VALUATION OF OVERRIDING ROYALTY INTEREST, EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Retained to analyze and formulate expert opinions regarding the methodology being utilized by operator of offshore concession to determine the market value of natural gas liquids and condensate being produced for export from Equatorial Guinea. Analyses included completion of an audit of prior payments made to the holder of the Overriding Royalty Interest as well as evaluation of the fair market value of the products.
GAS PROCESSING CONTRACT, INDEPENDENT OPERATOR – TEXAS PANHANDLE
Retained to assess gas settlement accounting under an existing contract and prepare an independent valuation of damages due the producer. Assisted producer in negotiation of damage settlement resulting in producer’s recovery of all outstanding amounts. Provided support to producer in follow up negotiations with processor to negotiate a new gas processing contract.
WORKOUT ADVISORY, SYNDICATED BANK DEBT- SOUTHWESTERN U.S.
Retained by creditors to evaluate the ongoing operations of a crude oil gathering and marketing company operating in conjunction with a merchant refiner located in the southwestern U.S. Work included the assessment of crude oil gathering pipeline operations, trucking operations, system inventory, contract analysis, and risk management activities. Completed a detailed economic analysis of historic profitability and constructed pro forma analysis of business including new venture opportunities.
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION – U.S. GULF COAST
Retained as consulting expert to provide commercial and technical assistance to counsel in dispute over ethylene plant project development and construction. Dispute focused on commercial aspects of technical design, construction, and operation of a grassroots ethylene plant.
EXPERT OPINIONS, 11th LARGEST BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDING IN U.S. HISTORY
Developed opinion and provided expert testimony regarding the enterprise value of a multi-national energy company as part of bankruptcy proceeding. Valuation included a detailed discounted cash flow and comparable company earnings multiple analyses.