Shaw offers consulting services to the power, process, petrochemical, refining, infrastructure and government segments. We serve electric, gas and water utility companies; petroleum refineries, storage and transportation firms; petrochemical and inorganic chemical companies; and oil and gas exploration, production and pipeline enterprises.

As a premier international consulting group, Shaw delivers consulting and advisory services spanning business, technical, strategic management, economics and regulatory issues. Key features of Shaw’s consulting and advisory business include the following:

  • Evaluations of alternative energy sources, including assessments of proven and emerging technologies, and overall supply and distribution economics
  • Assistance with turning concepts into projects through an integrated structure and an interdisciplinary approach
  • Financial, scientific and technical expertise coupled with commercial business knowledge and the practical knowledge of engineering and construction professionals
  • Global financial sector recognition through our long history of engagements with investment and commercial banks, equity investors, energy funds, multilateral institutions, merchant energy firms, regulatory agencies and government entities
  • More than 700 closed transactions worth more than $400 billion in the past 20 years

With our six offices in major metropolitan areas around the world – Houston, Boston, Denver, London, Dubai and Singapore – we offer a broad range of services to customers worldwide:

Transactional Expertise

  • Asset acquisition and divestiture services for buyers and sellers
  • Project financial analyses and projections
  • Owner’s engineer, lender’s engineer and independent engineer
  • Due diligence reviews of business enterprises and plant operations
  • Appraisal and valuation services
  • Feedstock selection and product valuation
  • Asset evaluation and business analysis
  • Contract review and assessment

Technical and Operational Expertise

  • Competitive asset management
  • Fleet benchmarking and analysis
  • Natural gas, liquefied natural gas, solid fuel, electric, process, steam and water systems
  • Process plant configuration studies
  • Plant operations and maintenance reviews
  • Business process and operations reviews
  • Project development support
  • Energy systems optimization

Strategic Planning and Business Knowledge

  • Energy strategy formulation
  • Energy and environmental policy development
  • Energy request for proposals (RFP) design and implementation
  • Integrated energy resource planning (IRP) and strategy
  • Permitting and licensing support
  • Greenhouse gas emissions planning
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Gas and power supply procurement
  • Cost of service and rate design
  • Environmental assessment and planning
  • Multi-pollutant compliance planning
  • Renewable energy planning
  • Energy efficiency planning and evaluation

Management Support and Advisory Services

  • Issue mediation, negotiation and settlement support
  • Risk management and business continuity
  • Organizational reviews and audits
  • Training and group facilitation
  • Litigation support and expert testimony

For more information, contact us at [email protected].