Insurance & Reinsurance
Webinar: Annual Middle East Insurance Christmas Cracker 2020
The Clyde & Co global energy insurance practice is the recognised market leader in the sector. We have been trusted to advise on many of the major energy losses, both upstream and downstream, that the market has faced over the last 35 years.
We have invested not only in the legal skills of our team, but also in their technical expertise in the upstream, downstream and renewable sectors, meaning that we have unrivalled experience and understanding of the complex engineering and contractual issues which underlie these areas.
The team is used to dealing with complex high value losses and working with engineering experts both in terms of advising insurers and producing clear and comprehensive technical evidence in arbitration or court proceedings.
We are well-versed in the standard wordings in the market and we give coverage advice on a range of issues. This experience extends to our international energy practices which are also specialists in the field.
Our Partners are active in supporting market organisations, industry events and are frequently called on for advice in a range of market-wide issues.
Advising insurers on P&I coverage arising out of the capsize and total loss of a jackup drilling rig “PERRO NEGRO 6” offshore Angola.
Advising reinsurers in relation to damage discovered during the laying of a gas export pipeline, offshore Angola.
Advising insurers on a CBI claim resulting from a bearing failure on an FPSO, offshore Ghana
K/S Endeavour. Drilling rig blow-out and explosion. Advising reinsurers in respect of loss of USD 180 million drilling rig off Nigerian coast following blow-out in January 2012
Advising on coverage issues in relation to a liability policy, following a collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil.
Advising a panel of international reinsurers on their liabilities arising from strike and riot in a hydroelectric power plant in Brazil, with a stated claim of BRL 1.5 billion
Advising reinsurers in respect of a claim following disruption to supplies of electricity to the central grid in Colombia.
Advising liability reinsurers in relation to claims for environmental damage following an oil pipeline spill in Ecuador.
Advising insurers in relation to a USD 50 million plus subrogated action following the failure of the blades of a turbine at a thermal power station in Peru.
Advising reinsurers in relation to a claim arising from the failure of fireretardant material at an oil refinery expansion project in Texas, USA.
Advising in relation to proceedings concerning coverage for damage to subsea elements of an FPSO offshore Australia
Coverage advice to insurers following the total failure of a jacket launched in the South China Sea
Acting for insured and insurers in defence of liabilities following collision of jacket under tow with a dredger, offshore Indonesia
Advising on coverage for cracking of export pipelines in Kazakhstan
Advising operating insurers in respect of claims arising out of the Papua New Guinea earthquake
Advising insurers with respect to a coverage dispute regarding failure of two gas turbines, Oman
Advising on coverage for gas pipeline joint failures, offshore Qatar
Advising WELCAR Section II underwriters on a DTEP claim for an allision with a wellhead platform, offshore Saudi Arabia
Advising insurers in relation to cracking in ethylene oxide reactors in Saudi Arabia
Acting for insurers in relation to the recovery of amounts due under its reinsurance agreements following turbine loss in Abu Dhabi
Advising liability insurers in relation to claims arising out of earthquakes attributable to gas production in the Netherlands
Advised underwriters in relation to an insurance claim by an oil services company arising out of its decision to abandon the construction of the Yme MOPUstor Platform, a mobile offshore production unit with storage in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea
Advising insurers on a major loss concerning a fixed platform in the North Sea.
Advising PD and BI insurers of UK power station in relation to material non-disclosure of previous engineering history
Advising insurers on coverage in relation to the failure of a high voltage subsea power interconnector between Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Advising insurers following drift off of Maersk Gryphon FPSO in the North Sea.