Oil/Gas Expert Witness 530487

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oil & gas energy with expertise in plant operations, project management, project engineering, construction management, process/facilities engineering, technical and contract due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, process technology licensing, and oil & gas facility commissioning. I have additional knowledge in LNG and oil terminal projects, gas and liquids pipelines, turbine- driven compressor and generator units, liquids pumping stations, condensate stabilization facilities, polymer production, GTL/CTL plants, NGL extraction trains, gas treatment units, petrochemical manufacturing complexes, refinery revamps and additions, offshore fixed platforms and floating production systems handling oil & gas production, fossil-fuel power plants, and oil sands facilities. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an oil and gas energy expert witness for more than 20 years.

Offshore Oil Gas Engineering Expert Witness 530434

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience working in offshore oil and gas field development. My expertise includes offshore field development – subsea, umbilicals, risers, & pipeline systems; mooring & offloading; LNG terminals / FSRUs / small scale LNG: LNG terminals- FSRU, FLSU, FSU, onshore modules & gas facilities, small scale LNG vessels, liquefaction facilities, small scale LNG/CNG, and LNG bunkering. I have provided my services for more than 10 years as an oil and gas expert witness.

Maritime Expert Witness 523682

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' maritime experience with expertise in offshore supply vessels, passenger vessels, and commercial fishing vessels; marine safety and nautical education; international maritime organization (IMO) regulations and United States federal maritime regulations. I have prior experience as a maritime expert witness.

Oil & Gas Pipeline Expert Witness Texas 516019

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical and structural engineering and project management in the upstream and midstream oil & gas industries. My expertise consists of risk assessment, inspection, data integration, data validation, asset fitness-for-service and design life extension analyses for fixed equipment, such as pipelines, process piping, pressure vessels, and tanks. I have offered consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a pipeline regulations expert witness.

Mineral Processing Expert Witness 403237

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the Mineral Processing Industry with expertise in tailings and long distance concentrate pipelines, feasibility study, detailed design, mud-drilling and off-shore deep wells, and hydraulic design. I have additional experience in the design of Slurry Pumps, API Pumps, Compressors and Turbines; Pressure Vessels Packages; corrosion for refineries and mining extraction; and engineering hydrocrackers, particularly catalyst based slurry hydrocrackers. I have prior experience providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a mineral processing expert witness.

Maritime Expert NY 519133

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the Maritime Industry, I have particular knowledge of matters involving ships, ports and terminals, including oil/gas offshore installations, machinery failure investigation propulsion and ship component design, project management, and ship inspection. I have additional experience in maritime education and training in U.K, the Caribbean and U.S.A. I have prior expert witness experience.

Offshore Engineering Expert 519780

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years in the Merchant Marine and Offshore Oil/Gas Industries with a particular focus in Structural steel/aluminum design and analysis; Due diligence support to ship owners/operators; Advisor to US Port Authorities on connection of merchant ships to Shore Power ("Cool Ironing"); and the Project management of large engineering projects (Structural, Electrical, HVAC, Piping, Outfitting, Machinery / Equipment installations, Hydraulic systems). I have experience with Oversight and budget responsibilities for large complex marine engineering projects, naval architecture, and structural engineering with design and construction in both steel and aluminum.

Naval Architecture Expert 520189

Expertise Description

My background in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering spans over 45 years with expertise in the design, analysis, and consulting of vessel types include tanker, dry bulk, container, ro/ro, passenger, supply, research, diving support, jack ups, floaters, dry docks, etc. and have complied with applicable ocean or inland rules and regulations. I have additional expertise in producing a large number of trim and stability booklets and personally conducting a large number of inclining experiments and deadweight; sea trials; surveys; thruster installations for dynamic positioning; mooring and anchoring systems; conversion projects and new vessel designs. I have prior expert witness and testimony experience.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 59093

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the field as a Petroleum Engineer, I have also earned certifications as Fire and Explosion Investigator and as a Fire Investigator Instructor. I am an experienced drilling (land, offshore and deepwater), production and completion engineer specializing in, among other areas well and blowout control, drilling planning and operations, site supervision, rig and site safety, drilling rigs, drilling optimization and drilling problems, production impairment/restoration, and fracturing. Most of my research and development efforts are in the field of drilling and related problems. I have developed the vertical intervention concept from a floater, offset kill concept from a barge and design concepts for shallow gas diverters. Also, I have done research in the area of differential pressure pipe sticking. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

maritime 503840

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Maritime industry. My formal education and training includes navigation, marine transportation, human factors, accident investigation, hazardous materials, and marine safety. I have served at sea aboard both merchant ships and naval ships as an officer. As an Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation, I have taught upper-division marine transportation courses in navigation, seamanship, collision regulations, and deck safety. As a marine expert, I have investigated over 400 accidents, which involved collisions, deepwater investigations, allisions, fires/explosions, cargo loss/damage, slips-trips-falls, personal watercraft (jetski) accidents, mooring line mishaps, marina accidents, and human factors issues. I have additional experience with warnings & labels, aids to navigation, design defects, navigation practice, HAZMAT, Coast Guard regulations, OSHA regulations, standards of care, standards of practice, seamanship issues, collision regulations, right-of-way between vessels, seaworthiness, stairways, ladders, environmental issues, vessel maneuvering, storm warnings, fall protection, safe speed, excessive speed, proper lookout, cargo documentation, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) stowage/handling, pipeline allisions, offshore platforms, recreational boats, cruise ships, drillships, mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, pilot ladders, radar data, ship handling, ocean shipping, bulk liquid cargo handling, cargo contamination, personal injuries, medical first aid/treatment, deck gratings, and deck coatings. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Offshore petroleum Expert 503796

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Liquid Petroleum Industry with expertise in Offshore Petroleum Terminals. I have experience with liquid petroleum (crude, products) and gas (LNG, LPG) cargo handling and storage facilities, single point mooring (SPM), Multi-Buoy Mooring (MBM/CBM), and offshore cargo transfer systems (FPSO). I have additional experience with oil and gas pipelines, manifolds, pigging and PLEMs (land/submarine), and Military marine terminals and home-porting facilities. My specific areas of expertise are conceptual development, pipe flow and hydraulic analysis, pipe system stress analysis, stress and vibration, piping & pipe support design, pipeline on-bottom stability, pigging, prime movers, spill containment, spill booms and hazard analysis and risk assessment (HAZOP), vibration analysis & machinery diagnostics, and pipeline integrity and FFS assessment. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

marine petroleum 503848

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Marine-Petroleum Industry with expertise in helping clients understand and mitigate risk in chartering and operating petroleum tank ships. I have experience with voyage and time charter petroleum tanker operations, tanker inspection and vetting administration, due diligence review of tanker and barge fleet acquisitions, incident investigation and arbitration tribunal attendance, and harbor and export system project evaluation. I have additional knowledge of offshore petroleum production; major shipyard modification program management and quality control, major oil spill response, deep-draft marine petroleum storage terminal operations, and preparation of USCG approved petroleum tanker operating procedures. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Oil & Gas Equipment 160956

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and equipment engineering, with an emphasis on equipment used in oil and gas field servicing. My expertise includes: triplex / quintiplex pumps and pumping systems; jet, batch, and recirculating mixers; cement / sand bulk handling systems; coil tubing injectors; carbon dioxide / nitrogen equipment; equipment packaging on trucks, trailers, skids, barges, and offshore installations; engine, transmission, and various drive train systems for pumps, vehicles, and auxiliary equipment; hydraulic fracturing; cementing; acidizing; blenders; cooling system design for engine, transmission, pumps, and hydraulics; hydraulic applications; open and closed loop circuits; truck chassis and trailer design; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), and environmental regulations; and wireline trucks. I have additional expertise in design, manufacturing, problem solving, improvement of existing equipment, fleet evaluation, equipment personnel training, and safety training. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Coastal Engineering 96979

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oceanography, specializing in coastal engineering. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal development / engineering / processes; data analysis; environmental monitoring; estuarian dynamics; hydrology; kelp reefs; lagoons; maritime engineering; nearshore oceanography; numerical modeling; offshore structure design; reefs; shoreline changes; simulations; structural dynamics analysis; tsunamis; water quality monitoring; wave measurements and climate cycles; and wetlands restoration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction 48086

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer and licensed general contractor in consulting, design, construction project management, university teaching, and research. I specializes in structural analysis / design, damage and failure investigations, and construction defects / accidents. I have expertise in performance evaluation of constructed facilities including the effects of natural (wind, earthquake, flood, fire) and man-made (vibrations, blast and impact) hazards, damage assessment, and repair and retrofit design. Has served as an expert on small and multi-million-dollar claims. My experience includes buildings, bridges, concrete cooling towers, offshore platforms, silos, damage investigation of single and multi-family residential, commercial and historic buildings, storage tanks and underground water conduits, blast in underground coal mines, explosion in a chemical plant, effect demolition, pile driving and new construction on adjacent buildings, excessive floor vibrations, cracking, settlement, wind, fire and flooding damage, foundation distress, retaining walls, slabs and pavements, evaluation of defective concrete, terrazzo and other construction materials, water intrusion damage, contract disputes, product liability, accidents, personal injury, property damage, and failures during construction. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Structural Engineering 169501

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Structural Engineering. My experience includes soil mechanics, soil dynamics, arctic engineering, earthquake engineering, and engineering seismology. My projects involve dams and embankments, high-rise buildings, major industrial and refinery installations, offshore platforms, port and harbor facilities, bridges, wind storms, nuclear power plants, liquid natural gas facilities, underground repositories for nuclear waste disposal, industrial disposal sites, and pipelines and transmission lines. I have prior expert witness experience.