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Navigant hires oil and gas specialists

LNG Industry,

Navigant said that it had expanded its service offerings for oil and gas clients through the recent hire of five senior industry professionals. The addition of these professionals brings enhanced strategy development and implementation, capital programme management, asset management and operational excellence expertise into the firm. The enhanced capabilities build upon the company’s proprietary market intelligence and strategic insight services and provide a full scope of services, including management consulting, disputes and investigation, economics and construction services in the oil and gas industry to help clients solve their most pressing business challenges.

“Our clients across the oil and gas industry are looking to us more and more for guidance in getting the most out of their capital investments and network of assets,” said Jan Vrins, Managing Director and leader of Navigant’s Global Energy practice. “By adding best-in-class capabilities and expertise in this area, across multiple geographies, we have strengthened our offering as well as our ability to deliver innovative solutions to our oil and gas clients. We are extremely pleased to have these talented and highly regarded professionals join our team.”

Involvement with LNG export application process

Navigant’s Global Energy practice is recognised for providing clients with proprietary market insight and developing differentiated strategies. Navigant’s Oil & Gas practice has deep industry expertise in natural gas, crude oil, pipelines, LNG facilities, refining and petrochemicals. The comopany was named ‘Consultancy of the Year, 2012 – Gulf Coast Region’ by the Oil & Gas Awards, and has been integrally involved with the LNG export application process for its clients in both the US and Canada. Additionally, Navigant’s NG Market Notes has been providing industry insight for more than a decade.

“The addition of these senior oil and gas professionals to Navigant’s Energy business underscores the Firm’s focus on delivering broader and more innovative solutions to our clients,” says Lee Spirer, Executive Vice President and Global Business Leader for Navigant.

The senior experts include:

  • Lee Laviolette, Managing Director, Houston, USA
  • Walter Pesenti, Managing Director, Los Angeles, USA
  • Nick Allen, Director, London, UK
  • Katherine Chance, Director, Vancouver, Canada
  • Gajan Sritharan, Director, London UK

Adapted from press release by Ted Monroe

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