Consultancy of the Year, Gulf Coast 2012

Awarded to: Navigant Consulting

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, international consulting firm combining deep industry expertise and integrated solutions to assist companies and their legal counsel in enhancing stakeholder value, improving operations, and addressing conflict, performance and risk related challenges. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change, including the energy industry.

Navigant’s Energy Practice includes more than 350 experts focused on issues across the entire energy value chain including natural and unconventional gas, renewables, climate change, energy efficiency, demand response, emerging technologies, generation, resource procurement, transmission, markets, performance improvement, fuel sourcing, rates and regulation.

Navigant’s natural gas and liquefied natural gas experts provide clients with insight into energy business strategies, project transactions, financing, op­erations, trading and marketing. Our global perspective uniquely positions us to provide both domestic and international expertise in strategy and planning, market analysis, regulatory advisory, commercial negotiation and independent due diligence.

The North American Natural Gas Supply Assessment, released in July 2008, established Navigant as the leader in the area of natural gas shale and unconventional gas in North America. In mid-2010, Cheniere Energy engaged Navigant to provide an analysis that would be used by Cheniere for its ground-breaking application to the DOE for approval to export of LNG from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export project in Texas.