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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

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

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.

Oil Sands

Alberta, Canada

Analyzed a major fire at an upgrader in Alberta that processed synthetic crude oil from an oil sands facility. The client, a major construction company and its insurer, was defending against liability for property damage and business interruption damages totaling $1 billion.

Water, Wastewater, Dams, and Marine

Alberta, Canada

Prepared detailed as-planned and as-built schedule analyses for a contractor on a dam project. Participated in negotiations between the contractor and the Province of Alberta.

Oil Sands

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of an insurance company, analyzed a $500 million claim for business interruption losses due to delays to the startup and commissioning of an upgrader refinery that was built to process synthetic crude oil from an oil sands production facility. The delays were allegedly caused by a fire at the oil sands production mine site, which delayed the transport of bitumen to the refinery through a 200-plus-mile pipeline. Prepared detailed CPM schedule analyses and an expert witness report. Designated as a CPM expert witness in support of the ICC arbitration in Alberta.

Industrial and Manufacturing

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of an owner, performed an audit of the EPCM and general contractor’s cost records to identify potential billing discrepancies and problems on cost reimbursable contracts for a calciner expansion project.

Building Construction

Alberta, Canada

Performed a high-level review of an insurer's flood and fire analysis spreadsheets. Assessed reasons for claimed cost denials and/or reductions and reviewed documentation to preliminarily address cost denials and/or reductions. Developed a rebuttal report to claimed cost denials and reductions for a 237-bed, long-term-care living/nursing facility.

Oil Sands

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of an insurance company, analyzed a $200 million insurance claim for non traditional coverages resulting from delays and cost overruns on the construction of an oil sands mine facility and upgrader unit in Alberta. Prepared expert witness reports in support of the ICC arbitration.

Oil Sands

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of interested underwriters, performed cost and data analysis and prepared an expert report for an insurance adjuster. The claim related to a fire loss that was the result of a line failure that caused an oil-based thinning agent to leak at a bitumen upgrader settling basin. The loss occurred for one of the largest operators in the Canadian oil sands industry and its joint venture companies. The facility is an embankment dam that was, by volume of construction material, the largest earth structure in the world in 2001.

Oil Sands

Alberta, Canada

On behalf of an owner, performed a schedule quality assurance review and schedule risk assessment of the integrated master schedule for a $14 billion oil sands project.

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