Our Philosophy

The development of global relationships allows us to marry opportunities and bridge expectations to facilitate closing deals for the benefit of our clients.

Our Mission

Utilise our experience, networks and global intelligence to manage processes focused on results. In doing so we assist the upstream industry recycle and rejuvenate portfolios and reallocate capital to best effect.

Network Engagement
Network Engagement
Upstream Focus
Upstream Focus
Closings Track Record
Closings Track Record

Our Upstream Transactions

Our team has advised on over US$2bn of completed upstream transactions, takeovers and equity raisings.

Our tailored advisory solutions ensure we are driven to provide results and a quality experience whatever the transaction size.  From farm outs to large corporate transactions, we recognise all upstream deals, like our clients, are unique.

Our Upstream Focus

Ocean Reach Advisory was established to provide an independent upstream advisory solutions platform.

We combine global upstream networks; an understanding of upstream technical, financial, operational and capital drivers; and an appreciation of strategically driven portfolio recycling to provide a transaction advisory experience focused on client outcomes.

Our Upstream Expertise

Drawing upon a growing network of upstream specialists across the region, we are able to tailor our team to ensure our advice is underpinned by a deep industry understanding.

Our corporate clients trust us to identify, assess, negotiate and execute value accretive upstream transactions.

All advice is provided pursuant to our Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) with our Responsible Manager under the licence, Austen Fresson, having over 15 years in upstream oil and gas advisory, M&A, Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets.