The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) thanks the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications for the opportunity to submit these comments in connection with its inquiry into the Middle Arm Industrial Precinct.
Based in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, IEEFA’s energy finance analysis team researches and analyses issues related to energy markets, trends, and policies. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy.
This submission is authored by Thomas Sanzillo, IEEFA’s Director of Financial Analysis, who has extensive expertise in the analysis of the oil, gas, petrochemical and coal sectors, as well as government financial systems, including company and credit analyses, facility development, oil and gas reserves, and stock and commodity markets. As first deputy comptroller for the State of New York, he oversaw the finances of 1,300 local government units, more than US$200 billion in state and local municipal bond programs, a US$156 billion global pension fund and administration of a one-million-member retirement system.
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