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Economic Feasibility of the Profitability of Insurances Related to Oil and Gas Wells

Sadeghi Shahedani, Mehdi and Askari, Mohammad Mahdi and Maleki Nejad, Amir (2017): Economic Feasibility of the Profitability of Insurances Related to Oil and Gas Wells. Forthcoming in: World Journal of Environmental Biosciences , Vol. 6, No. Supplementary (9 September 2017): pp. 6-14.

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Insurance is among the most important tools that have been devised to prepare readiness for dealing with threats. These valuable man-made tools with their capabilities have controlled many undesirable effects of unforeseen events. In each country, growth and development of insurance industry is considered as an indicator for evaluating the level of development. From the perspective of insurers, the risks of energy, especially the oil and gas industry, are known as high risks. Economic feasibility of the profitability of insurance related to oil and gas wells is the aim of this study that was performed through damage coefficient indicators and profit margin with scenario planning using engineering economics method. The results of this research indicate that the damage coefficient of this field of insurance is much lower than the whole insurance industry and have a suitable and very high profit margin. Therefore, due to the low damage coefficient and high profit margin and the stability of these types of insurance, their profitability is confirmed economically and investment and providing insurance coverage is adequately justifiable for these types of risk.

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