ESIA acquires third oil and gas consultancy

Offshore staff

LONDON – Energy Software Intelligence Analytics (ESIA) has acquired Richmond Energy Partners Ltd.

ESIA, with backing from private equity company Energy Ventures, was formed to build a portfolio of businesses providing data, research, insight, and transaction services for the global energy exploration and production and support service sector.

The first acquisition was Hannon Westwood, a northwest Europe offshore specialist based in Glasgow, Scotland, followed in July by Novas Consulting.

Novas provides commercial and technical diligence, including asset-specific technical evaluations, to allow companies to take strategic decisions. It operates globally, with recent project experience in West Africa, Middle East, North Sea, North Africa, Latin America, and the Former Soviet Union.

Richmond, formed in London in 2006, is known for its Wildcat Service, a web-based database and suite of analytical tools. The company provides intelligence on international conventional oil and gas exploration.


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