Energy Industry Experience: 30+ years
Expertise: Energy Technology, M&A, FERC Expert, Market Assessment, Business Case Modeling
Honors: Founding member of GISB (now NAESB), Board member for 11 years
As President of Skipping Stone, LLC, Greg Lander is responsible for Strategic Consulting in the merger and acquisition arena with numerous clients within the energy industry. Generally recognized in the energy industry as an expert, Greg has given testimony at numerous FERC, State, arbitration and legal proceedings on behalf of clients and GISB (predecessor to NAESB).As Founder, President and Chief Technology Officer of TransCapacity LP, he was responsible for conceiving, planning, managing, and designing Transaction Coordination Systems utilizing EDI between trading partners. As a founding member of GISB, he assisted in establishing protocols and standards structures, chairing the Business Practices, Interpretations and Triage Subcommittees.
Across Greg’s career he has handled Due Diligence for purchasers in interstate pipeline acquisitions each in excess of $1 Billion, served as lead consultant for consortium of end-users, Local Distribution Companies, Power Generators, and Municipalities in several major FERC Rate Cases, service restructuring and capacity allocation proceedings, and designed and developed an EDI based data collection system and data warehouse and web-based delivery system (www.capacitycenter.com) for delivering capacity data collected from pipelines to shippers, marketers, traders and others interested in capacity information.
Among other activities, Greg has been instrumental in the development of the proposal and bylaw changes in the formation of North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) and has handled all market assessment, forward basis research and transportation competition modeling for several proposed major pipelines and laterals that are now under-construction to provide new outlets for growing southwestern shale production.
Greg’s efforts toward aligning the natural gas and electric markets, including the landmark whitepaper he published with Skipping Stone CEO Peter Weigand ( Synchronizing Gas & Power Markets, 2013), have made him a sought after presenter. His ideas are greeted with enthusiasm by natural gas and electric experts and regulators alike.