Petroleum Economics and Policy Solutions (PEPS)

Screen upstream opportunities and above-ground risk with one tool

Established in 1993, PEPS is a service that allows you to quickly benchmark energy risk and compare E&P rankings across 129 countries with the latest legal, contractual, fiscal, political and upstream data. Subscribe to PEPS as a whole, by module, or by region so you can:

  • Short list countries and examine entry strategies
  • Spur business development and optimize assets
  • Keep pace with foreign prospects
  • Understand and manage above-ground risk
  • Reduce research and improve workflows
  • Support host government negotiations

Data Modules

PEPS provides country ratings and rankings based on the following modules:

  • Online laws and contracts library
  • Detailed and summary reports
  • Environmental terms reports and analysis
  • Legal, fiscal and contractual terms for 180+ countries
  • Data for 210 regimes, interactive format
  • Overview, fiscal analysis and rankings
  • Business environment
  • Political, regulatory and operational risk analysis
  • Country petroleum risk rankings
  • Government policies and preferences
  • Worldwide ratings and rankings
  • Historical E&P performance data for 120+ countries
  • Past awards information for 100+ countries


Legal Library
Access pertinent laws and contracts

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Analyst Privileges
Receive a timely email response from Energy experts

Queries & Snapshots
Search by module for texts, tables, graphs and RSS feeds

PEPS in Practice

Contract Negotiations
Client: Multinational energy company
Use: Compile a report outlining all countries requiring offshore drilling experience

Investment Analysis
Client: Petroleum firm
Use: Tap into single-source investment data and eliminate need for a research service

Client: E&P company
Use: Compare multiple countries to support major investment decisions

Client: Large E&P company
Use: Conduct confidential assessments during the initial investment stage

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