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We leverage our energy, insurance, technical, financial, and strategic expertise with C-suite level experience to help clients address immediate needs and prepare for future challenges in the energy sectors.

Our experts have an in-depth understanding of the economic, financial, environmental, political, reputational, strategic, contractual, and regulatory risks and considerations unique to each market and jurisdiction across the world.

Our experience spans the entire energy value chain, including renewable, traditional , and distributed generation; storage, hydrogen , transmission and distribution, and retail power. We use quantitative and economic analysis of energy markets to provide expert advice to clients on investment valuation, risk management, decarbonization strategies, renewable and storage integration, and market competition issues. Additionally, our team works on oil and gas matters including upstream, midstream, and downstream projects.

EXPERT WITNESS &
LITIGATION SUPPORT
INDUSTRY-LEADING SUBJECT
MATTER EXPERTS
STRATEGIC, REGULATORY &
FINANCIAL ADVISORY
DISPUTE RESOLUTION &
AVOIDANCE
GLOBAL EXPERIENCE WITH
LOCAL EXPERTISE
EXPERT WITNESS &
LITIGATION SUPPORT
INDUSTRY-LEADING SUBJECT
MATTER EXPERTS
STRATEGIC, REGULATORY &
FINANCIAL ADVISORY
DISPUTE RESOLUTION &
AVOIDANCE
GLOBAL EXPERIENCE WITH
LOCAL EXPERTISE

Specialized Expertise for the Oil, Gas, and Power Industries:

Our team advises clients on energy matters involving renewables, power generation, and oil and gas, relating to economic modeling, strategic advisory, construction, project management, environmental impact, cyber security, digital automation, damage assessment, regulatory support and investigations , as well as many other issues of both common and unique natures.

We have been engaged in matters involving:

  • Decarbonization / Renewables: hydro, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, battery energy storage systems (BESS), decarbonization strategy, renewable integration studies, risk and reliability assessments, project finance hedging, hydrogen value chain, electrification, sustainability and other ESG studies
  • Power: portfolio planning, resource adequacy, portfolio optimization, transaction support (M&A), regulatory and litigation support, market power analysis, economic damages and quantum expertise, optimal entry and retirement timing, real options investment analysis, risk analytics, physical asset valuation, insurance, energy trading and derivatives, energy and capacity market analysis, transmission infrastructure (DC power stations; substations; transmission towers)
  • Oil & Gas: chemical engineering; exploration and development geology, field supervision, global energy operations, greenfield and brownfield development, capital projects, local, state, and federal government advisory, petroleum engineering, plant operations and management, project management of E&P developments

Learn more about the expertise we deliver to the global energy sector below.

Financial Expertise

Financing / Investment Transactions
  • Asset Valuation
  • Capital Model Optimization
  • Hedging & Structured Finance
  • Energy Trading & Risk Management
  • Project Financing, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Securitizing Transactions Through Complex Insurance Products
  • Strategic, Market, Commercial & Technical Due Diligence
Forensic Accounting & Economics
  • Asset, Portfolio & Business Valuations
  • Calculating Business Interruption & Economic Damages
  • Commercial, Labor & Employment Disputes
  • Cyber Damages
  • Energy Economics
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Disputes
  • Quantification of Product Liability Damages
  • Quantifying Economic, Intellectual Property & Business Interruption Damages
  • Tangible & Intangible Asset Valuations
  • Trust & Estate Valuations
Loan / Investment Workouts & Restructuring
  • Energy Construction Cost, Schedule, Finance & EPC Assurance
  • Proactive Pre-Default or Reactive Post-Default
  • Project & Corporate Loan Workout Economics
Portfolio Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Renewables & Storage Integration
  • Resource Planning & Adequacy
  • Retirement & Investment Analysis
  • Securitized Risk, Insurance & Complex Claims
Restructuring, Turnaround & Receivership
  • Enhancing Cash Flow
  • Ensuring Operational Efficiencies
  • Maximizing Ultimate Recovery for Distressed Organizations
  • Stabilizing / Optimizing Financial & Operational Performance

Risk & Advisory Expertise

Investigative Services
  • Business Intelligence
  • Compliance & Regulatory Consulting
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Cyber Security Consulting & Digital Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • eDiscovery
  • Environmental & Social Impact Studies & Assessments
  • ESG Advisory Services
  • ESG-Related Due Diligence
  • Financial Statement Misstatements / Auditor Conduct Investigations
  • Forensic Data Analytics
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Global Sanctions Compliance
  • Information Governance & Data Privacy Consulting
  • Integrity Monitoring
  • Investigative Due Diligence
  • Security Risk Management
  • Solvency Evaluations
Regulatory Advisory
  • Energy & Capacity Market Structure
  • Environmental & Renewable Mandate Strategy & Policy Analysis
  • Integrated Resource Planning (IRP)
  • Market Based Rate Applications (FPA Section 205)
  • Market Power Analysis (FPA Section 203)
  • Rate Case Strategy, Preparation & Training
Strategic Advisory
  • Alternatives Identification & Evaluations
  • Business Case Development & Communication
  • Competition, Market & Regulatory Assessments
  • Complex Insurance Claims & Risk Engineering Solutions
  • Government Relations Advisory
  • Decarbonization Opportunities
  • Risk Management & Contingency Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Sustainability & ESG Services
Transactional Advisory Services
  • Asset, Portfolio & Business Valuations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Patent Transactions
  • Project Finance / Investment Banking
  • Risk Analytics
  • Technical, Economic & Financial Due Diligence

Technical & Scientific Expertise

Construction
  • Construction Insurance Claims Services
  • Change Order & Time Impact Analysis
  • Construction Contract Claims Services
  • Construction Insurance Claims Services
  • Due Diligence Assessments
  • Estimating
  • Period of Construction, Repair & Restoration
  • Portfolio Management
  • Productivity Loss, Disruption & Inefficiency
  • Project Support Services for New Construction, Expansions & Remediation
  • Quantum
  • Surety Services
  • Third-Party Scheduling Services
Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Chemistry
  • Corrective Action
  • Dam Break Analysis
  • Energy Transition Services
  • Environmental / Natural Resources Impact Assessment & Permitting
  • Environmental Assessments
  • ESG & EHS Digital Solutions
  • Fate & Transport of Chemicals
  • Generation Mix Analysis
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analysis
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Medical Personnel for Capital Projects & Maintenance Turnarounds
  • Product Stewardship
  • Project Energy Assessments
  • Regulatory Advisory
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Safety Plans
  • Static & Dynamic Stability Analysis
  • Sustainability & ESG Services
  • System Reliability
  • Toxicology
Equipment Consulting
  • Contents & Inventory Evaluations
  • Equipment & Systems Damage Assessments
  • Remediation Protocols
  • Repair Versus Replacement Determinations
  • System Contamination Level Analysis
Forensic Engineering & Specialized Investigations
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Code Upgrade & Compliance
  • Construction Defect Investigations
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment Damage & Failure Analysis
  • Failure / Collapse Analysis
  • Fire & Explosion Investigations
  • Forensic Meteorology
  • Geology / Geophysics
  • Human Factors Analysis
  • Materials Analysis & Lab Testing
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) Assessments
  • Polymers, Composites & Ceramics Failure Analysis
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Property Damage Assessments
  • Seismic Evaluations
 
A Selection of Our Experts’ Experience
 
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