Downstream Energy & Power

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Downstream Energy & Power

The Talbot Downstream Energy and Power (DEP) team underwrites property within the onshore energy sector, including the following occupancies:

  • Oil, gas and petrochemicals (including onshore oil and gas production, refining, downstream petrochemicals and related hydrocarbon assets)
  • Chemical (including inorganic chemicals and pharmaceuticals)
  • Power generation and utilities
  • Process industries (including primary metal industries, pulp and paper and mining)

Partnering with offshore energy, marine and terrorism lines is available.

Why Talbot

At Talbot we are a leading provider of insurance to the energy sector. We are heavily involved in both the offshore and onshore oil and gas businesses as well as power generation, refining, petrochemicals and utilities.

Engineering expertise forms part of this Onshore energy underwriting team, offering extensive industrial experience and insight as well as technical support through desk-based reviews and site surveys.

Why Talbot How Talbot adds value What this means for customers
Customer first philosophy with a claims focus
  • Service levels are paramount to Talbot’s business model. 
  • Dedicated claims team, collaborating with customers at the initial underwriting stage.
  • High quality service with quick turnaround times and regular updates on progress. 
  • Claims are managed by highly experienced professionals, efficiently and with a high degree of care and sensitivity.
  • The claims team understand the client and get a clear picture of potential risks.
  • Highly experienced team provides greater insight, competitive pricing and products.
  • Expertise is recognised by customers and adds value to their operations.
Relationship skills 
  • Strong, established, long-term relationships with customers.
  • Customers' businesses are understood, renewal rates are favourable and relationships are retained over a long period.
Global reach, with dedicated local resource
  • London and New York hubs with regional expertise and full Lloyd's licenses.
  • Each location has full line authority.
  • Talbot offers a local perspective together with a wider world view.
  • Local experts have authority to underwrite locally.



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Contacts by region

Tracey Hunt

Head of Specialty

M: +44 7936 045 825

Steve Sykes

Senior Class Underwriter - Downstream Energy

T+44 20 7550 3666

Andy Goddard

Class Underwriter - Downstream Energy

T+44 20 7550 3537

Kudret Oztap

Class Underwriter - Downstream Energy

T+1 212 785 2003