Delivered regulatory training to executives of Kogas.
For all Australian gas retailers, as part of planning for the newly liberalised Australian gas market, analysed gas supply planning function, and for an oil major described the gas retail function in the UK market.
Search for strategic investor: For Government of Tasmania in Australia, assisted with arranging and running a financial roadshow, and selecting strategic partner for Government to develop the island’s energy economy (Duke Energy chosen).
Advised on oil and gas market regulation, in advance of part privatisation of a state oil and gas company and listing of PetroChina on the New York Stock Exchange, in particular developed options for development of downstream gas markets.
Advised Engie on gas market investment opportunities and their strategy development in China.
Due diligence into Daehan South Seoul city gas distribution company (with ICF and AER). Energy Markets contributed by providing a full gas market review including South Korean national gas market study including analysis of national five year plans, gas supply and contract options, detailed South Seoul market study and projections, including international comparisons of average consumptions, penetration rates pricing analysis, detailed demand forecasts by sector and under different sensitivities.
Full due diligence studies for three city gas distribution companies (Daehan South Seoul, Chongju, Pusan, Kumi), managing a team of three. This was a due diligence study into the assets of the former Enron company in South Korea which had been put up for sale.
Carried out a gas distribution market study and represented the British Government as a Member of the China Britain Natural Gas Working Group, between the British and Chinese governments. The SBGI, British trade association for the onshore gas industry, supported by DIT (UK Government), commissioned a market study into the gas market of China. We also represented the British Government as a Member of the China Britain Natural Gas Working Group, between the British and Chinese governments, and gave various presentations in various locations in China and in UK on natural gas markets and regulation.
Market research projects for Petronas, the Malaysian NOC, carrying out city gas distribution market studies. Studied the relationship between economic growth, energy demand and natural gas consumption (with AER).
For an international investor, analysed forecast fuel input prices and the factors affecting them for power generation plants in the country, including oil, LNG and pipeline gas, and coal.
Domestic gas market development project; for PGN, the national gas transporter and distributor, we prepared a gas pricing framework and third party access framework for the Indonesia-Singapore gas pipeline. The objective was to assist an Indonesian gas distribution and transportation company to prepare sound gas pricing and access frameworks.
We prepared a gas strategy blueprint for developing a PNG to LNG market conversion. As part of this, we advised on the status of the regional and international LNG markets and the impact on Indonesia; researched, analysed and reported on case studies of conversions from pipeline gas to LNG, on international LNG to gas pricing structures using published and our own unpublished research data. We also contributed to and led one day in a three day strategy development workshop with senior corporation executives.