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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.

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.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of an EPC contractor, analyzed change order, delay, and loss of productivity claims on a linear alpha olefin project.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Ohio

An EPC contractor installed a wet type fuel gas desulphurization unit to an existing power facility utilizing combustion turbine scrubbers. The project involved coordination or works around an existing operating plant and a tight site with regard to construction and storage space facilities. Prepared defense for the main contractor from subcontractor and critical vendor supplier claims involving delay and disruption impacts and the application of liquidated damages. The project also suffered from prime contract delays caused by owner interference and local labor regulations and rules instigated by the owner post contract execution that severely impacted the main contractor’s ability to manage the subcontract craft workers. Provided CPM schedule, cost, and change order analyses to support the main contractor’s claims against the owner.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

California

On behalf of an EPC contractor, performed claims analysis, damages assessment, and delay evaluations on a $250 million refinery expansion project involving $20 million in damages. The primary issues included bid error, loss of labor productivity, delay and acceleration.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Alberta, Canada

Analyzed damages for an owner defending numerous change order claims on an international oil refinery upgrade project. Provided critical assessments of the contractor’s pricing of its change order estimates.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Illinois

On behalf of an EPC contractor, analyzed an owner’s $19 million claim firm relative to home office and field cost budget overruns under a reimbursable contract for a $200 million refinery project.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Louisiana

On behalf of a contractor, analyzed an EPC contractor’s change order and delay claims on a chemical plant project.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

West Virginia

Retained by the owner of a surfactants expansion project to defend a claim by an electrical contractor for increased costs and loss of productivity. Evaluated standard of care, schedule, causation, labor productivity (including loss productivity due to changes), and damages.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Colorado

Analyzed an owner’s errors and omissions claim against the design contractor on a condensate plant project.

Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical

Texas

Prepared damages and schedule analyses in support of an owner’s defense against a contractor’s $5 million delay and disruption claim on a fast-track CO2 recovery process plant facility.

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