Energy Insurance

Zurich has the technical expertise to tailor insurance for businesses spanning a range of segments within the onshore energy industry.

Flexible risk appetite across many segments 

The energy industry is one of the most volatile in terms of hazards and business risks. Australia is seen as one of the five major global energy hubs – alongside London, Singapore, Dubai and North America. 

Zurich provides a broad yet consistent insurance strategy for your business, underpinned by its technical excellence, by sticking to three key elements: Risk Selection, Risk Quality and Risk Engineering.

Through our segment experts, we can protect your business across: 

  • Mining 

  • Power generation and transmission 

  • Mid and downstream oil and gas 

  • Molten metal refining 

  • Chemical manufacturing 

  • Pulp and paper 

Broad risk engineering expertise 

Zurich’s risk engineers have on average more than 20 years experience in the Energy sector, with specialised knowledge to help your business manage today’s complex energy risks.  

Our risk engineering services include assessments & risk mitigation services for: 

  • Enterprise risk management 

  • Property & Equipment Assets 

  • Business Continuity & Resilience 

  • Plant & Machinery reliability 

  • Occupational Health & Safety 

  • Natural hazards  

  • Climate Change Resilience & Sustainability 

  • Mobile Plant & Commercial Vehicle Fleets 

  • Construction 

How to apply

Zurich Insurance is available through independent insurance brokers so you can be sure it's the right cover for your needs.

You can find a broker with the free needabroker service or call NIBA* on 1300 53 10 73  

*NIBA is the peak body for professional insurance brokers in Australia.

Local technical underwriting capability 

Zurich’s team of underwriters have the expertise and authority to make decisions locally and provide tailored insurance solutions that best meet your business’ needs. 

Tailored claims support 

With more than 170 claims experts in Australia and New Zealand with local authority, Zurich has access to a very strong network of external/third party technical expertise across areas including loss adjusting and forensic accounting. 

Zurich’s Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy 

In recognition of the need to address global warming, Zurich’s sustainability and climate change strategy means we’ll only provide services in Energy industries that are taking meaningful steps towards lowering their carbon footprint and moving towards sustainability. 

Zurich also recently launched its dedicated Climate Change Resilience Services to help businesses tackle climate change risks.  

Energy Insurance works well with…

Zurich Resilience Solutions

Through Zurich Resilience Solutions (ZRS), our risk engineers and consultants take the guesswork out of assessing risk for medium to large businesses.

Risk Management Tools

Our suite of powerful tools helps you to understand and minimise risks and enables us to work closely with you and share valuable risk insights.