Services

ESAI Energy LLC provides comprehensive analysis of the global, regional, and national petroleum and alternative fuels markets, developed from a proprietary country-by-country fundamentals database that dates back to 1978.

ESAI Energy LLC’s principals and associates are trained in market analysis, economics, political science, finance and industrial policy. With this wide ranging expertise, ESAI Energy LLC’s analysts integrate quantitative analysis of proprietary and public source data with trends in policy and regulation to develop a thoughtful projection of petroleum and alternative fuels markets in every country and region.

Our forecasts range from two weeks to twenty-five years. ESAI Energy LLC also provides customized consulting on topics such as project feasibility and profitability, market access, political and regulatory issues. Finally, ESAI Energy LLC’s principals provide expert testimony in arbitration and litigation.

Quantitative Analysis:

In 1978, ESAI began building a database of commercial and government-held oil inventories for every country that held inventories and tracked them in their national statistics. In subsequent years, ESAI also began collecting data on supply and demand. Today, global petroleum data are more plentiful, but also more complicated and potentially unreliable; ESAI’s 25-year experience with collecting and interpreting data from both emerging and established countries has led to the development of a unique and evidence-based source of market intelligence. With this data base, the Petroleum and Alternatives team analyzes the supply/demand factors which shape oil prices.

Political, Regulatory and Industrial Analysis:

The quantitative supply/demand analysis is complemented by detailed political, regulatory and industrial analysis. ESAI Energy maintains a database of environmental specifications, taxes, tariffs and subsidies and combines that information with ongoing political, financial and regulatory research to determine future market trends in countries and regions. In addition, we study and interpret key geopolitical developments that impact the global energy markets. Since 2008, our team collects, organizes and quantifies the impact of individual non-petroleum alternative fuels and vehicle technology on the broader national, regional and global petroleum markets. The ESAI Energy analytical team is organized along geographic, policy/regulatory and market/industry lines:

Geographic Expertise Policy/Regulatory Expertise Market/Industry Expertise
North America Geopolitics Crude oil
Latin America Paper Markets Condensates
OECD Europe Finance/Investment Nonconventional Oils
Non-OECD Europe Macroeconomics Refining
FSU Crude Oil Quality Petrochemicals
Middle East Product Specifications Natural Gas
Africa Taxes/Subsidies Gasoline
Asia-Pacific Climate Policy Naphtha
Alternative Fuels Diesel
Vehicle Technology/Fuel Economy Jet Fuel/Kerosene
Fuel Oil
NGLs