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The project involved the EPC of a greenfield LNG terminal including major berthing facilities and onshore storage, processing, and pumping services. Provided lead contract and claims support to the joint venture EPC contractor to ensure recovery of owner-caused impacts throughout the construction process. This involved managing and defending a major claim from the international earthworks subcontractor through litigation proceedings in both the U.S. and Mexico. The scope of work further involved detailed rebuttal of schedule, disruption, and damages analyses.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Mexico

The project involved the EPC of a greenfield LNG terminal including major berthing facilities and onshore storage, processing, and pumping services. Provided lead contract and claims support to the joint venture EPC contractor to ensure recovery of owner-caused impacts throughout the construction process. This involved managing and defending a major claim from the international earthworks subcontractor through litigation proceedings in both the U.S. and Mexico. The scope of work further involved detailed rebuttal of schedule, disruption, and damages analyses.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Trinidad

Assisted with the development of a project management controls unit for a natural gas company. Prepared written findings and recommendations for establishing a project management controls unit and developing a project management methodology using a stage gate process.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Alabama

On behalf of an owner, provided litigation support, database management system development, and assessment of the technical design, cost and schedule overruns, and start-up problems of a coal gasification project.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Illinois

Retained by the owner of a natural gas liquids extraction and fractionation plant involved in arbitration with an electrical and instrumentation contractor. Analysis and opinions provided included contract review, determination of breach of contract, delay analysis, and calculation of cost reimbursements owed to the contractor and damages incurred by the owner.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

California

On behalf of an EPC contractor, provided claims analysis, entitlement analysis, schedule analysis and assessment of $20 million in cost overruns on a lump sum, fast-track gas processing plant project. Issues included defective specifications, changes, and delays.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Kansas

On behalf of an owner, analyzed alleged deficiencies in the design of a petroleum coke gasification and syngas plant that resulted in change orders, delay, and loss of productivity claims totaling $25 million against the owner of a refinery. The project involved the relocation of a coal gasification facility from California and redesign of the plant based on petroleum coke feed.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Angola

On behalf of an owner, analyzed schedule delay claims by a prime contractor on an LNG facility being constructed.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Spain, Italy

On behalf of an owner, analyzed delays and project management performance deficiencies in defense of a $40 million claim of an EPC contractor. The claim involved additional overhead and fee on a cost reimbursable contract for the management of the design and construction of an LNG terminal project that was delayed over 18 months. Analyzed deficiencies in the EPC contractor’s schedules and analyzed concurrent delays. Prepared the basis of a counterclaim by the owner against the EPC contractor.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Angola

On behalf of an owner, analyzed the EPC schedules for a $2.7 billion LNG facility. Verified the schedule work scope against contract requirements. Evaluated schedule metrics, reviewed schedule logic, and assessed critical path reasonableness.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Trinidad

Evaluated an owner’s project management and cost and schedule control procedures for performing major capital projects. Prepared stage gate project development procedures as well as created cost and schedule control procedures.

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