ENERGY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-126929
This oil and gas accounting expert is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, where he earned his BA in accounting. He began his career in the Pittsburgh Assurance & Advisory Services practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP, working on public and private engagements in the energy, financial, and manufacturing sectors. The expert went on to establish his own public accounting and oil and gas consulting firm and currently ...
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-079384
This expert has more than 25 years of real estate experience in domestic and international markets. She advises public and private companies, lenders, hedge funds and secured and unsecured creditors on complex real estate issues. Specific areas of professional expertise include dispute resolution, the valuation of loan and REIT portfolios, strategic planning for the acquisition and disposition of major real estate assets, the marketability and feasibility of large scale ...
Expert Witness: E-029200
This extremely qualified expert has years of experience in human factors, machine design and systems methodologies as they apply to the prevention of injury involving industrial and agricultural equipment. He received his MEA degree from George Washington University and his PhD degree in industrial engineering from West Virginia University. He is a member of multiple professional associations, including the American Society of Safety Engineers and the System Safety ...
Expert Witness: E-008437
This expert has over 25 years of experience, transitioning through the professional disciplines of accounting, tax, law and finance, including public accounting and private law practice, as well as legal and corporate finance executive positions with Oryx Energy (now Anadarko Petroleum), Verizon and GreenTech Petroleum. He leverages on multi-disciplinary skill-sets in overseeing capital structure, determining the optimum mix of debt, equity and internal financing, ...
Expert Witness: E-013985
This HVAC expert has more than 35 years in the HVAC and energy industry. He has extensive experience managing individual retail locations, as well as service as a regional manager with 300-400 employees. He specializes in providing training, sales, and marketing services to the HVAC, propane, and heating oil industry. He has developed and implemented marketing programs to increase customer bases and turnaround losses in the HVAC industry. He has experience establishing ...
Expert Witness: E-008487
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the heating and cooling industry. He is an industry leader in energy efficient heating and cooling techniques and has also been invited to speak at several national HVAC conferences. He has experience investigating cases involving heating and cooling mishaps including water heater explosions. Since 1972, he has been operating his own heating and cooling services provider.
Expert Witness: E-007462
This expert has over 35 years of advisory and energy industry experience for both domestic and international projects. As Director of Forensics and Dispute Services for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, he consulted with a Moroccan oil and gas company in an international fraud dispute involving an oil service technology company, while he provided expert testimony and analysis for a separate multimillion dollar lawsuit involving oil and gas fraud. He also provided ...
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 ...

ENERGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Utility Company Violates Wind Farm Development Contract ENERGY Expert Case

Utility Company Violates Wind Farm Development Contract

…  case involves a public utility company and a green energy supplier that entered into a contract under which the public utility …  to making an equity investment into a wind farm the green energy supplier built. The public utility company failed to make the investment, claiming that the green energy supplier failed to meet certain conditions precedent in the contract to …

Chemical Refinery Allegedly Causes Flooding To Surrounding Community ENERGY Expert Case

This case involves residents of a small town in Alabama who suffered severe flooding and subsequent property damages after a hurricane. It was alleged that a local petrochemical refinery complex dammed up a bayou without warning nearby residents. It was fu …

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire ENERGY Expert Case

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire

This case involves an expansive wildfire in Texas that destroyed more than 3,000 structures and resulted in multiple deaths. Investigations have concluded that the majority of the fire was caused by equipment and infrastructure maintained by a major elec …

Energy Company Breaches Equity Investment Contract ENERGY Expert Case

Energy Company Breaches Equity Investment Contract

…  dispute between a public utility company and a renewable energy company. The companies entered into a contract under which the utility …  making an equity investment into a wind farm the renewable energy company built. The utility company failed to make the investment, …

Energy Company Allegedly Misallocates Capital Expenditures ENERGY Expert Case

Energy Company Allegedly Misallocates Capital Expenditures

…  case involves a class action against an energy storage company. The class action was filed on behalf of a putative …  for accounting purposes. This suit sought to compel the energy company to act in accordance with the terms of the partnership agreement …  oil recovery process and experience working for an energy company was sought to discuss how capital expenditures should be …

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient ENERGY Expert Case

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient

…  burns to her skin from the high-intensity electrical energy. The patient had to undergo plastic surgery to remove scar tissue as a …

Premature Birth Causes Inquiry Into Marijuana’s Prenatal Effects ENERGY Expert Case

…  power company for her child’s premature birth, but the energy company tried to introduce evidence that the premature birth was caused …  and hemp use. Plaintiff sought an expert in nuclear energy safety for this …