Large railroad management company receives impactful investment advice

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The client is a large private transportation and logistics provider with real estate development capability. The client requested information on key issues ahead of the North American energy and petrochemical revolution which will affect the client’s services and markets over the coming years.

Services Provided

  • Identified specific, actionable business opportunities inside and outside of the client’s core competency that would enable the client to be in an advantaged position compared to other operators or investors.
  • Prepared and presented client-specific education in the following areas:
    • Inbound materials supply chain
    • Midstream services and markets for US shale and Canadian oil sands
    • Natural gas, NGLs and downstream products
  • Based on the client’s current resources and capabilities, researched impact of forecasted market, technology and infrastructure changes and formulated growth strategies in specific market sectors and geographies.


  • Educated client on key energy and petrochemical industry developments impacting all areas of current business along with key future trends
  • Identified seven (7) investment/ growth projects and, through collaboration with the client, developed high-level project plans, ROI estimates, customer targets and potential collaboration partners for those projects
  • Opportunities included two (2) non-core opportunities with outstanding ROI potential

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