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Take a closer look. A CRA professional, on behalf of the owner of a proposed LNG terminal, testified
before FERC with respect to market power relating to the terminal and associated gas transmission.
Relying substantially onh is testimony, FERC concluded that such terminals generically should be treated
as equivalent to wellhead gas and hence should not be price regulated.
 
 
  

Energy Consulting

CRA blends decades of energy industry knowledge with world-class economic and analytical expertise—a unique and powerful combination that yields deeper insights and better-informed decisions. Our comprehensive understanding of the energy sector includes expertise in restructuring and profitability improvement, gas, litigation and regulatory support, market analytics and strategy, energy asset and enterprise valuation, and energy trading and risk management.

The professionals and testifying experts in CRA’s energy consulting practice have researched, published, taught, and consulted on energy matters for more than 20 years. Our work in the energy industry has established legal precedents and set new standards in market oversight. We have advised on developing the structure of national and regional competitive markets, reorganized multi-billion-dollar companies, testified in hundred-million-dollar damages litigation, and played a key role in most North American utility mergers and acquisitions that have taken place over the last decade.

Industry insight
Our experts possess deep, hands-on energy sector knowledge that enables us to quickly identify key issues and integrate critical industry information. We understand the most intricate nuances of energy sector market issues. CRA’s knowledge of electricity, natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear power, and renewable resources equips us to address convergence issues, and our thorough understanding of business functions such as procurement, origination, transportation, and wholesale trading enables us to deliver well-grounded advice on commercial optimization.

Superior analytics
Our experts blend decades of energy experience with a deep history of world-class economic expertise. CRA’s Energy Practice includes PhDs, CPAs, and MBAs with training in economics, statistics, accounting, and finance. We also team with well-known academic and industry consultants with extensive research and consulting experience.

This blend of skills equips us to develop original, creative, and independent analyses tailored to the specific facts and details of each case. We have applied complex economic insight and cutting-edge statistical tools across many different energy issues over hundreds of successful engagements. Whether you need to simplify the complexity associated with a reorganization, analyze energy market data cost-effectively, or establish detailed and realistic values for energy assets—CRA’s extensive experience with relevant theoretical models, empirical techniques, data sources, and the latest academic literature enables us to set the bar for power industry market analytics.

Practical perspectives
CRA draws upon our significant experience with industry professionals and regulatory agencies to help clients distinguish ancillary details from the critical facts and arguments that are likely to persuade government officials and triers of fact. Our long-standing reputation for excellence has been earned by providing exceptional, innovative, and pragmatic solutions.