Lawsonline™  Directory  Expert Witness  Oil and Gas

Deatech Consulting Company
Montgomery, Texas
203 Sarasota Circle South, 77356


Contact:  Don Deaver, PE
http://rddeaver.com
936-449-6937 Or Toll Free
rdd5703@aol.com
203 Sarasota Circle South
Montgomery, Texas 77356

Contact:  Don Deaver, PE
http://rddeaver.com
936-449-6937
rdd5703@aol.com
Don Deaver, PE, has over 48 years experience including over 33 years with Exxon Pipeline Company and over 14 years as an independent consultant and expert witness. In over 80% of the cases he has covered, he has worked for the plaintiff.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Failure Analysis,  Oil and Gas,  Petroleum Engineering,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Refineries, 


Don Deaver, PE, has over 48 years experience including over 33 years with Exxon Pipeline Company and over 14 years as an independent consultant and expert witness. In over 80% of the cases he has covered, he has worked for the plaintiff.

Energy Research Center, Inc.
Easton, Connecticut
35 Fawn Road, 06612


Contact:  John E. Batey PE
http://www.lawsonline.com/website/182
203-459-0353 Or Toll Free
erc@optonline.net
35 Fawn Road
Easton, Connecticut 06612

Contact:  John E. Batey PE
http://www.lawsonline.com/website/182
203-459-0353
erc@optonline.net
Principal Engineer and Laboratory Manager at Brookhaven National Laboratory for five years, and developed and operated a test facility for evaluating oil and gas-fired space heating equipment for the U.S. Department of Energy. Experience in Carbon Monoxide testing and investigations. Chairman of Carbon Monoxide Workshop at the Oil Heat Technology Conference held at Brookhaven in April 1997 and performed on-going research for more than 30 years on Carbon Monoxide production by combustion heating equipment. This work included: test program design and operation, data analysis, preparation of engineering reports, and technical presentations. He has also prepared engineering reports and provided testimony as an expert witness on behalf of fuel companies, equipment manufacturers, and others on issues that include combustion forensics, product liability, carbon monoxide exposure, fires, fuel oil leaks, equipment malfunctions, soot damage, and personal injury.
Information:  
Carbon Monoxide,  Combustion and Incineration,  Fire and Explosions,  HVAC Investigations,  Oil and Gas, 


Principal Engineer and Laboratory Manager at Brookhaven National Laboratory for five years, and developed and operated a test facility for evaluating oil and gas-fired space heating equipment for the U.S. Department of Energy. Experience in Carbon Monoxide testing and investigations. Chairman of Carbon Monoxide Workshop at the Oil Heat Technology Conference held at Brookhaven in April 1997 and performed on-going research for more than 30 years on Carbon Monoxide production by combustion heating equipment. This work included: test program design and operation, data analysis, preparation of engineering reports, and technical presentations. He has also prepared engineering reports and provided testimony as an expert witness on behalf of fuel companies, equipment manufacturers, and others on issues that include combustion forensics, product liability, carbon monoxide exposure, fires, fuel oil leaks, equipment malfunctions, soot damage, and personal injury.

Desert Rain Consulting
Farmington, New Mexico
4109 Saint Michaels Drive, 87401


Contact:  John Caldwell, PE
www.linkedin.com/pub/john-caldwell/39/a66/58
505-860-9155 Or Toll Free
caldwell3_87401@msn.com
4109 Saint Michaels Drive
Farmington, New Mexico 87401

Contact:  John Caldwell, PE
www.linkedin.com/pub/john-caldwell/39/a66/58
505-860-9155
caldwell3_87401@msn.com
Information:  
Energy,  Oil and Gas,  Oil Field Production, 



Navidad Energy Partners, LLC
Bullard, Texas
, 75757


Contact:  Harold McGowen, PE
www.navidadenergy.com
844-628-4323 Or Toll Free
hmcgowen@052pe.com

Bullard, Texas 75757

Contact:  Harold McGowen, PE
www.navidadenergy.com
844-628-4323
hmcgowen@052pe.com
Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. My business background is robust having started and been a part of building and selling several companies including working with Private Equity. My bent and background is highly technical and I have worked as an engineer and manager for several organizations giving me a broad view of the industry. I have been involved in all steps of the oil and gas exploration and production process. Specialties: Entrepreneur, Oil and Gas Executive, Petroleum Engineer, and Project Manager. Specialist in exploitation engineering including screening for, evaluating and implementing re-entries, recompletions, workovers, infill drilling, stimulations, and application of horizontal, multilateral and underbalanced. Expertise in downhole operations, hydraulic fracturing, sand control, artificial lift, corrosion control, metallurgy, surface facilities, underbalanced operations, formation damage, and multilateral completions. In-depth knowledge of risk management, probabilistic economic analysis, reserves projections, and prospect evaluation. Extensive experience in asset evaluation and due diligence. International exposure includes: Colombia, Algeria, Venezuela, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia and global reservoir research project. Domestic areas studied include: South Texas, Gulf Coast, Austin Chalk, Montana, Mississippi, San Juan Basin (Coal Bed Methane), Black Warrior, East Texas, GOM. Completed numerous industry schools on Project Management, Statistics, Fetkovich Type Curves, Horizontal, Drill Stem Failure, Compressors, Reservoir Analysis, Nodal Analysis, Logging, Fracturing, Corrosion, Production Operations, Perforating, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Site Assessment
Information:  
Analysis,  Business Valuation,  Engineering,  Oil and Gas,  Patents,  Petroleum Engineering,  Trademark, 


Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. My business background is robust having started and been a part of building and selling several companies including working with Private Equity. My bent and background is highly technical and I have worked as an engineer and manager for several organizations giving me a broad view of the industry. I have been involved in all steps of the oil and gas exploration and production process. Specialties: Entrepreneur, Oil and Gas Executive, Petroleum Engineer, and Project Manager. Specialist in exploitation engineering including screening for, evaluating and implementing re-entries, recompletions, workovers, infill drilling, stimulations, and application of horizontal, multilateral and underbalanced. Expertise in downhole operations, hydraulic fracturing, sand control, artificial lift, corrosion control, metallurgy, surface facilities, underbalanced operations, formation damage, and multilateral completions. In-depth knowledge of risk management, probabilistic economic analysis, reserves projections, and prospect evaluation. Extensive experience in asset evaluation and due diligence. International exposure includes: Colombia, Algeria, Venezuela, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia and global reservoir research project. Domestic areas studied include: South Texas, Gulf Coast, Austin Chalk, Montana, Mississippi, San Juan Basin (Coal Bed Methane), Black Warrior, East Texas, GOM. Completed numerous industry schools on Project Management, Statistics, Fetkovich Type Curves, Horizontal, Drill Stem Failure, Compressors, Reservoir Analysis, Nodal Analysis, Logging, Fracturing, Corrosion, Production Operations, Perforating, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Site Assessment

Petru Corporation
Santa Paula, California
250 Hallock Dr, Suite 100, 93060


Contact:  Tim B. Truwe
www.petrucorporation.com
805-933-1389 Or Toll Free
tim@petrucorporation.com
250 Hallock Dr, Suite 100
Santa Paula, California 93060

Contact:  Tim B. Truwe
www.petrucorporation.com
805-933-1389
tim@petrucorporation.com
Incorporated in 1986, Petru Corporation is a full service land consulting company including: Title Searching/Research; Forensic Title; Title Engineering; Oil, Gas, Mineral and Geothermal Consulting; Petroleum Land Consulting; Environmental Studies; Regulatory/Permit Compliance; Subdivisions; Right-of-Way Consulting; Water Rights, AutoCAD Map Drafting. Petru Corporation has provided its services on multi-million dollar projects and matters involving court litigation. Petru Corporation was featured on impression T.V. , Fox Business Network and published in Black Gold In California in Cooperate America.
Information:  
Energy,  Oil and Gas,  Real Estate,  Right of Way,  Subdivision Map Act,  Title Consulting, 


Incorporated in 1986, Petru Corporation is a full service land consulting company including: Title Searching/Research; Forensic Title; Title Engineering; Oil, Gas, Mineral and Geothermal Consulting; Petroleum Land Consulting; Environmental Studies; Regulatory/Permit Compliance; Subdivisions; Right-of-Way Consulting; Water Rights, AutoCAD Map Drafting. Petru Corporation has provided its services on multi-million dollar projects and matters involving court litigation. Petru Corporation was featured on impression T.V. , Fox Business Network and published in Black Gold In California in Cooperate America.

Muse, Stancil & Co.
Addison, Texas
5080 Spectrum Drive Suite 600E, 75001


Contact:  Neil Earnest
www.musestancil.com
214-954-4455 Or Toll Free
nearnest@musestancil.com
5080 Spectrum Drive Suite 600E
Addison, Texas 75001

Contact:  Neil Earnest
www.musestancil.com
214-954-4455
nearnest@musestancil.com
Muse is an independent consulting firm that offers a wide range of services to the international energy industry. Our seasoned consultants have in-depth economic and technical expertise built on actual operational experience in all aspects (upstream, midstream, and downstream) of the oil and gas industry, including production planning, gas processing, GTL, LNG, pipelines, refining, terminalling, logistics, and marketing of petroleum products. We assist multinational and independent oil companies, petrochemical concerns, trading houses, engineering and construction companies, government agencies, private equity, banks, and other financial institutions.  Typical assignments involve feasibility and market studies, performance evaluation and operations optimization, asset valuations for mergers and acquisitions, project development, and contract analysis. Muse is often called upon to provide opinions in litigation and arbitration involving both the technical and commercial aspects of the energy industry.
Information:  
Energy,  Oil and Gas,  Oil Field Production,  Project Management,  Refineries, 


Muse is an independent consulting firm that offers a wide range of services to the international energy industry. Our seasoned consultants have in-depth economic and technical expertise built on actual operational experience in all aspects (upstream, midstream, and downstream) of the oil and gas industry, including production planning, gas processing, GTL, LNG, pipelines, refining, terminalling, logistics, and marketing of petroleum products. We assist multinational and independent oil companies, petrochemical concerns, trading houses, engineering and construction companies, government agencies, private equity, banks, and other financial institutions.  Typical assignments involve feasibility and market studies, performance evaluation and operations optimization, asset valuations for mergers and acquisitions, project development, and contract analysis. Muse is often called upon to provide opinions in litigation and arbitration involving both the technical and commercial aspects of the energy industry.

Steven E. Zell, P.E. Accidental Air Release Expert
South Jordan, Utah
1339 West Palmer Park Lane, 84095


Contact:  Steven E. Zell, P.E.
Steven E. Zell, P.E. WEBSITE
860-899-7353 Or Toll Free
stevenzell@sbcglobal.net
Accidental Air Release Expert
1339 West Palmer Park Lane
South Jordan, Utah 84095

Contact:  Steven E. Zell, P.E.
Steven E. Zell, P.E. WEBSITE
860-899-7353
stevenzell@sbcglobal.net

Steven E. Zell's CV

 

Steven E. Zell, P.E. has extensive experience as an expert witness in toxic tort litigation concerning accidental or chronic releases of toxic pollutants to the atmosphere, including releases due to overpressure or fire or explosions in chemical plants and oil refineries, and releases of toxic chemicals due to railway and truck accidents. Expertise includes calculation of transient emission rates from process or incident conditions, chemical reactions, and atmospheric dispersion modeling to determine concentrations to which affected persons were exposed. For releases from chemical processes, a failure analysis or root-cause analysis can be performed to determine responsibility for the cause of the accident. If you are representing the plaintiffs or defendants in toxic tort litigation involving release of pollutants to the air, contact Steven E. Zell at (860)899-7353 or by email at stevenzell@sbcglobal.net.
Information:  
Air Pollution Control,  Environmental Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Oil and Gas,  Refineries,  Toxic Tort, 


Steven E. Zell's CV

 

Steven E. Zell, P.E. has extensive experience as an expert witness in toxic tort litigation concerning accidental or chronic releases of toxic pollutants to the atmosphere, including releases due to overpressure or fire or explosions in chemical plants and oil refineries, and releases of toxic chemicals due to railway and truck accidents. Expertise includes calculation of transient emission rates from process or incident conditions, chemical reactions, and atmospheric dispersion modeling to determine concentrations to which affected persons were exposed. For releases from chemical processes, a failure analysis or root-cause analysis can be performed to determine responsibility for the cause of the accident. If you are representing the plaintiffs or defendants in toxic tort litigation involving release of pollutants to the air, contact Steven E. Zell at (860)899-7353 or by email at stevenzell@sbcglobal.net.

Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation
Hampton, Virginia
2503 58th Street Suite A, 23661


Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
2503 58th Street Suite A
Hampton, Virginia 23661

Contact:  Robert Kochan, ME, CMI, DABFET, FACFEI, CXLT
www.forensic-analysis.com
757-265-9333 Or Toll Free 800-224-3595
corporate@4n6engr.com
Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!
Information:  
Accident Injury,  Accident Reconstruction,  Admiralty,  Amusement Parks,  Automobile Accidents,  Aviation,  Biomechanics,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Biomedical Engineering,  Boating,  Building Code Compliance,  Carbon Monoxide,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Code Compliance,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Data Recovery,  Computer Forensics,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Document Alterations,  Document Analysis,  Document Examiner,  Document Management,  Earthquake Damage,  Electrical Engineering,  Elevators and Escalators,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Forensics,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Food Safety,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Geotechnical Engineering,  Groundwater Resources and Contamination,  Hail Damages,  Handwriting Experts,  Human Factors,  Hurricane Damage,  HVAC Investigations,  Indoor Air Quality,  Industrial Accidents,  Job Safety Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Litigation Support,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Maritime,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Mold and Moisture,  Motor Vehicles,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Occupational Injury,  Office Buildings,  Oil and Gas,  OSHA,  Paint and Coatings,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Plumbing,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination,  Product Liability,  Reconstruction,  Reinforced Concrete and Masonry,  Roofing and Waterproofing,  Safety Engineering,  Shooting Incident Reconstruction,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Solar Energy,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Toxic Exposures,  Trial Consultants,  Water and Flood Damage, 


Forensic Analysis & Engineering Corporation (FAEC) is more than an engineering firm. Our team of professional engineers, qualified scientists and specialized experts will work with you to resolve your case quickly, accurately and objectively. We have been providing a broad range of forensic investigations for a diverse worldwide client base for more than 50 years, by solving thousands of puzzling questions and helping settle billions of dollars in claims and personal losses spanning the gamut from fire & explosions, accident reconstructions, storm & catastrophic events, product defects to a wide array of marine losses. FAEC has a well-founded reputation for providing defendable, court-approved analyses which convincingly define why an event occurred. Our rapid response team is ready 24/7 to support your file effort by getting the answers you need, when you need them!