- MLP and Private Equity Finance

STRUCTURED PETROLEUM FINANCE (DEBT AND DEBT-LIKE CAPITAL): 

- Conventional Financing (RBLs, Trade Finance, Equipment Leasing, Secured Lending, Project Finance)
- Unconventional Methods (VPP's, Pre-export Finance, Captive Insurance)

FUNDAMENTAL ENERGY RESEARCH (SUPPLY, DEMAND, STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION, PRICING):

- Equities, Debt and Financial Derivatives
- Macro and Regional Energy Commodity Analysis

ADVANCED FUNDAMENTAL DATA APPLICATION AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:

- Real-Time (<24 hour) Floating Roof Storage Tank Inventory Measurement
- Correlating Vessel Movement, Import/Export Data, and Inventory Measurement
- Well Completion and Fracturing Activity, Sand and Pipe Volumes, Water Volumes
- Non AIS-compliant Vessel Location and Tracking
- Correlation of remote sensing, rf signals, price, news, weather, and fundamental data