Creative Solutions

  • Strategic planning and project development with budgets and timelines
  • Hands on execution and leadership with your team
  • Commercial negotiations and transaction structuring
  • Tell us your goals and we will tailor a plan forward with you
  • Concept creation, funding raise and full greenfield development of the Floridian Natural Gas Storage Project (www.floridiangasstorage.com), Florida’s first in-state natural gas storage asset which is now fully permitted.  Managed and led a team of over 40 contractors.
  • Identified and organized third party salt dome gas storage joint venture partnership
  • Greenfield development and construction of gas turbine generation plants
  • Gas supply planning and execution for major LNG export facilities from U.S. including pipeline transportation and supply contracting
  • Negotiation and signing of 20 year pipeline transportation contract for major end user
  • Success in M&A transactions including identifying buyers and closing sales for operating plants and development assets
  • Identified 89 MW wind power generation project acquisition opportunity in late stage development, won corporate approvals to close transaction and construct project
  • Organized power transmission plan for major wind project in Wyoming including identifying and closing a joint venture agreement and executing Precedent Agreement for long term transmission service
  • Natural gas power generation strategy and execution on securing sites and completing permitting for combined cycle and simple cycle plants
  • Prepared strategic Energy Market Outlook in 2015 for an international energy company preparing for new energy investments driven by market fundamentals identified in the report  “The Changing Nature of Global Energy Markets - Information and Perspectives”
  • Managing, coaching, and close interaction with teams of 40+ commercial and technical personnel with distinct talents and expertise to achieve project and corporate goals, while creating a high level of productivity and personal satisfaction in the team
  • Structuring and negotiation of detailed LNG supply and terminal agreements
  • Created successful LNG entry strategy for FPL Group and led Bahamas LNG Project. Hiring and directing staff and achieved regulatory understanding with state PSC negotiated an asset position through partnering with El Paso’s Bahamas Project, led negotiation of detailed HoA for long term LNG supply with Qatar’s RasGas, created Bahamas Project partnership with GDF Suez to add value and reduce risk (Bahamas Project terminated before construction)
  • Prepared Scoping Study with an economic and alternatives analysis for an onsite power generation project for large land development owner in Central America
  • Creation of gas sales organizations to effectively monetize gas supply positions
  • An ability to recognize organizational issues and recommend process changes to promote efficiency and performance improvements
  • Developed UK gas marketing strategy and led end user direct sales effort
  • Negotiation of 15-year gas sales agreements for power generation projects tied to financing
  • Prepared European Gas Strategy Study to analyze and prepare for open access and competition as well as LNG imports to Northern Europe
  • Integral part of team that created Mobil’s U.S. direct sales effort in 1986 which included developing an entry strategy, convincing management and then successfully implementing that plan with the formation of Mobil Natural Gas Inc. (MNGI) selling over 2 BCFD
  • Structured joint venture in China for Coal Bed Methane Recovery Project (CBM) as well as an onshore production sharing contract with CNPC related to utilizing Enhanced Oil Recovery technology and investment
  • Secured U.S. government support and Feasibility Study funding for gas development project in Uzbekistan to compliment Joint Development Agreement executed with Uzbek Government
  • Testified as an Expert Witness at numerous public hearings with state regulators and legislative bodies related to rate cases, state certificates, and local authorizations
  • Represented Mobil E&P at the European Union and in the European gas industry which included being the Chairperson of the Producer Delegation at the EU Commission’s Consultative Committee for Gas which was debating the future structure of the European gas grid and competition
  • Developer of business strategies and creator of organizations to execute on business plans
  • Successful structuring, financing and negotiation of complicated joint ventures for power, natural gas and renewable energy projects
  • First hand LNG project experience: terminals, liquefaction, shipping, small scale LNG projects, ISO tank distribution, LNG bunker fuel and complete supply chain development
  • Natural gas supply and pipeline strategy including execution of long gas supply contracts for major U.S. LNG export project
  • Project development, financing and acquisition of natural gas and power assets




    Creative Solutions

  • Strategic planning and project development with budgets and timelines
  • Hands on execution and leadership with your team
  • Commercial negotiations and transaction structuring
  • Tell us your goals and we will tailor a plan forward with you

Spitfire Empowers Others to Succeed Through

Direct Participation and the Sharing of Experience

Natural Gas, Power, LNG, Renewables, Hydrogen

FROM A BLANK SHEET OF PAPER THROUGH FINANCING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS;

CREATING A STRATEGY AND EXECUTION PLAN WITH  HANDS-ON PARTICIPATION AND LEADERSHIP 


  • Spitfire Advisors contributes a high level of expertise with hands on leadership as-needed when-needed, providing customized advice and commercial business solutions tailored to each client’s needs
  • Executive management and team leadership
  • Strategic planning and infrastructure development with budgets and timelines
  • Scoping studies to define a business opportunity value chain to achieve business goals
  • Leadership of transactions:  structuring, negotiations, EPC and financing alternatives
  • Project development, siting, permitting of infrastructure and contract negotiations
  • Strong project management skills, creative deal structuring and Joint Venture formations
  • Hands on execution of business plans with your team’s input and participation
  • M&A leadership and full due diligence investigations and evaluations
  • Large Scale LNG – terminal agreements, supply & demand, contract negotiations, marketing and shipping 
  • Small scale LNG production, storage, distribution and marketing to displace oil-based fuels for road use, marine bunkering, locomotive fueling and high horse power users
  • Advising clients on FERC-regulated natural gas transportation capacity, including contracting for capacity, the open-season process, asset management arrangements, capacity release, and negotiation of rate agreements
  • Negotiation of Master Sale and Purchase Agreements with Special Provisions for specific transactions
  • Providing inputs to make informed decisions and defining a business direction
  • Power plant infrastructure including PPA’s for fossil and renewable energy and transmission
  • EPC contract structures and negotiation
  • Deep regulatory knowledge with creation of legislation and successful lobbying
  • Expert witness testimony