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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.

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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

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

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.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Tunisia

On behalf of the owner, performed an independent preliminary review and assessment of the contractor’s claims and its entitlement for an extension of time on a central gas processing facilities project. During the review, analyzed relevant project schedules, documents, information, and particulars provided by the owner. Prepared a report evaluating the delay issues alleged by the contractor for use in anticipation of arbitration.

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Pennsylvania

Retained by a major U.S. gas generation and distribution company to review existing plans and procedures for change order management and project cost and schedule control. Suggested modifications/enhancements to those plans and procedures and provided templates for the contents of these plans and procedures. Also prepared proforma EPC contracts for lump sum and reimbursable cost work.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

British Columbia, Canada

Provided expert testimony in arbitration, on behalf of the designer and module fabricator, regarding owner claims of faulty workmanship, delayed project completion, increased project costs, and the designer’s counterclaims of unpaid invoices and change orders related to the design and fabrication of modules and the construction of a gas processing facility. Provided deposition testimony regarding an expert witness rebuttal report.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Wyoming

On behalf of an owner, evaluated its claims against an engineering and construction contractor for defects in its installations and late completion of the work. Prepared an expert report, but the case settled before the arbitration hearing.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Algeria

On behalf of an owner, performed a detailed schedule quality assurance review of the engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up activities of a central processing facility (CPF). The CPF consisted of utilities, inlet separation, two oil trains, associated gas compressors, natural gas liquids and injection gas units. Identified logic problems and overuse of constraints, which made the indicated critical and near-critical paths questionable.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Nigeria

On behalf of an owner, provided schedule quality assurance services regarding a gas supply expansion project. Evaluated schedule metrics and appropriateness of the critical path of the baseline schedule.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

British Columbia, Canada

Provided claims analysis services for an insurance company regarding the reconstruction of a natural gas plant in British Columbia following an explosion. Performed a schedule analysis to determine when plant reconstruction could have been completed absent the improvements to the facility that the owner made.

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