Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA) is an international consulting firm that provides integrated technical, commercial, managerial and strategic support and advice for all sectors of the oil and gas industry including regulators. Incorporated in 1962, GCA's technical services include Reserves and Resources assessments, exploration studies and risk analysis, reservoir characterization and modeling and technical due diligence. In the area of strategic services, GCA advises on the development of energy strategies, licensing round management, partner identification and selection, litigation and arbitration and national energy planning, among others. It also provides commercial services and advice including market analysis, hydrocarbon transportation analysis, asset and corporate valuations, and financial feasibility studies. Its global operations are coordinated from three headquarters in London, Houston and Singapore. In Latin America, GCA has offices in in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the region, GCA has completed over 80 projects in Brazil and others in Mexico, including the evaluation of six blocks in the country's onshore bidding Round 1.3 in 2015.