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On behalf of an owner, assessed delays to overall mechanical completion, delays to initial acceptance, defective works counterclaims, cost reduction claim, elements of technical design, cost and schedule overruns, and Ready For Start-Up (RFSU)/Commissioning delays. Prepared expert reports, expert reply reports, and joint expert reports for tribunal submission. Provided litigation support, including preparation of cross-examination questions, and testified in arbitration hearings.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Vietnam

On behalf of an owner, assessed delays to overall mechanical completion, delays to initial acceptance, defective works counterclaims, cost reduction claim, elements of technical design, cost and schedule overruns, and Ready For Start-Up (RFSU)/Commissioning delays. Prepared expert reports, expert reply reports, and joint expert reports for tribunal submission. Provided litigation support, including preparation of cross-examination questions, and testified in arbitration hearings.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

California

On behalf of an EPC contractor, performed claims analysis, damages assessment, and delay evaluations on a $250 million refinery expansion project involving $20 million in damages. The primary issues included bid error, loss of labor productivity, delay and acceleration.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Alberta, Canada

Analyzed damages for an owner defending numerous change order claims on an international oil refinery upgrade project. Provided critical assessments of the contractor’s pricing of its change order estimates.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Illinois

On behalf of an EPC contractor, analyzed an owner’s $19 million claim firm relative to home office and field cost budget overruns under a reimbursable contract for a $200 million refinery project.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Trinidad

Performed schedule delay and change order analysis in support of an owner’s defense of a $10.5 million claim on upgrades to piping, boiler and flare facilities in a major international oil refinery.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Trinidad

On behalf of an owner, analyzed various contractor’s delay and change order claims on a major gasoline optimization project, including modifications to an existing FCCU unit, a new alky-acid unit, an isomerization unit, a new heavy naphtha hydrotreater and continuous catalytic regeneration platformer unit, and offsites facilities modifications. Claim evaluations included an assessment of the integrity of the contractor’s baseline and schedule updates, preparation of alternative impact analysis of delays allegedly caused by scope changes as well as concurrent delays caused by the contractor. Also conducted cost support reviews for the change order amounts, recalculation of time-related costs based on delay analyses, and determination of damages based on assessment of contractual entitlements under the terms of the contract. Participated during negotiations to achieve settlement of the change order claims.

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