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On behalf of an owner, evaluated delayed engineering that affected the timely delivery of construction work packages to the construction contractors on the pipeline and gas recovery facilities associated with an LNG facility.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner, evaluated delayed engineering that affected the timely delivery of construction work packages to the construction contractors on the pipeline and gas recovery facilities associated with an LNG facility.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner seeking to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in delay and disruption costs paid to an EPC contractor on an LNG plant, performed the following scope of work: 1) critique of the contractor’s compliance with industry practices in the preparation and updating of the project baseline CPM schedule and schedule updates; 2) preparation of a windows-based schedule delay analysis to quantify delays on the critical and near-critical paths; 3) assessment of delay, disruption, and project management performance issues by the EPC contractor; and 4) quantification of delay and disruption damages incurred by the subcontractors in the construction of the facility. Prepared an expert report to be submitted as part of arbitration proceedings.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner of an LNG plant, assessed an EPC contractor’s positions with respect to the eligibility of management personnel entitled to be included in delay costs.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner of an LNG plant, assessed an EPC contractor’s expert’s quantification of costs incurred at the module fabrication yards and the contractor’s quantification of its management personnel costs during the delay period. Prepared two expert reports submitted as part of arbitration proceedings.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of the owner of an LNG project, reviewed an EPC contractor's values for reimbursable subcontracts and other estimated reimbursable costs and prepared a schedule and cost risk analysis. Preparing expert reports as part of an arbitration proceeding.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner, evaluated the project management performance, schedule delay, and cost overrun issues on an LNG facility. Developed report for evaluation by the owner as to the feasibility of recovery from the EPCM contractor of cost overrun issues on a reimbursable contract. Evaluated the integrity of the CPM schedules and cost reporting by the contractor. Evaluated change order and schedule delay issues that the construction contractors alleged.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner, analyzed rework costs caused by defective engineering and poor project management performance by the EPCM contractor of a LNG facility. Developed a basis for estimating the rework costs and prepared several comprehensive reports that the owner used to facilitate a large settlement against the contractor.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of an owner, evaluated contract terms and conditions and contract procedures for an LNG facility EPC contract. Recommended clauses to resolve potential inconsistencies, ambiguities, and conflicts. Prepared clauses for cost and schedule control procedures.

Gas, Gasification, GTL, LNG, and NGL

Australia

On behalf of a contractor, evaluated defective design and project management performance problems associated with an offshore underwater gas extraction facility, offshore pipelines, and an onshore gas processing plant. The contractor was a joint venture of the design firm and the underwater pipeline installation company. Under a lump sum turnkey contract, the contractor was responsible for carrying out project design, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning. The owner terminated the contractor and sought damages recovery.

Offshore Oil and Gas

Australia

On behalf of an owner, analyzed its claim regarding defective designs and installations associated with an offshore gas production facility, pipeline, and onshore gas processing plant. Testified in arbitration.

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