Technical Support Services to Financial Transactions

Exponent offers a wide range of engineering and environmental support related to financial transactions, including project finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and structured finance. Our professional staff offers a unique blend of the technical, financial, and regulatory expertise necessary to effectively and efficiently support financial transactions in all phases. For more than 40 years, we have conducted thousands of investigations in various industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemical, energy, mining, transportation, forestry, aerospace, health services, defense, and financial. Our staff has expertise in numerous technical disciplines, such as engineering (chemical, civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical), environmental and ecological services, industrial worker health and safety, and health sciences. Exponent is highly recognized for providing solutions to complex technical problems.

A representative set of Exponent’s services that support financial transactions includes: 


  • Technical (engineering) due diligence for proposed projects, particularly in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power generation sectors
  • Market analysis in the refined products, petrochemicals, natural gas, and power sectors 
  • Environmental and social due diligence (including environmental, social, health and safety, and labor) of proposed projects 

Portfolio Management

  • Technical (engineering) supervision and monitoring of projects, particularly in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and energy sectors
  • Engineering failure analysis and litigation support
  • Construction claims and litigation support
  • Environmental and social supervision and monitoring of projects, and resolution of environmental and social liabilities, regulatory non-compliance, claims, or stakeholder and community relations issues 


  • Engineering and economic feasibility studies and fatal-flaw analyses
  • Establishing internationally financially viable complex controversial projects, in terms of environmental, social, health and safety, and labor aspects