Energy and Technical Risks

Power though your business challenges with energy insurance

From oil and gas to offshore wind farms, our risk engineering specialists are ready to help you power through your business challenges.

We can provide specialised assistance in all areas of risk management, risk engineering and claims for the global energy sector – including onshore property, casualty, and exploration and production coverage.

  • Offshore

    Under the jurisdiction of the Upstream segment, offshore energy is covered for oil and gas exploration and production.

    Our appetite

    We are committed to offering insurance solutions to risks the world over. Our underwriting approach seeks to link risk quality, claims and attachment points to programme pricing, structures and capacity deployed.


    Customers and risks are considered individually based on risk profiles. We provide access to our full range of services including captive fronting, global network capabilities, risk engineering and claims expertise.

    We have invested significantly in these areas to support its proposition and long term commitment to this sector.

    Upstream capacity

    The maximum capacity for Upstream Exploration and Production is USD 250 million in any one location. This is subject to risk quality and terms and conditions.

  • Onshore

    Our specialist Energy teams provide comprehensive Onshore and Offshore Property and Casualty solutions. We provide Onshore Property coverage on a stand-alone or blended programme basis, along with expert risk engineering services for companies in the oil, gas, petrochemical, mining and power generation industries.

    Our solution

    • Physical damage (all risks)
    • Business interruption
    • Machinery breakdown
    • CAT cover


    • USD 200 million for refining and petrochemical risks
    • USD 150 million for mining risks
    • USD 250 million for power generation risks

    We work with our Energy Casualty and Offshore teams to tailor-make programmes for a variety of Onshore Energy operations. These include:

    • Oil, gas and petrochemical companies
    • Power generation
    • Mining and mineral processing
    • Renewable energy

Zurich International Programmes

We have 8,000 claims professionals handling 143,000 claims annually, and 900 risk engineering professionals identifying and assessing risk around the world.

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Risk engineering expertise

We have over 75 years of risk engineering experience and our 800 risk professionals operate in over 40 countries.

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Claims expertise

Our dedicated claims experts, bespoke major loss and fraud protection teams are there from first call to final resolution, analysing and identifying future solutions.

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