Ms. Kidd has served as an economic expert witness in federal and state courts and arbitral proceedings. Her expertise includes market pricing and economic valuation, competitive analysis, evaluation of competitive effects of proposed mergers and acquisitions, and the economic impact of regulation.
She has been retained by corporate clients, legal counsel and government agencies to provide empirical economic analyses, expert guidance and testimony in a wide variety of energy-related engagements. Her experience spans nearly every segment of the petroleum, natural gas and electric power industries, as well as related petrochemical, technology, and maritime sectors.
Ms. Kidd's experience with oil and gas industry disputes includes exploration and production, refining, processing, transportation, marketing and distribution. She has been engaged in numerous mineral interest disputes involving oil and gas production on private, state, federal and tribal lands. Her analyses have included netback calculations, comparable sales and costs, cost of service, and natural gas liquids "uplift" from gas processing.
Ms. Kidd also has experience navigating economic issues involving electric power and renewable energies. She has advised pipelines and utilities about strategic initiatives related to cost of service, rate design and regulatory restructuring.
She joined A&M from Econ One Research, serving 13 years as an economist, most recently as managing director and head of the Houston office.
Ms. Kidd earned a master’s degree in applied economics and bachelor degrees with honors in political science and economics from Southern Methodist University.
She served as president of the International Association for Energy Economics Houston Chapter and is a member of Women's Energy Network.