OIL AND GAS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-261097
This highly qualified project and construction management expert has over 30 years of professional experience in his field. He received his BS in industrial engineering and technology from East Central University and his MBA from Robert Kennedy College. He is a certified facilitator of incident and root cause analysis investigations and is certified by OSHA in construction safety. He has published over 15 papers, publications and manuals related to topics in his field. ...
Expert Witness: E-261564
This highly qualified expert in oil and gas earned his BS from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and two MS degrees from the University of Manchester and the University of London. He has over 30 years of experience in petroleum engineering and has published over 20 papers related to the oil and gas industry. He is a certified engineer and is a member of various professional societies, including the Energy Institute and the Society of Petroleum ...
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-157161
This expert on Oil and Gas Engineering has been in the industry for 30+ years. He has experience with engineering, engineering management, and forensic engineering investigations. He possesses a thorough understanding of design, construction, and operational needs. He obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from New Mexico State University and his MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston. He is a certified Professional Engineer in TX and is currently ...
Expert Witness: E-173698
This qualified expert is a professional engineer who earned his BS from Texas A&M University and his MBA from the University of Houston. He is an advisory board member of GasPro Americas and the Gas to Liquid Technology Forum. Formerly, this expert has served various roles in the gas industry such as an Energy Consultant for Purvin & Gertz, a Gas Plants Manager for Hess Corporation, a VP at NextEra Energy Resources, and a Gas Processing Instructor at John M. Campbell & ...
Expert Witness: E-060467
This expert is a health & safety expert in oil and gas, construction and mining drawing on his advanced education and about 20 years experience teaching safety practices and techniques reducing incidents and reducing costs/losses. He has worked at a variety of mining, petroleum, and construction companies as their lead environmental health and safety specialist. He has extensive experience drafting and implementing safety and environmental programs and field safety audit ...
Expert Witness: E-044958
This qualified expert of Fracking Tools & Applications obtained his BS in Chemistry from Oklahoma State University and is a member of multiple Chemistry and Petroleum Professional Societies. This expert has more than forty five years of experience in both research, development, and field use of acidizing and fracturing fluids. He has worldwide experience in fracturing and acidizing stimulation, completion, well control operations, and knowledge of equipment and tools ...
Expert Witness: E-036519
This expert has been a pioneer in the field of seismic reservoir characterization for over 30 years, with his research interests including borehole geophysics and hydraulic fracturing. He obtained over a dozen US and worldwide patents for his work and sold this technology to Western-Atlas International, where it became part of a suite of on-site drill products. In 1992 he became a member of the Engineering Faculty at the prestigious University of California at Berkeley. ...
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-021123
This expert is a certified OSHA outreach instructor , teaches OSHA compliance, and has spent many years focusing on the safety direction for construction, oil and gas companies. He earned his Masters Degree in Occupational Safety & Health from Columbia Southern University and has held numerous safety management positions. In addition to his leadership roles in the oil and gas space, he is a licensed paramedic. Currently, this expert is the Owner and Operator of an ...

OIL AND GAS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Maritime Safety Expert Investigates Cause Of An Offshore Vessel Injury OIL AND GAS Expert Case

…  the plaintiff, Torrey Thomas, alleged that he tripped and fell after his boot became caught in a drainage hole on the tension leg …  During this time, the expert’s work included examining oil field platforms for compliance with applicable regulation. Considering that …

Chemical Refinery Allegedly Causes Flooding To Surrounding Community OIL AND GAS Expert Case

…  of a small town in Alabama who suffered severe flooding and subsequent property damages after a hurricane. It was alleged that a local …  refinery purposely pushed floodwater away from their plant and into the surrounding town knowing that it would cause severe property …

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Electrical Utility Provider Allegedly Causes Widespread Fire

…  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 electrical utility provider. As part …  familiar with fire risk mitigation, emergency operations, and transmission/distribution was sought to consult on the …

Oil and Gas Lessee Fails To Pay Owed Royalties OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Oil and Gas Lessee Fails To Pay Owed Royalties

…  case involves a lessee who allegedly failed to pay oil and gas royalties owed to the owner of the mineral rights. According to the …

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion

…  the deaths of several workers following an explosion at an oil production and transfer site. Based on an initial investigation, the defendants state that …

Exposed Natural Gas Meter Causes Fatal Explosion OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Exposed Natural Gas Meter Causes Fatal Explosion

…  case involves a gas mater placed by a natural gas company in the parking lot of a hospital in …  an ambulance carrying a critically injured patient and 4 emergency medical personnel jumped the curb and rammed into the gas meter. The impact caused an explosion. That killed the …

Energy Company Allegedly Misallocates Capital Expenditures OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Energy Company Allegedly Misallocates Capital Expenditures

…  in accordance with the terms of the partnership agreement and sought money damages for past harm inflicted. A senior business or …  expert with a practical understanding of the enhanced oil recovery process and experience working for an energy company was sought to …

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute OIL AND GAS Expert Case

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute

…  property dispute between two fuel companies over gasoline blending. The patent in question allowed for the accurate blending of the gasoline at the point of distribution based on its volatility level. An expert …  blending with considerable experience in designing and engineering similar technology was sought to discuss the extent of the …

Forensic Engineer Determines Cause Of Gas Turbine Explosion OIL AND GAS Expert Case

…  case involves a gas turbine explosion at a power plant in New Mexico that killed 2 workers. …  erosion damage causing changes in the blade profiles and airflow. The turbine in question was only a few years old and, according to the manufacturer, should not have suffered from abrasion so …

Substandard Industrial Safety Blamed For Commercial Aircraft Fire OIL AND GAS Expert Case

…  aircraft fire. The fire occurred at an industrial gas dispensing station. As one of the pilots was dispensing the gas, the pump sparked and caused the plane to catch on fire and explode. Further investigation …