Risk Management

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Filsinger Energy Partners has the capability to evaluate and ascertain whether a risk is material and/or manageable for your company, and we can assist in deriving strategies and objectives on how to evaluate, manage, mitigate or operate with specified and desired levels of risk.

Risk Management

Companies that participate in the world of energy are faced with myriad challenges and uncertainties on a daily basis. Filsinger Energy Partners has the capability to evaluate and ascertain whether a risk is material and/or manageable for your company, and we can assist in deriving strategies and objectives on how to evaluate, manage, mitigate or operate with specified and desired levels of risk. FEP believes in a holistic approach to risk management. We evaluate the underlying positions created by complex hard assets, complicated contracts, financial derivatives, simple swaps and other events within the same framework in order to better understand the risk interrelationships that exist in the portfolio, ensuring that the resulting net risk position has been evaluated in a consistent manner.

Market Risk

  • Energy commodity price and locational basis risk
  • Emissions and renewables prices
  • Transportation and transmission costs

Credit Risk

  • Counterparty default
  • Portfolio concentration
  • Collateral liquidity
  • Credit rating

Operating Risk

  • Plant reliability
    • Availability
    • Forced outage metrics
  • Plant performance
    • Heat rate
    • Ramp times
    • Start costs
    • Auxiliary equipment
  • Pipeline disruption
  • Transmission interruption

Operational Risk

  • Health and safety
  • Environmental
  • Process failure
  • Data integrity and model reliability
  • People
    • Skills development
    • Succession planning
  • Knowledge management
  • Technology systems

Regulatory Risk

  • Effective participation in the process
  • Compliance
  • Changes in law
  • Energy policy changes
  • Market structure
  • Environmental initiatives

Business Risk

  • Competition
  • Strategy
    • Market entry
    • Merger and acquisition
    • Project development
  • Public relations
  • Legal risk
  • Labor action

Our team of experts includes:

  • A former chief risk officer of a major U.S. independent power producer
  • Finance and risk management professionals
  • Trading experts
  • Engineers
  • Economists
  • Accountants
  • Corporate leaders and managers

 

For more information, please contact us directly at 303.974.5884, or email us.