Beyond the bodyshop

Sigma Commercial Consulting was formed in 2008 by James Black and Ashley Horobin. Recognising the limitations and potential shortcomings of the traditional "body shop" approach to consutling, we wanted to provide a broader package of solutions to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Clients can now choose a tailored package that best suits their needs. We provide a consulting service covering the whole of Europe and Africa from our centres in Aberdeen and London.

We have also expanded our range of services to cover legal consulting, economics and hydrocarbon accounting support.

We have also developed a comprehensive and unique range of training courses which are all accredited by the Energy Institute and all count towards your Continuing Professional Development. We run open courses each year and also provide bespoke in-house training for both oil companies and legal firms.


Sigma has worked for an ever expanding list of clients. Our work has varied from one-off studies and peak shaving through to 'virtual commercial departments'.

Clients we have worked for include:

ADIL Chevron Fairfield Marathon Perenco Sterling
Antin CIECO Faroe Mitsui Petro-Canada Suncor
AMG CNR GdF Suez MOL Petrofac Talisman
Apache CO2 Deepstore Goodwyn Neptune Premier TAQA
Awilco CSL Herbert Smith Nexen Rocksource Technip
BG Dana Hess Noble RWE Total
Bridge Encore Ithaca Oil & Gas UK Silverstone Valiant
Cape Omega Engie JX Nippon OMV SOCO Venture
CATS Enquest Lundin Parkmead Spirit Verus
Centrica ExxonMobil Maersk Peakwell SSE Zennor

Although we have focused on expanding our North Sea operations, Sigma's consultants have a wide experience in other countries and operating environments.

We have knowledge of all contractual frameworks, from Licences/JOAs, through PSCs to joint ventures.

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