Energy

Compass Lexecon has a deep knowledge of the economics and institutional structures of all segments of the energy industry. We have been retained to analyze issues related to competition, pricing, the impact of regulation, and damages. Our strength lies in our teams of experts with differing backgrounds that together can address complex issues in both domestic and global energy markets. This depth of experience, combined with our staff’s strong academic training, provides clients in business and government with high-quality analysis and high-value advice and litigation support.

Because of our thorough knowledge of the energy industry, we ask the right questions, pursue the appropriate analyses, and develop solid conclusions and recommendations that address the challenges and opportunities facing our clients. We combine this with the ability to synthesize often complex issues on the cutting edge of industry innovation and to communicate findings effectively to both clients and policymakers.

We have helped an array of global clients operating in all areas of the energy industry, including crude oil, natural gas, refined products, chemicals, coal, and electric power. Our experience in domestic and international arbitrations spans pricing and power purchase agreement disputes, valuation matters, electricity price regulation, and cases concerning oil and gas production and expropriation.

Compass Lexecon economists have been retained in a wide array of matters in the energy industry, including:

  • Antitrust and Market Power
  • International Arbitration
  • Regulatory Design and Market Design
  • Transmission Strategy and Infrastructure Development
  • Generation Strategy, Development, and Procurement
  • Transaction Advisory
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Manipulation of Energy Derivative Prices
  • Securities
  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Structure
  • Valuation
  • Financial Distress
  • Calculation of Damages