Oil & Gas

This sector is partly related to the off-shore sector, however due to the scale of work conducted by our experts, this is a sector in its own right.  Our experts have advised on projects worldwide including in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and India.  Aspects advised on include oil refineries, oil and gas pipelines, and oil fields.

Oil & Gas examples

  • Major Oil Field Redevelopment

    Review of delay methodology for major oil field redevelopment project.

    Performed initial review and produced report on opposing party’s delay analysis methodology for a major oil field redevelopment in the Middle East. Project involved initial production facilities to process crude oil, associated gas and water from wells on three different sites, contributing to increased oil production. Following review, identified flaws and inconsistencies within the opposing delay analysis report and provided comments on our Client’s internal analysis of the same issues. 

  • Onshore Oil & Gas Field

    Contract termination stalls early production of onshore oil and gas field.

    Appointed to produce an expert delay report for an LCIA arbitration case relating to an onshore early production facility in the Middle East. The proposed 150,000 barrels of oil per day scheme included oil and gas gathering systems and pipelines, and associated sulphur handling and granulation plant. Report addressed matters relating to planning and programming with respect to the critical path and delays that occurred on the project, which was terminated during the detailed design stage.

  • LNG Terminal Jetty

    Independent expert advice for LNG terminal jetty arbitration case.

    Instructed to provide independent expert advice in the disciplines of programming and delay analysis and to produce an expert delay report for an ICC arbitration case for a US$1bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in South America, the first such facility in the southern hemisphere. The dispute relates to the extent and causes of delay to the project completion date for the construction of a 2km-long steel jetty structure and unloading platform under the Marine Works EPC Subcontract.

  • On-shore Oil Tank Farm

    Investigation of delays on Southern European oil tank farm.

    Appointed to produce independent expert report on issues relating to the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 630,000m³ onshore oil tank farm in Southern Europe. Associated facilities included pump station, substation, control/administration buildings, and truck loading facilities, together with jetty extending 1.5 km offshore, including topside facilities, mooring and loading platforms, marine loading arms, and associated pipework and civil works. Expert report considered variations, extension of time, design changes and delays to the EPC works.