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ION E&P Advisors maximize energy asset potential by applying strategic, commercial and technical expertise from opportunity identification through production.

Building a complete understanding the economic possibilities of an energy asset is the first step in a series of critical decisions.  From asset appraisals to development plans, choices made here can impact the financial performance of an oil or gas prospect for years to come.  Governmental agencies, capital institutions, and energy producers trust ION to provide accurate, actionable guidance to effectively monetize E&P opportunities worldwide.

ION E&P Advisors have worked with more than 40 national governments and NOCs, serving as a trusted commercial and strategic partner for reserve additions, production additions, and capital raises.  Collectively, the E&P Advisors leadership team has more than 80 years of experience in finding, producing and monetizing oil and gas opportunities worldwide.

We earn our reputation by applying our datasets, technology, and industry expertise to discover the underlying current and future value of oil and gas opportunities.  ION’s experienced advisors strategically apply seismic data, customized imaging techniques, and dedicated computational infrastructure as the foundation for unbiased, application-specific guidance.

Brian Horn

“ION E&P Advisors unlock commercial value through bespoke technologies and industry-leading expertise, deriving qualitative guidance from quantitative data.”

– Brian Horn, SVP, E&P Advisors, and Chief Geologist

partnerships with host governments and IOCs
> $17 Billion
in License Round tax and royalty revenue potential created to date
> 250,000
bopd production potential added to date
> $4 Billion
in NPV potential created to date
License Round Support

Our experts help governments optimize sovereign value while negotiating from an advantaged position, maximizing license round competitiveness and investor interest.

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Reservoir Services

Recover investments faster while reducing risk and decreasing cycle time, by leveraging ION’s industry- geophysical, geological, petrophysical and rock physics services to increase production.

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Exploration & Development Interpretation

Develop successful commercial and economic exploration programs with ION’s deep expertise in regional play fairway analysis, common risk segment mapping, play identification, prospect evaluation, dry-hole analysis and portfolio assessment of play types, leads and prospects

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Competent Person’s Reports (CPRs)

Our regionally-focused teams prepare independent assessments of risk, undiscovered resource potential, remaining reserves and associated value via ranked and risked prospect and lead portfolios.

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Independent Reserve Audits

ION is certified to carry out reserve audits worldwide, in accordance with PRMS and SPE guidelines. We are one of only seven entities certified by Mexico’s National Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) to perform reserve audits and reserve re-determinations in Mexico.

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Commercial and Economic Evaluations

We focus on long-term value creation, advocating a portfolio approach to investing, examining the risk, resource, cost and value profile of all opportunities in a comparative context.

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Appraisal and Development Plans

ION helps ensure development risks are irreducibly mitigated and uncertainties reduced, preparing appraisal programs and full-field development plans in a broad range of operating environments.

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Asset Acquisition, Divestment and Marketing

Capturing an asset’s full value spectrum, our reservoir engineering staff apply decades of success to production optimization, recovery enhancement and monetization of distressed assets.

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