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Ed Feinstein has a wide range of experience in working on oil and natural gas issues.  He has applied his expertise to a variety of complex issues relating to pipeline rates and he has developed creative ratemaking approaches to issues related to depreciation, valuation and negative salvage as well as other ratemaking areas.

Mr. Feinstein has extensive experience in all matters related to:  depreciation issues (as they affect natural gas and oil pipelines, as well as electric power systems), valuation (for purchase and sale as well as for property tax purposes), oil and natural gas supplies (per well or an entire area), decommissioning and negative salvage issues, underground natural gas storage issues (construction, reservoir, operations and services), gas losses, gas well deliverability and operating costs, as well as royalties and gas gathering system operations.

Before joining BWMQ, Mr. Feinstein was a rate and regulatory manager with over 34 years experience working on oil and natural gas issues at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its predecessor, the Federal Power Commission.  During Mr. Feinstein’s tenure at the Commission, he served as Chief of the Depreciation Branch.  He developed staff’s depreciation analysis and procedures concerning oil and natural gas pipeline companies.

Mr. Feinstein has been involved in many of the natural gas industry changes resulting from Order Nos. 436 and 636, particularly unbundling issues such as the treatment of stranded investment and storage rates.  He has testified as an expert witness on depreciation and negative salvage issues, asset retirement obligation, oil and natural gas supplies (reserves and resources), valuation of gas well storage and pipeline systems, capacity, operations and services, gas lost and unaccounted for issues and cost allocation.  Further, he has testified to compressor fuel use and cost determinations.  He has presented oil and natural gas supply forecasts in litigated cases.

He is a Petroleum Engineer.  He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Depreciation Professionals.  He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering.

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