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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Oil Field Systems experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Oil Field Systems landscape.
This expert has many years' experience in Oil & Gas Operations, and is a recognized pioneer in horizontal, Managed Pressure Drilling, Underbalanced and Casing Drilling. This expert is a registered Professional engineer, holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and is presently President and CEO of an Oil and Gas consulting firm. This expert presents frequently at industry conferences, and consistently works for clients that are well-known in the industry.
This expert is an old school veteran of the Oil and Gas industry with many years' experience. This expert directed a team of research and development professionals to perfect a drilling measurement device. This expert holds two drilling-related patents and has experience as an expert witness, writing reports and testifying. This expert has extensive knowledge of rigs, drilling, engineering, oil spills, and failure analysis. This expert's expertise stretches across a wide range of equipment in nearly every application and in nearly every drilling environment.
This expert has a Ph.D. and is a gas and oil engineer and expert witness with hands-on industry experience with large industry players. A former full professor of oil and gas engineering, this expert was department head of three departments of Petroleum and Geological Engineering during this expert's tenure. This expert holds multiple patents and is well published. This expert has significant experience as an expert witness in Fracking and other cases involving oil and gas engineering.
This expert began a career in the oil and gas industry, where this expert worked as an Engineer in the Materials Technology Group diagnosing corrosion and water treating issues in upstream production facilities. This expert then became a plant engineer at a large gas processing facility, where this expert was responsible for the support of various gas processing units and gas compression facilities.
This expert worked as a Process Engineer in the Process Engineering Division. This expert developed conceptual designs for onshore production facilities and pipelines to process and transport high paraffin crude oil in arctic environments. This expert was assigned to a subsidiary where this expert performed general process troubleshooting and optimization, technical service work, and project economic analysis for offshore platforms.
This expert then moved to an assignment as Process Engineer on the gas offtake team, responsible for evaluating alternatives for transporting and processing gas. This expert was responsible for performance testing equipment, evaluating expansion projects and performing a rebuild on a fire-damaged offshore platform. This expert provided technical and project support to evaluate asset acquisition opportunities. This expert was responsible for leading a multi-discipline engineering team through the detailed engineering and construction phases of the project.
This expert became the Leader of New Developments, where this expert was responsible for providing concept selection and economic evaluation of all major projects. As part of this effort, this expert and team developed the Development and Production plans and worked closely with various governmental bodies and partner organizations to obtain approvals for these plans and for developing Field Development Plans. This expert became Project Manager for a multi-platform shallow water oil field development. This expert was responsible for leading a team through concept selection, pre-project planning, and scoping and bidding of the Front-End Engineering Design contract.
This expert implemented industry-standard project Front End Loading principles, practices and discipline to the asset by mandating the use of standard designs and a competitive bidding process to reduce costs. This expert developed contracting strategy to reduce costs and execution cycle time while leveraging company resources to maximum benefit, and instituted procedures to ensure safety and integrity of new facilities, and incorporated procurement and planning into the team.
This expert was responsible for completing construction and the start-up of a major gas plant designed to recover methane and helium from a high-acid gas feed stream. This expert also completed a study to determine the cost and schedule to replace the existing gas plant with a Selexol process designed to recover carbon dioxide (CO2) and reject hydrogen sulfide (H2S) from the feed gas. This expert began a consulting career, where this expert had a variety of diverse assignments involving insurance claims, construction disputes, gas transmission issues, oil and gas field operational issues.
This expert is a Petroleum and Drilling Engineering expert, bringing to the table many years of extensive experience in the areas of the operation and maintenance of oil drilling rigs. This expert has designed and supervised many drilling projects as an engineer, rig supervisor, and drilling manager. This expert’s expertise in rig design includes projects for new and refurbished onshore and offshore rigs, making this expert well aware of the various rig components, how they work, and issues that occur during a drilling operation. This expert is the Principal of a well-respected and highly successful consultancy specializing in oil and gas matters.
This expert designed well projects for various fields and zones within these oil and gas fields. This expert supervised drilling rigs for an ongoing development program and designed and oversaw drilling programs for a wide variety of development and exploration wells. This expert oversaw rig operations, new facilities installations, and production optimization. This expert designed development drilling programs to build on existing production, as well as oversaw expansion into new fields This expert has been in charge of drilling new wells, well completions, and increasing production of existing wells. This expert’s extensive experience with well operations has made this expert familiar with the equipment required to do the work.
This expert has an extensive litigation background having worked on over 50 cases while providing expert reports, depositions, and trial testimony.
This expert is a partner in a law firm and an experienced oil and gas litigator. This expert earned a JD and is Board Certified in Oil and Gas. This expert is involved in the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of a State Bar. This expert is involved in an Oil and Gas Pattern Jury Charge Committee. This expert has authored and presented numerous papers at industry and legal conferences, establishing this expert as an authority in mineral rights/land use issues as they pertain specifically to oil and gas.
This expert earned a Masters of Science degree in Industrial Health and has many years of experience in environmental engineering, industrial hygiene and building materials exposure assessment. This expert directed several multimillion dollar environmental remediation projects, superfund and environmental site and public health investigations including some with high public profiles. This expert has been retained as an expert witness in class action toxic tort litigation support for industrial clients and has testified at trial in defense of an oil refinery for a matter related to air quality impact from a large oil spill. This expert has a wealth of expert witness experience, including matters involving alleged chemical and biological exposure-related personal injury claims. This expert has provided deposition and testimony at trial.
This expert is a CPA with a national oil and gas practice. This expert got a start rough-necking on oil and gas drilling rigs. This expert is a member of national and local Gas Associations and has a focus on regulatory accounting and finance. As Rate Manager for a Gas Company this expert assisted a number of water, wastewater, and gas distribution clients with rate case filings before various regulatory authorities in a number of states and is familiar with rate design issues. This expert contributed to multiple projects pertaining to the then pending merger with a large publicly traded corporation. This expert has provided testimony in numerous proceedings.