In addition to suite of research & retainer services, we support clients through bespoke consulting engagements based on customized scope of work.  Usually a Confidentiality Agreement is signed between client and SIA Energy for each consulting project.  We work with clients on a range of issues including, but not limited to:


Market and Commercialization Studies

  • Market entry and growth strategies
  • Oil & gas market forecasts and outlooks covering supply, demand, imports pricing and infrastructure
  • Project-level analysis across upstream, midstream and downstream
  • Commercialization studies
  • Chinese service sector outlook, drivers and opportunities
  • National, provincial and local oil & gas market analysis


Company Analysis, Benchmarking and Partnership Strategies

  • Partnership strategies with Chinese state-owned and private companies
  • National oil company (NOC), smaller state-owned company (SOE) and national service company (NSC) analysis including power mapping, domestic and overseas portfolios, M&A and challenges


Policy Analysis, Business Environment and Risk Assessments

  • Policy interpretation and impact analysis
  • Drivers and outlook for government plans and reforms
  • Geopolitical analysis and implications


Fiscal Terms and Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Analysis

  • China-foreign cooperation contract model analysis
  • Operational and fiscal term analysis on China's shale gas PSCs
  • Fiscal term analysis on China's onshore conventional oil & gas PSCs
  • Fiscal term analysis on China's EOR PSCs



  • Commercial due diligence
  • Industry reports for IPOs
  • Facilitation of investments in and out of China
  • Deal sourcing and screening