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On behalf of the public owner and its attorney, provided analysis of material and construction deficiencies that were performed by the construction contractor that replaced a sanitary sewer pipeline in Utah. The contractor was required to design its installation to keep groundwater from intrusion into the pipe after completion of its work, which it failed to do, alleging changed conditions. The owner issued multiple notices of defects to the contractor in a timely manner. The contractor abandoned the project. Work to date has included an expert report and deposition. Testimony not yet scheduled.

Pipelines and Utilities

Utah

On behalf of the public owner and its attorney, provided analysis of material and construction deficiencies that were performed by the construction contractor that replaced a sanitary sewer pipeline in Utah. The contractor was required to design its installation to keep groundwater from intrusion into the pipe after completion of its work, which it failed to do, alleging changed conditions. The owner issued multiple notices of defects to the contractor in a timely manner. The contractor abandoned the project. Work to date has included an expert report and deposition. Testimony not yet scheduled.

Pipelines and Utilities

India

On behalf of a compressor manufacturer, analyzed delay and performance problems on a gas compressor/pipeline project resulting in liquidated damages in excess of $50 million. This project involved ICC arbitration in Geneva, Switzerland.

Pipelines and Utilities

Colorado

Performed damages and schedule analyses for a contractor in a $1.3 million dispute with its earthwork and utilities subcontractor. Submitted an expert report that asserted $300,000 in damages and defended a $1 million counterclaim. Prepared all damages and schedule analyses and provided testimony in both deposition and arbitration. The contractor received a favorable award.

Pipelines and Utilities

Tunisia

Performed an extension of time claim review, schedule delay analysis, and forensic planning analysis for a central processing facility to collect gas received from all the concession well fields to be compressed prior to transport via pipeline to the treatment plant. The gas pipeline was 24" in diameter and 370 km in length with a maximum capacity of 10 million Sm3/day.

Pipelines and Utilities

Pennsylvania

On behalf of an owner, analyzed the validity of costs that a contractor invoiced on a pipeline project. Prepared an expert report and testified in trial.

Pipelines and Utilities

Texas

Provided construction claims analysis services related to a major gas pipeline project. Prepared an expert report concerning evaluations, analyses, findings, and opinions regarding the claims a contractor filed against the pipeline owner. Prepared a rebuttal report critiquing the opposing expert’s report submitted on behalf of the contractor.

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