Offshore Oil and GasGulf of Mexico
On behalf of a paint manufacturer, prepared an expert report refuting an EPC contractor’s claim for delay and disruption allegedly resulting from work associated with removal of lead-containing paint from the process plant modules and platforms of an offshore oil production facility installed in the Gulf of Mexico. Case settled prior to trial. The project also involved the defense against the owner’s delay claim for recovery of lost profits due to the delay to the achievement of first oil allegedly caused by the lead abatement program. Presented an expert report demonstrating that the project would have been delayed because of concurrent delay by the EPC contractor. Testified in deposition, which resulted in a successful settlement of the dispute.