November 2011

Risk Assessment

Prior to confirming their involvement in Afghanistan’s first commercial hydrocarbons programme, the future concession operators, which included one of the largest oil and gas companies in the world, required advanced information about the risks associated with starting business operations in the concession area.

A survey to evaluate these risks was commissioned by the Government of Afghanistan and Tundra provided a consultant to act as the head of research for the survey, which over a three month period involved the direction of highly-trained teams across three northern Afghan provinces and the compilation of a survey report covering relevant security, logistical and human factors for presentation to the potential consortium board.

Following the presentation of the report the concession operations agreed to form a consortium and proceed with their planned operations.