Surety in Oil & Gas – Managing Risk in a Changing World

Recorded On: 04/24/2019


The oil and gas marketplace continues to evolve with a host of variables driving its transformation. During this Virtual Seminar, you will gain a better understanding of the various surety solutions that can be utilized by companies operating in this space. A flyover of the oil and gas commodity markets will serve as a backdrop to a closer look at each of the industry sectors and prominent areas of oil and gas activity in and around the United States. Additionally, details will be provided on the most common types of bonds for this industry as well as regulatory forces in play that could impact current and/or future bond requirements giving you the information you need to better anticipate and respond to your oil and gas customer’s needs.

Jared Scharton

Managing Director, Commercial Surety

Jared Scharton began his surety career in 2005 after graduating from Regis University in Denver, Colorado with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Communications. Located in the Travelers Denver office for his entire career, Jared has provided surety solutions and guidance to distribution partners in the industry-diverse and growing Denver marketplace. Jared has been a member of Travelers’ national team of underwriting experts focused on the oil and gas industry since 2013 and has served as the team leader since 2015. In addition to this role, Jared’s involvement as a Rocky Mountain Surety Association Legislative Committee member and prior panelist at the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission national convention have offered opportunity to provide the surety industry’s perspective on a number of oil and gas related matters.  

Andrew McPhaul

Managing Director - Commercial Surety

Andrew McPhaul started in the surety industry in 2005, after graduating from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.   Over the course of his 13-year surety career, Andrew spent several years in both Texas overseeing an energy-heavy portfolio as well as North Carolina managing a team focused on a broad array of commercial surety production. He is currently based out of Houston serving as Commercial Surety Managing Director of Travelers’ South Central Region and a vital contributor to the management of the Travelers oil and gas surety portfolio and strategy.  


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Virtual Seminar Recording
04/24/2019 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
04/24/2019 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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