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Biography
Testimony
Publications

Mr. Levine specializes in energy and regulatory economics and is an expert in the economics of the natural gas, oil, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. He has over 20 years of experience as a consultant providing advice, expert testimony, and litigation support to clients in the natural gas and petroleum industries. He has extensive experience analyzing and evaluating the competitiveness of natural gas markets, damage claims in energy contract pricing disputes, the conduct of gas market participants, gas pipeline business risk, and the reasonableness of utility contracting and risk management decisions. He also has expertise in financial modeling, pipeline ratemaking, and utility asset valuation.

He has submitted expert testimony before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Energy Board of Canada, the California Public Utilities Commission, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, as well as in state courts in Louisiana and Utah. He often provides non-testimonial consulting and assists counsel with discovery, depositions, cross-examination, and settlement negotiations.

Mr. Levine has spoken on natural gas and oil market issues at conferences sponsored by Platts, Law Seminars International, the American Gas Association, the Northeast Gas Association, and EUCI. He was also a member of the End-Use Emissions and Carbon Regulation Subgroup for the 2011 National Petroleum Council study, “Prudent Development: Realizing the Potential of North America’s Abundant Natural Gas and Oil Resources.”

Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Mr. Levine was a Research Assistant at Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett.

Representative Engagements
Presentation
December 12, 2016
Presented at Law Seminars International’s (LSI) 12th Annual Comprehensive Conference on Alaska Energy Markets and Regulation
Report
January 15, 2016
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Changing Times – New Uncertainties: Assessing Their Effects on Global Energy and LNG Export Markets
December 8, 2014
Presented at the LSI Energy Markets and Regulation in Alaska Conference, Anchorage, AK
Report
Understanding Crude Oil and Product Markets
September 2014
Published by the American Petroleum Institute
Report
Understanding Natural Gas Markets
September 2014
Published by the American Petroleum Institute
Article
Pipeline Regulatory Issues Arising From Oil and Natural Gas Production Growth in North America
February 2014
Published in Energy Law Advisor
Presentation
Outlook for North American Trade in LNG and Oil
October 24, 2013
Presented at the LSI Energy Exports in the Northwest Conference
Presentation
The Uncertain Future of Global LNG Trade
July 18, 2013
Presented at the LSI Natural Gas for Transportation and LNG Markets Conference, Washington, DC
Presentation
The Uncertain Future For ANS LNG Exports
December 3, 2012
Presented at LSI's Energy in Alaska Conference, Anchorage, AK
Article
Shale Gas and Pipeline Risk
April 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Natural Gas Demand and Environmental Policies
April 13, 2011
Prepared for the Northeast Gas Association Regional Market Trends Forum
Report
Managing Natural Gas Price Volatility: Principles and Practices Across the Industry
November 2010
Prepared for the American Clean Skies Foundation
Presentation
Gas Price Volatility and Risk Management
September 30, 2010
Prepared for the American Gas Association Energy Market Regulation Conference, Bellevue, WA
Presentation
Natural Gas Demand and Climate Policies
July 11, 2010
Prepared for the American Gas Association Legal Forum, Lake Geneva, WI
Report
Prospects for Natural Gas Under Climate Policy Legislation: Will There Be a Boom in Gas Demand?
March 2010
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
North American Natural Gas Demand Outlook
September 24, 2009
Prepared for Platts 4th Annual Pipeline Development and Expansion Conference, Houston, TX