Energy Maritime Associates Pte Ltd (EMA) provides market research, strategic planning, project execution support, and dispute resolution expertise to clients in the offshore energy sector.

Market Research

EMA maintains an extensive database tracking the entire lifecycle of the floating production industry – from planning to contract award to project execution, installation, operation, and decommissioning/redeployment. Asset types include FPSOs, FSOs, TLPs, Spar, Production Semi, FSRU, FLNG, and MOPU. This database began in 1996 and is continuously updated.

Floating LNG

EMA was engaged to perform a comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities in the FLNG market. The scope included review of current technology, commercial viability, financing issues and competitive landscape.

Mr. David Boggs is the founder and Managing Director of EMA and has the primary role in all projects that the company undertakes. David has over 15 years’ experience in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry including extensive involvement in numerous FSO and FPSO projects, including as project manager. He has performed market research, strategic planning, project execution support, and business development expertise to clients in the offshore energy sector.
Mr. Boggs was previously General Manager - Commercial at Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals in Singapore, responsible for all business development and commercial activities for a fleet of leased offshore units.
David has been invited to speak at various industry conferences including: Marine Money Offshore, Offshore Asia, FSRU Asia Summit, Floating LNG 2015, FPSO/FLNG Asia, FPSO Congress, FPSO China, China Offshore Engineering Symposium, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, FPSO Design & Technology, and Offshore Southeast Asia.
David has a BA with honors from Harvard University and an MBA with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was President of the Energy Finance Group.
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David L. Boggs - Managing Director

Ms. Yun Xu a Senior Analyst and a key contributor, is responsible for EMA’s flagship product, the Floating Production Report. She closely collaborates with David to maintain and update the in-house database, prepare quarterly reports, and ensure timely delivery of work. Yun also assists in customized market research projects for various clients, gathering and processing information from multiple sources, along with creating data visualization presentations.
Beyond her involvement in market research, Yun contributes to sales, business development, and engages with leads and clients to showcase EMA’s report and market intelligence services.
Yun Xu joined EMA during its early startup years in 2014. Her inclusion has brought insights and value to product development, general research, and the optimization of data collection and workflows.
Yun is based in Shanghai, China, Asia. As a representative of EMA, she has been invited to speak at the 11th FPSO Summit (2023) and the FPSO FLNG Asia Summit (2019-2022).
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Yun Xu - Senior Analyst

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