PRIMER is a Risk Management manual covering the whys and wherefores of the contracts used in drilling a well, the nomenclature and nuances that effect the Insurance Coverages for the Operator, the methods and mysteries of keeping the costs at a manageable level and the lessons from losses in some of the over 300 blowouts and related claims in which Robert L Carson, Jr. has been involved during these last forty years.
Mr. Carson has, over the years, developed a preeminent expertise in risk allocation in the contractual exposures in the energy industry, most especially in drilling contracts, master service agreements, joint operating agreements, farmout agreements, charters and leases.
Through 40 years of selling insurance in the oil patch Robert Carson Jr., has learned a tremendous amount about the nature of insurance and about allocation of risk. Beyond just getting the facts in his mind, Carson says he has been told "it clicks with me." In other words, he sees the "big picture" of how interests of insurance companies and operators fit together in managing risk.