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On behalf of an EPCM contractor for the construction of two coal/oil-fired power plant projects in Saudi Arabia, provided claim support services concerning the owner’s denial of payment of final invoices and other costs associated with the EPCM contractor’s consulting works. The owner alleged that the EPCM contractor did not deliver technical documents such as plans, engineering drawings, computer network support services, and additional engineering support services. Supported the legal team’s preparation of the Statement of Claim submitted to the Riyadh Commercial Court concerning the EPCM contractor’s entitlement to additional payment. The court awarded a very favorable settlement to the EPCM contractor.

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Saudi Arabia

On behalf of an EPCM contractor for the construction of two coal/oil-fired power plant projects in Saudi Arabia, provided claim support services concerning the owner’s denial of payment of final invoices and other costs associated with the EPCM contractor’s consulting works. The owner alleged that the EPCM contractor did not deliver technical documents such as plans, engineering drawings, computer network support services, and additional engineering support services. Supported the legal team’s preparation of the Statement of Claim submitted to the Riyadh Commercial Court concerning the EPCM contractor’s entitlement to additional payment. The court awarded a very favorable settlement to the EPCM contractor.

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Nebraska

The project centered on the contract to design and build a 663 MW sub-critical pulverized coal-fired plant addition to an existing brownfield facility. This was a full EPC contract involving multiple stakeholders including a joint venture between the major contracting entities and power island suppliers. Managed a team engaged to provide risk management and claims avoidance advisory and training services to the on-site project teams. Services also included claims avoidance management both on a term and “as required” basis to facilitate early settlement of project problems and avoid lengthy disputes. The project was completed with no major claims or dispute issues.

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Thailand

Prepared a detailed schedule for a two-unit “hybrid” power plant consisting of fluidized bed boilers, steam turbines, combustion turbines, and heat recovery units. Also developed multi-currency project cost systems to report consistent financial information in U.S. dollars while individual contracts fluctuated in multiple currencies.

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Virginia

Developed the detailed schedule and project control system for a 2x400 MW coal-fueled power plant. Created and maintained an accounting and reporting system to track the financial participation of four consortium partners.

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Arizona

Prepared a detailed schedule for a 500 MW coal-fueled power plant.

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New Brunswick, Canada

Assisted a general contractor in a $2 million dispute with the owner of a 200 MW power plant in New Brunswick. Issues involved increased labor costs associated with late delivery of owner-supplied equipment, late design information, and defective design information. The case was settled during negotiation on terms favorable to the client.

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Indiana

On behalf of a mechanical contractor, prepared a $1 million claim involving the installation of new low NOx and boiler reheater facilities on a power plant project.

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Tennessee

On behalf of a mechanical contractor, analyzed an $11 million claim against an engineering and construction contractor involving the installation of new pollution control equipment on a power plant project.

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South Carolina

Assessed the delays a contractor experienced on a project. Provided delay analyses and opinions regarding owner-furnished engineering drawings and materials that the contractor identified that caused impacts to its ability to deliver the project on time and on budget. The assessment identified which delays were attributable to the owner’s actions or inactions and quantified the number of days for which the contractor was entitled to an extension of time.

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Indiana, Ohio

Provided claims analysis and cost and schedule analyses. Prepared a rebuttal report regarding insurance claims related to defective flue gas desulfurization systems on four coal-fired power plant projects.

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