Energy Industry

  • Investigated and ultimately provided expert testimony regarding fraudulent activity and other breaches of fiduciary duties by management of a bunker fuel production company.
  • Worked closely with counsel of a large integrated supermajor to evaluate business loss claims resulting from an offshore oil spill.
  • Consulted with a large E&P company to help it understand its current royalty calculation processes, understand necessary changes for lease compliance, and calculated royalty true- up amounts.
  • Consulted with a major E&P company to evaluate and remediate elements of the processes surrounding its calculation and payment of oil and gas royalties.
  • Calculated investment and net proceeds of properties subject to a lease termination.
  • Analyzed losses claimed by a drilling company resulting from an alleged faulty drilling rig.
  • Analyzed losses claimed by a large E&P company against its broker who performed services for the company and also held a carried working interest.
  • Analyzed losses claimed by a Chinese drilling pipe manufacturer resulting from a purchaser’s failure to accept pipe it ordered.
  • Analyzed losses related to an Eagle Ford investment opportunity allegedly usurped from a developer by a financier.
  • Calculated losses resulting from an E&P company’s failure to repay contractual investment returns to a financing company.
  • Analyzed damages claimed by a gas utility resulting from excessive production of gas from a Niobrara gas field.
  • Determined the fair market value of oil and gas leases in accordance with AIPCA Standards on Valuation Services.
  • Assisted the restructuring of bank debt of an E&P company, including an analysis of the value of deep water to brown water reserves.
  • Calculated financial losses of a gas processing plant due to a pipeline’s mismanagement of delivery volumes.
  • Evaluated lost profits resulting from damage to the salt dome storage infrastructure of a major chemical manufacturer. Calculated operational losses, raw materials costs increases, and out of pocket costs.
  • Provided expert testimony regarding determinations of solvency and alter ego claims of a downstream parent and its subsidiaries.
  • Provided expert testimony regarding the lost business opportunities of a Jones Act- protected drilling support vessel that experienced a construction delay.
  • Evaluated the exposure to damages for an alternative power producer located in environmentally sensitive regions that was seeking to switch from wood to coal fired power generation.
  • Performed damage determinations in connection with the construction of various power and co-generation facilities for industrial contractors and owners.
  • Provided damages rebuttal for a pvc producer in connection with allegation of breaching a 50 year vendor supply contract.
  • Provided expert testimony regarding business interruption damages alleged by one of the world’s largest chemical processors.