PETROLEUM REFINING EXPERT WITNESSES

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-007187
This expert has over 36 years of experience in petroleum, biofuel, and chemical engineering. A senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, he has delivered over 50 presentations and speeches across the globe at conferences such as the World Fuels Conference. As a Product Manager with Crown Iron Works Company, this expert led their biodiesel initiative to position the company as a top firm in the biodiesel process technology market. At Delta-T ...
Expert Witness: E-010939
This highly qualified chemical engineer has more than 40 years of experience in the design and operation of petroleum refineries, oil terminals, and petrochemical plants. Much of his work originates at executing process simulators, including simulations in petroleum refining, ethylene, fine chemicals, reforming processes, dehydration, distillation, and gas processing. For the past 30+ years, this expert has been the President, Owner, and Engineering Manager for a large ...
Expert Witness: E-009330
This expert specializes in gas station and convenience store operations, management, and safety, with specific focus on site valuations, operating procedures, capital and expense management. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a MBA in Finance from Drexel University. He has 37 years of experience in the downstream petroleum refining and marketing industry with ARCO and BP. As President of BP West Coast Products, LLC and Vice President ...

PETROLEUM REFINING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Chemical Refinery Allegedly Causes Flooding To Surrounding Community PETROLEUM REFINING 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 …

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

Oil Industry Expert Investigates Cause Of Pump Explosion

This case involves the deaths of several workers following an explosion at an oil production and transfer site. Based on an initial investigation, the defendants state that the fire was caused by a transfer pump which was used to move oil between temporary …

Fracking Product Manufacturer Allegedly Infringes On Competitor’s Design PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

This case involves an intellectual property dispute surrounding the design and development of hydraulic fracking products. It was alleged that a manufacturer of said products used trade secrets from another prominent manufacturer to design a new fracking …

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

Fuel Industry Veteran Opines On Technology Patent Dispute

This case involves an intellectual 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 in the fi …

Chemical Engineering Expert Discusses Refinery Explosion PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

Chemical Engineering Expert Discusses Refinery Explosion

…  case involves a blast that occurred at a large petroleum refinery. At the time of the explosion, the plant was not operational and no petroleum products were being moved. Despite this, a reconstruction of the …

Offshore Oil Platform Worker Suffers Devastating Injuries in Workplace Accident PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

This case involves a man who was employed by an offshore drilling company in Florida. He worked as a roughneck, and was charged with helping to collect and organize pipes from the drill string as it was being extracted from the deep ocean well being drill …

Petroleum Engineering Expert Advises on Chemical Leak at Worksite PETROLEUM REFINING Expert Case

…  petroleum engineering expert witness with knowledge of safety management …  two workmen’s lungs. A lawsuit was filed and a petroleum engineering  expert witness was retained to discuss the likelihood …