Refineries, Petrochemical, and Chemical


On behalf of an owner, analyzed a Canadian contractor’s $25 million delay and disruption claim against the owner of a refinery. The venue was international arbitration under UNCITRAL arbitration rules. The contractor’s scope of work involved the construction of a new visbreaker unit, modernization of instrumentation facilities, and a revamp of a fluid catalytic cracker oil upgrading process unit. The project further involved the organization of thousands of documents and assessments of alleged delays and disruption impacts identified in change orders, correspondence, meeting minutes, disruption notices, monthly progress reports, and CPM updates. The scope of work also included a detailed CPM schedule analysis and the quantification of damages. Prepared an expert report in international arbitration prior to settlement of the dispute.


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