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On behalf of an owner, evaluated technical issues associated with the commissioning and start-up of an LNG facility.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Middle East

On behalf of an owner, evaluated technical issues associated with the commissioning and start-up of an LNG facility.

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.

Building Construction

Qatar

On behalf of a structural steel fabrication and erection subcontractor, evaluated the merits of delay claims asserted against the general contractor and delay claims from the general contractor associated with a sports stadium constructed to open prior to the 2024 World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar.

Building Construction

British Columbia, Canada

On behalf of the owner, performed an independent review of the contractor’s delay claim related to curtain wall design, procurement, and construction for a high-end residential tower project. Prepared an expert report presenting findings and conclusions regarding the delay issues for the civil claim before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Saudi Arabia

On behalf of an engineering design and project management firm of a fuel oil and diesel oil bulk storage tank farm facility, evaluated and rebutted claims by the owner regarding alleged delays, loss of revenue, repair costs, and cost overruns caused by errors and omissions in design and negligence that hampered the safe and profitable operation of the storage facility. Prepared an expert report for submission to the Appeals Circuit at the Commercial Court of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, rebutting the engineering design and project management firm-caused design errors, omissions, and delays.

Power

Finland

On behalf of an owner, evaluated a contractor’s expert report and €18 million delay and disruption claim concerning the replacement of emergency diesel generators on a nuclear power plant in Finland. Assessed the expert’s time extension analysis, which was found to lack an assessment of the critical path of the work. The claim was ultimately rejected.

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