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On behalf of an owner, analyzed a mechanical contractor’s $7 million marine lien delay and disruption claim against a major oil company on an offshore oil production project. The claim involved the value of equipment, piping, and structural installations on two refurbished rigs.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Nigeria

On behalf of an owner, analyzed a mechanical contractor’s $7 million marine lien delay and disruption claim against a major oil company on an offshore oil production project. The claim involved the value of equipment, piping, and structural installations on two refurbished rigs.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Texas

On behalf of an owner, analyzed a mechanical contractor’s $7 million marine lien delay and disruption claim against a major oil company on an offshore oil production project. The claim involved the value of equipment, piping, and structural installations on two refurbished rigs.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Texas

Defended an oil and gas producer against an $8 million claim from an EPC contractor and shipyard for additional costs alleged to have arisen as a result of a significant increase in scope and project delay. Analysis revealed that defendant had failed to properly consider nearly $8 million in paid extra work. Claim was settled in mediation.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Gulf 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.

Offshore Oil and Gas

South Korea, Angola

On behalf of an owner, analyzed an $85 million change order and delay claim regarding an offshore Compliant Piled Tower constructed in Texas and topsides facilities fabricated in South Korea for installation offshore Angola.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Texas

On behalf of an owner, analyzed an $85 million change order and delay claim regarding an offshore Compliant Piled Tower constructed in Texas and topsides facilities fabricated in South Korea for installation offshore Angola.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Texas, Louisiana

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.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Nova Scotia, Canada

On behalf of an EPC contractor, analyzed a claim for delay during the design and construction of an offshore platform. Prepared an expert report in anticipation of arbitration. The case settled.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Russia

On behalf of an owner, evaluated its position for a claim against the EPCM contractor for mismanagement, cost overruns, and delays on the performance of a cost reimbursable contract to design and build an offshore oil and gas production facility. Performed a schedule and cost variance analysis to identify where delays and cost overruns occurred and the allocated causes for such overruns against the owner and the contractor.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Scotland

On behalf of a major U.S. oil company, evaluated potential delay claims from the contractor associated with a DCS and alarm management upgrade to an offshore platform in the North Sea.

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