Oil and Gas Expert Witnesses
What is an oil and gas expert witness?
Oil and gas expert witnesses are typically have extensive experience in gas pipelines, energy strategy, safety engineering, chemical engineering, and/or renewable energy. Oil expert witnesses have experience in drilling or crude oil. Gas expert witness experience with pipelines, petroleum, and/or regulatory compliance provides expertise for both gasoline and natural gas matters. Petroleum expert witnesses are called on for matters related to refining fields or hydraulic fracking. The chosen expert witness could be actively involved with an industry organization such the American Society of Gas Engineers (ASGS), the US Oil & Gas Association, and/or the Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE).
What types of cases require an oil and gas expert witness?
Oil and gas experts are often sought after for cases involving product liability, failure analysis project, environmental issues, intellectual property disputes, contract disputes, catastrophic incidents, natural gas regulatory matters, and assisting investigators with an accident investigation.
Oil and gas expert witness case examples
Cahn Litigation Services has years of experience locating expert witnesses, on behalf of either the plaintiff or defendant, that can support oil and gas matters. Representative matters that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced expert witnesses for include:
- hydraulic fracturing in the Houston, Texas area,
- a Louisiana drilling dispute,
- property damage valuation in Pennsylvania,
- a geologist to support a New York accident reconstruction,
- fracking work in Colorado,
- OSHA compliance at gas plants, and
- reservoir engineering.
What litigation support work might an oil and gas expert witness be expected to perform?
Expert witness services by an oil and gas expert could include arbitrations, forensic engineering, depositions, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, asset valuations, and courtroom testimony. In addition, clients may seek a professional engineer or petroleum industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an oil and gas expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience. The firm has an earned reputation for providing candidates suited to each unique project.
Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Oil and Gas experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Oil and Gas landscape.