FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, has expanded its Houston Energy practice within the firm’s Economic Consulting segment with the addition of Rick Porter as a Senior Managing Director. He will be based in Houston.
Porter, who joins FTI Consulting from Black & Veatch Management Consulting, has nearly 40 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, focusing on the midstream business working with large interstate pipelines. He has conducted regulatory due diligence for acquisitions and pipeline construction. He also has provided regulatory analysis and expert testimony in rate cases, and has prepared Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rulemaking and policy analysis, commentary and strategy development.
Before joining Black & Veatch, Porter founded The Pythia Group LLC, a consulting firm that provided regulatory strategy, support and advisory services to the natural gas industry. He also spent more than a decade at ANR Pipeline, where he directed the regulatory planning, development and implementation of multiple pipeline expansions, Greenfield pipeline projects, new service offerings, rate case filings, settlements and litigation.