Energy Economics

Technology comparisons frequently come down to a need to make decisions involving engineering economics. Companies developing energy projects or considering investments in alternative or renewable energy technologies need reliable and considered views of competing technology options and their comparative economics. Exponent’s experienced staff provides clients with expert advice on energy-industry economics and the key drivers for oil, gas, and chemical projects.

Grounded in a thorough knowledge of the underlying engineering principles, our specialists are highly qualified to analyze technical and economic aspects at each step in the value chain, from wellhead or mine mouth to burner tip. We have experience in evaluating hydrocarbon processing and power project revenues and costs. Exponent analysts understand energy markets, and plant and pipeline operations, and this broad expertise allows us to assist clients in acquiring a fundamental grasp of conversion costs, transportation costs, and supply-chain logistics. We can assist in determining upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas project feasibility. If you have issues that involve exploration and development costs, reserves growth, overall plant production costs, returns on capital employed, debt service coverage ratios, assessment of risk, or the economics of capacity expansions, Exponent provides the technical and business consultants to support your analysis.