Energy Dispute Resolution

We provide a wide range of dispute resolution services that leverage our core competencies in energy markets, economics, finance, and risk to provide independent expert analysis and testimony.

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BRG professionals have served as industry, quantum, and forensic experts for disputes involving oil and gas exploration and production, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas liquids (NGLs), natural gas, petroleum products, thermal and renewable electricity generation, and electricity transmission and distribution.

Our Energy professionals have provided independent expert analysis and testimony in international and domestic legal and regulatory disputes, such as international investment and commercial arbitrations, domestic arbitrations, litigations, regulatory and restructuring proceedings, antitrust disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and government inquiries. They have provided expert testimony on numerous disputes heard before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), American Arbitration Association (AAA)/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), US federal, state, and district courts, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and US state utility commissions, among others. They frequently appear before antitrust authorities and government agencies around the world.

Types of Disputes

  • Investment arbitration
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Restructuring

Service Categories

  • Industry expert analysis
  • Forensic investigations
  • Damages analysis and quantification
  • Expert testimony

Primary Categories of Expertise

  • Markets and regulation
  • Production and supply-chain economics
  • Causation and counterfactual analysis
  • Financial analysis and valuation
  • Commercial standards and practices
  • Financing/investment standards and practices
  • Operational standards and practices
  • Forensic accounting and fraud

Client Testimonials

George von Mehren
Leader of the International Dispute Resolution practice
Lisa G. Henneberry
Leader of the Energy & Natural Resources practice
Squire Patton Boggs

“We’re continuously impressed by Chris Goncalves and the Energy team’s analytical ability and deep familiarity with energy issues. The team, top to bottom, is diligent and hardworking, and highly knowledgeable."

Edward G. Kehoe
Co-head of International Arbitration practice
King & Spalding

“Chris Goncalves and his team are effective, truly independent experts, with significant expertise in economics and damages and industry knowledge. We appreciate their deep understanding of energy industry fundamentals, market dynamics, standard practices, and pricing.”

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