Opportune LLP, an international energy consulting firm, has acquired Dallas-based NEXIDEA Inc., which offers a range of energy consulting services assisting downstream clients worldwide in the petroleum refining, transportation, marketing, and petrochemicals industries.
Combining chemical engineering backgrounds with business acumen, NEXIDEA provides process engineering, operations, research and development, economics, planning, and management. Its services integrate both technical and economic analysis and are aimed at delivering clients an understanding of commercial value.
The acquisition adds NEXIDEA’s capabilities to Opportune’s existing suite of downstream energy consulting services and also helps Opportune build a larger presence in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
Phil Steed and Kip Shore, co-founders and partners of NEXIDEA, are now both managing directors of Opportune LLP.