Energy Brochure

At BKD, we understand the constantly shifting nature of the energy industry. We also understand you need insights to navigate the uncertain industry waters and help you improve performance, stay in compliance and reduce risk. Our advisors understand the complex and unique energy industry and provide tax, audit and consulting solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs.

Our energy team’s expertise and deep knowledge of the real issues in the industry comes from assisting hundreds of clients nationwide. BKD's National Energy Practice work with approximately 350 energy companies across the country and internationally on a wide variety of issues to help them reach their business goals. We assist all types of energy clients, from those focused on the oil and gas industry to those in the public power utility and alternative energy industries.

As one of the largest members of Praxity, AISBL, a global accounting alliance, BKD has access to experts that give us international reach. Our broad range of energy services can help you avoid the confusion and cost of managing multiple sets of advisors.

Our team can provide:

  • Financial statement audits—Financial auditors can provide deep understanding of the energy industry
  • Tax planning & compliance—We can help develop strategies for the federal, state and local level
  • Risk management—Work to reduce your exposure
  • Contract audits—Tackle construction, service-level and vendor audits
  • Forensic, valuation & technology services—Help value your business, prevent fraud and work on services ranging from business analysis to software implementation

Ethics Hotlines:  Key Part of Your Risk Avoidance Strategy for Commercial Industries

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2012 Report to the Nations, the typical organization loses up to 5 percent of its annual revenue to fraud each year. Implementing an ethics hotline can be a cost-effective strategy to reduce fraud risk. View this archived webinar with professionals from BKD’s Enterprise Risk Solutions division on how to establish an effective hotline and how to use it to its full extent.

What Does a Successful Hotline Look Like?

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Energy & Mining

Published by HUB News and Views

This article was written for Praxity HUB magazine by Sarah Willington, in conjunction with Eric Dulany of BKD and Chairman of the Praxity Energy and Mining Working Group.

Copies of HUB are available for all BKD employees to view on the Praxity Extranet. If you require a password for the Praxity Extranet, please email

Praxity, AISBL is a global alliance of independent firms. Organized as an international not-for-profit entity under Belgium law, Praxity has its administrative office in London. Praxity - Global Alliance Limited is a company registered in England and Wales, limited by guarantee, and has its registered office in England. It operates solely as an administrative resource of the alliance. As an alliance, Praxity does not practice the profession of public accountancy or provide audit, tax, consulting or other professional services of any type to third parties. The alliance does not constitute a joint venture, partnership or network between participating firms. Because alliance firms are independent, Praxity does not guarantee the services or the quality of services provided by participating firms.

Randy Vogel


Randy Vogel



Energy & Natural Resources, Not-for-Profit & Government

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P.O. Box 1580
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Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.
Houston, Texas

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