O'loughlin photo bio
Biography
Testimony
Publications

Mr. O'Loughlin specializes in regulatory economics and valuation as applied to the natural gas, oil pipeline, and electric power industries. He testifies frequently on complex regulatory and rate matters before the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state public utility commissions, and the National Energy Board of Canada. His regulatory work has addressed cost of service elements, rate design, price index formation, contract evaluation, industry restructuring, new market entry, merger evaluation, and market manipulation.

Mr. O’Loughlin also has extensive experience valuing energy companies, assets, and contracts in the context of litigation, bankruptcy, merger, and tax proceedings. He has testified in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings on the valuation of commercial damages.

Mr. O’Loughlin previously served as Brattle’s president and chief executive officer, chief operating officer, and energy practice area leader.

Representative Engagements
Article
Pipeline Regulatory Issues Arising From Oil and Natural Gas Production Growth in North America
February 2014
Published in Energy Law Advisor
Report
The Emerging Need for Greater Gas-Electric Industry Coordination, comments to the FERC NOI, Docket AD12-12-000
March 30, 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Evaluation of the Trading Activity of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. in the Houston Ship Channel Natural Gas Market (December 2003-December 2005), (in part with several authors), filed in FERC Docket No. IN06-3-003
September 26, 2008
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Improving the Performance of Natural Gas Markets in Electricity System Reliability
2004
Matthew P. O'Loughlin, Daniel S. Arthur, and Elizabeth Miller
In Electric & Natural Gas Business: Using New Strategies, Understanding the Issues!, edited by Robert E. Willett, and published by Financial Communications Company
Report
Pipeline Pricing to Encourage Efficient Capacity Resource Decisions, Filed on behalf of Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, et al., FERC Docket No. PL98-2-000
February 1998
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Basic and Enhanced Services for Recourse and Negotiated Rates in the Natural Gas Pipeline Industry, Filed on behalf of Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation and Columbia Gulf Transmission Company, in its Comments on Negotiated Rates and Terms of Service, FERC Docket No. RM96-7
May 29, 1996
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.