Risk Management Services

multi-year financial models
The energy business stays in a state of continuous flux. Energy markets are inherently risky, and recent years have proven just how risky they can be. GDS understands that risk management is more than energy price management, more than regulatory compliance, and that each client faces a unique set of challenges and risks. To fully understand and mitigate the risks that can affect your business and your cost structure, your leadership team must have a complete view of these exposures. GDS can help your leadership team develop and implement an effective comprehensive risk management program that will identify, evaluate, and mitigate the risks that threaten the strategic and financial goals across your business.

Our Approach

Our approach incorporates quantitative and qualitative techniques to capture, assess, measure, evaluate, and mitigate the risks that can impact a business’s strategic and financial objectives and asset options, along with its operations, and ultimately the bottom line. 

Develop forecasted multi-year financial models
Identify and quantify risks in all business segments that can impact these models
Perform a probability analysis of these risks using simulation techniques
Conduct a cash-flow-at-risk analysis to determine financial impact
Utilize a Risk Matrix as a tool for developing a risk mitigation work plan
Repeat the process based upon the risks and needs of the business

Experience And Capabilities

Proven track record of assisting leadership teams in meeting the challenges of maneuvering successfully through the energy industry
Risk intelligence expertise needed to identify the exposures that can impact all segments of your business
Extensive capabilities to provide a comprehensive approach to risk management

Our Product Offers

Risk Assessment: Risk identification and measurement, including probability analysis of the forecasted multi-year financial statements
Risk Matrix: Proactive management plan used to mitigate each risk
Risk Policies/Procedures: Custom tailored guidelines and directives to ensure program compliance
Virtual Chief Risk Officer: Ongoing active advisory services that incorporate all of the above


Paul Wielgus
Jack Madden

Providing solid engineering and energy consultant services throughout the U.S.