Energy is of increasing importance in South Africa with key policy and regulatory debates over electricity, gas and petroleum.
Our team has experience in the energy sector spanning both competition and regulation. This includes having worked on key competition issues including the Sasol-Engen merger as well as various investigative and compliance projects across fuel and gas for large clients. In addition, our team has regulatory experience having worked on projects in both gas and electricity.
Expert advisors to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) in relation to High Court litigation brought against a piped gas tariff decision - South Africa (2014-2015)
Simon Roberts and Ryan Hawthorne provided expert economic advice to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa in relation to a review of its decision on maximum piped gas prices as well as trading and transmission tariffs.
Expert economic advice to the Competition Commission of South Africa regarding Sasol Chemical Industries excessive pricing complaint - South Africa (2014-2015)
Simon Roberts, Reena Das Nair and Pamela Mondliwa advised the Competition Commission of South Africa on the excessive pricing complaint in relation to polymers brought against Sasol Chemical Industries.
Expert economic advice on a complaint in the liquid fuels sector - South Africa (2014 / 2015)
Ryan Hawthorne and Thando Vilakazi advised a client on the competition effects of a firm’s conduct in the sector, including in relation to a complaint to the Competition Commission.