Benchmark of Regulatory Regimes for an LNG Terminal
FTI Consulting advised an operator of an LNG importing terminal which was contemplating a large scale expansion on what could be the most advantageous and feasible regulatory regimes to be applied for the existing terminal and its expansion.
FTI Consulting’s experts provided a detailed review of possible regulatory regimes based on a comprehensive benchmark of relevant risk-reward regimes in LNG and gas infrastructure in relevant comparable geographies. The LNG operator was thus able to orient its strategy towards a set of regulatory options that fit its risk appetite.
An operator of a European LNG import terminal wanted to assess the regulatory regimes available in the context of a potential large scale expansion.
FTI Consulting analysed in details all the regulatory regimes available for gas infrastructure, as well as possibilities of exemption and modifications of exemptions. We provided a comprehensive analysis of all regimes, assessing their risk/reward equilibrium with their advantages and drawbacks in the context of the Client’ particular investment program.
The LNG operator obtained a clear view of what could the most favourable regime for its investment, depending on its view of the market.