Petroleum Industry Economics Analyst

Case Description:

A petroleum industry economics analyst was needed for a breach of contract suit over a build and lease agreement in connection with a deep-water oil drilling rig. A prominent oil & gas off-shore drilling contractor claimed that a leading international energy company engaged in off-shore oil & gas exploration and production breached the terms of a build and lease agreement involving delivery of a deep-water oil drilling rig, resulting in substantial monetary losses.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate a petroleum industry economics analyst with extensive understanding of the global petroleum and off-shore drilling industries. This expert was required to have significant knowledge and understanding of the petroleum industry, economic factors which affect its dynamics and shape corporate energy development strategies, and associated economic conditions with the Gulf of Mexico.

Experts Presented:

  • Energy Industry Expert Industry

    This energy industry expert has over forty years of worldwide experience in the evaluation and management of energy projects. He is currently president and founder of a petroleum consulting firm that provides petroleum engineering and economic analysis to government entities, independent oil and gas operators, and private investors. This expert is an associate for an organization dedicated to development of unconventional fuels in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and also serves as director of an international management consulting firm specializing in appraisals of resource-oriented projects in underdeveloped areas of the world. Previously, this expert was employed by a major international oil & gas company, where he worked in two of the company’s research laboratories. This expert holds a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in chemical engineering. IMS Reference #5090291.

  • Petroleum Industry Economics Expert

    This petroleum industry expert has more than twenty-five years of experience in the global energy sector as an engineer, consultant, and expert witness. He specializes in complex commercial disputes involving engineering evaluation, modeling and forecasting, and financial analysis. He has experience in both advisory and litigation-related matters and addresses transactions and contract disputes where significant overlay to an economic matter is involved. He has served as vice president in the energy practice group of a global economic consulting firm and co-head of the energy group at a global financial services institution. This expert is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) and holds a B.S., with distinction, in mechanical engineering and M.B.A., also with distinction, from a prominent university. In addition, this expert holds a certificate in Nuclear Engineering and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from one of the nation’s leading universities. IMS Reference #5089818

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