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Precise Consultants

Contributor since: 05 Sep 2016

Precise Consultants

Biography

Precise Consultants is a London based technical recruitment consultancy that supplies specialist personnel to the offshore oil and energy industry. The company was founded by Peter Thompson, an ex-hydrographic surveyor who spent a decade offshore and Adam Sumner, a chartered accountant with legal background.

Latest articles from Precise Consultants

  • Did OPEC Create The U.S. Shale Problem?

    Published 17 July 2017 | viewed 6,910 times

    Yet again, U.S. shale producers are benefitting from the disastrous game of chicken deployed by OPEC back in 2014. And that’s something which is at…

  • Poland Seeks To Become EU’s Gas Hub

    Published 12 July 2017 | viewed 6,681 times

    There’s no holding Poland back. A little over a month after it began to divest itself of reliance on Russian gas by taking ownership of…

  • The Biggest Threat To Renewables Is Not What You Think

    Published 05 July 2017 | viewed 11,312 times

    You might argue that Tulsa was made famous because of the Friends episode when Chandler Bing fell asleep in a meeting and accidentally agreed to…

  • Should OPEC Abandon Its Current Oil Price Strategy?

    Published 11 May 2017 | viewed 9,340 times

    If OPEC was a person, you’d recommend either therapy or that it cut its losses and start licking its wounds. As Bill Baruch, chief market…

  • Did OPEC Shoot Itself In The Foot?

    Published 23 April 2017 | viewed 21,417 times

    In roughly four weeks’ time, OPEC and Russia will meet in Vienna to assess how well their agreement to cut oil production has performed. They’ll…

  • OPEC Deal Extension Looks Shaky As Shale Hedges Production

    Published 05 April 2017 | viewed 14,012 times

    You’ve got to feel for the guy who hit ‘Send’. That statement would have been written, read by a committee, re-written with countless minor words…

  • As Non-OPEC Compliance Hits 60%, Oil Prices Remain Stagnant

    Published 02 March 2017 | viewed 8,072 times

    When is 60 percent compliance a good thing? When it’s not 40 percent... That is the latest status on the non-OPEC nations who agreed to…

  • Wind Energy Boom Hits The U.S.

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 12,185 times

    This week we’re talking U.S. wind. It’s free, plentiful, carbon neutral and in the right hands could have a radical impact on the future. Until…

  • The Unlikely Alliance Between Trump And Saudi Arabia

    Published 08 February 2017 | viewed 8,583 times

    An unlikely supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump’s energy policies spoke out this week, and it’s really appropriate in this mad mad word of alternative…

  • Trump’s Drilling Frenzy Could Upend OPEC Deal

    Published 30 January 2017 | viewed 9,317 times

    In just thirteen words, a U.S. judge has summed up the problem with almost everything that’s happened since Donald Trump became US President: “I think…

  • OPEC’s Production Cut: Who Will Cheat First?

    Published 18 January 2017 | viewed 6,661 times

    There was one significant part of last year’s OPEC deal that was absent, and it may prove to be its undoing. Just weeks into the…

  • The Rebound Is Here: Megaprojects Back On The Table

    Published 16 January 2017 | viewed 11,928 times

    Hey 2017 – get you. Straight out of the box and it’s delivered some prestantious news, in the form of a Wood Mackenzie report. We…

  • Will 2017 Be A Landmark Year For Renewables?

    Published 04 January 2017 | viewed 8,333 times

    2016 was a year that will stand out for everyone in the renewables industry – counting among the significant highlights the Paris Agreement, the first…

  • 2016: A Rollercoaster Year In Energy

    Published 31 December 2016 | viewed 9,441 times

    It hasn't been an easy ride for anyone at any level in our industry. January brought headlines of a drop below $35 per barrel for…

  • Can OPEC Enforce A Non-OPEC Cut?

    Published 12 December 2016 | viewed 4,240 times

    “This is shock and awe by Saudi Arabia” is how one analyst summed up the developments in the oil sector at the end of last…

  • How Realistic Is A U.S. Coal Recovery?

    Published 03 December 2016 | viewed 7,033 times

    Ah, Canada. Home of Trudeau, seven-month ski seasons, Neil Young, Hershey's Chocolate you can actually enjoy (it has its own recipe) and my birthplace –…

  • Can OPEC Get It Right At Long Last?

    Published 21 November 2016 | viewed 11,934 times

    OK, 2016 – this is it. This is your last chance to get something right. OPEC meet on November 30th to do a deal that…

  • Trump’s War On Climate Change

    Published 16 November 2016 | viewed 22,847 times

    In a world of post-truth democracy, it is fitting that President-Elect Donald Trump's new Director of the centre for Energy and Environment “is not a…

  • British Offshore Industry: Expect The Unexpected

    Published 08 November 2016 | viewed 8,791 times

    The majority of us will say check out last year's figures – only 13 exploratory wells were drilled in 2015. As energyvoice.com put it -…

  • Why A Fracking Revolution In The UK Is Nearly Impossible

    Published 22 October 2016 | viewed 13,953 times

    Fracking is to gas what Trump is to politics and Marmite is to toast. You either love it or hate it. This week the Government…

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