DRILLING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-032905
This expert has more than 35 years of experience in the maritime and offshore oil & gas industries including an active seagoing career as a deck officer on tankers and bulk carriers; terminal controller in a container terminal responsible for the loading and discharging of ocean-going container vessels; master/offshore installation manager of semi-submersible drilling rigs; and marine surveying involved with all types of surveys in the offshore industry. He is a Master ...
Expert Witness: E-280484
This qualified expert holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Licensing Professional as well as an Certified Valuation Analyst. He specializes in intellectual property damages analysis including reasonable royalty and lost profit calculations. With more than 17 years experience in the fields of intellectual property assertion, intellectual property monetization, trademark disputes, copyright, breach of contract disputes, commercial business ...
Expert Witness: E-166729
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years in the Safety, Health and Risk Management field. After receiving his BS in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University, this expert went on to receive Master Certificates in Project Management and Executive Leadership for Safety Professionals from Boston University and Harvard University respectively. He also received his law degree from Champlain College. This expert is a member of the American Society ...
Expert Witness: E-141993
This active consulting petroleum engineer has extensive experience in the drilling, completion, and operational planning on hundreds of vertical and horizontal wells. He earned his BS in Petroleum Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University and began his career with Chevron. He then worked as a Drilling Rep & Production Engineer for Mesa Petroleum Co. and as a Operations Manager for Foran Oil Co. The expert spent 23 years with Read & Stevens, where he ...
Expert Witness: E-030948
This expert is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. He has comprehensive hands-on experience in drilling and production operations both onshore and offshore. His background, with major oil companies and independent producers, includes direct responsibility for drilling, production, equipment selection, facility design, and more. He has held top positions at such companies as Comstock Resources, Nexen Petroleum, and Hunt ...
Expert Witness: E-019331
This highly qualified expert has 25+ years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry developing and implementing tactics and strategies to optimize utilization of assets and maximize ROI. He has four years of consulting experience in E&P, with an emphasis on Natural Gas drilling costs and Enhanced Oil recovery and insights in Upstream oil trends. His has also experience on Wall Street with a boutique brokerage firm with exposure to securities, fixed income and ...
Expert Witness: E-008083
This expert has been working with floating drilling and production vessels for over 40 years. He completed his undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering in Hong Kong prior to earning an M.S. and Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of Houston. He began his career as a Design Engineer and Computer Specialist with The Offshore Company, where for 6 years he performed analyses for the design and operation of floating drilling vessels, including conducting ...
Expert Witness: E-007464
This expert has been working in the petroleum industry for over 40 years. He has worked for numerous petroleum and energy firms in a variety of capacities, from production and drilling accountant and oil and gas accountant to senior internal auditor, control analyst, audit manager, and senior staff auditor. Awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, he holds a number of certifications for auditing, fraud examination, and consulting, while ...

DRILLING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Oil Field Worker is Seriously Injured in Vehicle Roll Over Accident DRILLING Expert Case

…  permanently injured while working as an employee at an oil drilling site. At the time of the incident in question, the man had been tasked with operating a tracked vehicle that was equipped with a drilling apparatus used for geological sampling. The vehicle had been heavily …

Fracking Expert Opines on Intellectual Property Dispute DRILLING Expert Case

This case is an intellectual property (IP) dispute involving fracking and petroleum products and applications in Pennsylvania. A major designer and manufacturer of heavy equipment used in hydraulic fracturing had accused one of it’s primary competitors –  …

Land Rig Worker Sustains Injury Due to Lack of Proper Training DRILLING Expert Case

This case involves an injury to a worker on a land rig. The plaintiff was working on a land rig, and he was repairing a 23-foot pipe. While the operator was handling the machine, he went to raise the pipe, and it was raised in an alleged negligent manner.  …