Upstream Energy

Jason Poulastides leads a team of expert underwriters who offer flexible, tailored cover to a wide and diversified client base. Specialising in onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), the team has access to the Lloyd’s market but places a large proportion of its business on the company platform through Hamilton Insurance DAC.

Contact us

Jason Poulastides
Head of Upstream Energy
[email protected]

Andy Mackay
Head of Specialty & Marine/Energy Claims
[email protected]


Package-based policies including first-party property damage, operators’ extra expense, third-party liability and business interruption. The team is also happy to consider the specialist areas of Gulf of Mexico named windstorm and construction business.

Key territories

Global account with a concentration of business in the key offshore oil and gas regions including the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Asia Pacific, Australasia and offshore West Africa.

Target market

A wide range of operators within the upstream energy sector. This includes E&P companies of all sizes, state oil companies, multinationals and independent operators. The team’s target scope also extends to both drilling and service contractors within the oil and gas industry.

Maximum line size

US$75 million