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Merlin Advisors, a technical consultant offering expertise to the LNG and Oil and Gas industries.


The Merlin Tradition

Merlin Advisors is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Poten & Partners. Merlin was formed through a merger of Merlin Associates’ and Poten & Partners’ technical teams, bringing together two of the most experienced advisors to the LNG business with over 60 years of combined industry experience.
Merlin Services   Merlin Advantage
technical Risk Mitigation
Merlin focuses on the timely assessment and mitigation of risks associated with technology and engineering choices, capacity scale-up, and project implementation.
Project Feasibility
& Economics
  Commercially minded – understanding the context and sector
Project Due Diligence Unparalleled experience – participated in 75% of financed LNG projects
Capital Cost Estimating Rapid results with minimal engineering – accurate and comprehensive models
Benchmarking Broad comprehensive database covering technologies employed in most LNG processes allowing for the “independent “review.
Owner's Engineering Experienced team of LNG specialists
Technology Evaluation In-depth understanding of LNG and the entire value chain
Project Risk Through risk analysis justifying plan for financial and private equity communities facilitating S&P agreements
line Strategy Development
Merlin is experienced with EPC contractor strategies, capabilities and their strengths. Understanding project development is a core skill set.
line Decision Support
Merlin understands the economic and commercial implications of technical decisions and works with clients across the industry value chain.
About Poten & Partners
Poten & Partners has offered advisory and brokerage services to the energy and ocean transportation industries for over 75 years. The company provides a broad portfolio of services to our clients – consulting, project development, commercial advisory, ship and commodity brokerage, and financial services.

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