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John A Williams, PhD, MBA, PE EPS, LLC

Energy Expert Witness, Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Oil & Gas, Oil & Chemical Fires and Explosions, Boiler Fires & Explosions, Chemical Accident Investigation, Coal Technologies, Appraiser - Machinery & Technical, Industrial Property Valuation, Oil Refining, Waste-to-Energy, Chemistry & Chemicals, Biofuels, Energy
Dr. Williams performs technology assessments, forensic investigations, and financial valuation services for explosions, fires, industrial accidents, and equipment failures in oil & gas production, oil refining, power generation (boilers, steam, turbines, electricity production) energy systems (gas, oil, coal, renewables), chemicals, plastics, steel making, glass making, biotechnology (citric acid, succinic acid, enzymes, ethanol, butanol), and renewable energy (municipal and industrial waste to energy, biofuels, cellulose/cellulosics, gasification, wind) facilities. Recent Expert and Litigation Support services have included technology investigations, assessments, licensing and dispute resolution; forensic investigation of explosions, fires, and equipment failures; valuation and appraisals in ad valorem taxation, depreciation, obsolescence, and determination of fair market value, liquidated, and business interruption damages. A licensed Professional Engineer, Dr. Williams has ove...
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James A Jacobs, PG, CHG, CPG, CPetG, ToR QISP/QSD/QSP Clearwater Group

Point Richmond, California
Environmental Expert Witness, Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Environmental Cost Recovery, Oil/Gas/Coal Valuation, Compliance, Groundwater, Hydrogeology/Geohydrology, Nitrates, Forensic Geology, Water/Wastewater Management, Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking), Hazardous Material, Lead, Chromium, Arsenic, Nitrates, Acid Mine Drainage, Drug Lab Assessment, Safety
Rapid response, serving clients nationwide, Jacobs has over 3 decades as forensic geologist/envt. scientist in oil and gas as well as environmental assessment, cleanup, cost estimating/allocation of oil and gas field and pipeline cleanup projects. He has worked on oil and gas production valuation and he has written four books (Oil Spills and Gas Leaks, McGraw-Hill, 2014), Environmental Protection and Hydraulic Fracking (Wiley, in press), Acid Mine Drainage (Wiley, 2014), Chromium(VI) (CRC, 2004), MTBE (CRC, 2001). He has worked on hundreds of cases over 25 years, and testified at trial or deposition more than 10 times. As a driller, engineering contractor, he has testified about contracting and safety, exposure, and hazardous wastes, fungi, gasoline, diesel, solvents. He studies vapor intrusion and has testified about sewer collection systems. He has worked on cost recovery actions related industrial, gas stations, and dry cleaner sites. He is a Fulbright Scholar (4 awards) an...
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Russ Ritenour Ritwell Consulting, LLC

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Oil and Gas Expert Witness, Business Operations Expert Witness - Convenience Stores, Retail, Franchising, Mystery Shopping, Retail Gas/Motor Fuel Operations, Customer Service, Contracting, Merchandising, Category Management, Operations Management, Food Safety, Age-restricted
Mr. Ritenour is a veteran of Convenience Store and Retail Petroleum Industry since 1973. Additionally, he is a testifying witness with experience drafting expert reports, research and providing testimony for c-store, franchise and retail petroleum motor fuel litigation. Russ’ knowledge and over forty years of experience effectively managing cross-functional domestic and global teams, programs, and processes at large corporations in both the retail petroleum and convenience retailing industry allow him to create expert reports and work with a litigation team. Russ’ expert experience, comprehensive knowledge and highly diversified career in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry includes corporate operations, management and leadership roles at many levels within the industries. His expertise includes, corporate operational management, franchising and franchise management, category management, food safety, customer and consumer experience management, mystery shopping, sur...
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John A Williams, PhD, MBA, PE EPS, LLC

South Bend, Indiana
Energy Expert Witness, Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Oil & Gas, Oil & Chemical Fires and Explosions, Boiler Fires & Explosions, Chemical Accident Investigation, Coal Technologies, Appraiser - Machinery & Technical, Industrial Property Valuation, Oil Refining, Waste-to-Energy, Chemistry & Chemicals, Biofuels, Energy
Dr. Williams performs technology assessments, forensic investigations, and financial valuation services for explosions, fires, industrial accidents, and equipment failures in oil & gas production, oil refining, power generation (boilers, steam, turbines, electricity production) energy systems (gas, oil, coal, renewables), chemicals, plastics, steel making, glass making, biotechnology (citric acid, succinic acid, enzymes, ethanol, butanol), and renewable energy (municipal and industrial waste to energy, biofuels, cellulose/cellulosics, gasification, wind) facilities. Recent Expert and Litigation Support services have included technology investigations, assessments, licensing and dispute resolution; forensic investigation of explosions, fires, and equipment failures; valuation and appraisals in ad valorem taxation, depreciation, obsolescence, and determination of fair market value, liquidated, and business interruption damages. A licensed Professional Engineer, Dr. Williams has ove...
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Jason S. Kiddy, PhD Beacon Scientific

Severna Park, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Intellectual Property, Sensors, Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction, Premise Liability, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Plumbing, Codes and Standards, Pressure Vessels
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Beacon Scientific, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in Annapolis, Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 15 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness. Dr. Kiddy has a broad experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the fields of aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, civil structures, telecommunications and the oil and gas industry. From a product design standpoint, Dr. Kiddy's experience includes all aspects of a product life cycle such as early stage R&D, product development and qualification, manufacturing, quality control, and failure analysis. Dr. Kiddy's also has substantial experience in intellectual property matters ranging from invention disclosures, patent prosecution, and continuing through IP disputes. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has experience in mechanical design, strength analysis, engine...
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Janine McCartney, Ph.D, CSP, CHST, RPIH, CSI(ML),MBA HHC Services, Inc.

Lester, Pennsylvania
Safety Expert Witness, Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash, NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Lead, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety, Toxic.
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician, Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Instructor (Master's Level). Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 38 + years. Awards:2018 & 2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment and 2017 Outstanding Reviewer, 2018 & 2017 Expert of the Year Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World safety Organization. Dr. McCartney works on a day to day basis, as ...
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Ajey Chandra, PE Muse, Stancil & Co.

Addison, Texas
Oil and Gas Expert Witness - Gas Processing, Gas Plants, Pipelines, Midstream, Operations, Market Analysis, Financial Analysis, Contracts, Gas Plant Auditing, Valuation, International Energy Industry, Litigation Support, Strategy
Mr. Chandra is an accomplished executive with extensive experience in multiple facets of the international energy industry. Specializing in litigation issues, major project development and both business and tax valuation. In addition, he is a noted presenter teaching engineers technical gas processing and leadership skills to both profit and non-profit organizations.
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John W Ely Ely and Associates Corp

Houston, Texas
Oil and Gas Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Well Completions, Hydraulic Fracturing, Technical Expertise, Fracturing Fluids, Cementing and Acidizing.
John holds more than a dozen patents and has more than 75 publications, including a book titled "Stimulation Treatment Handbook/ An Engineer's Guide to Quality Control". He is also a contributing author to the 1989 issue of the S.P.E. monograph on hydraulic fracturing (Recent Advances in Hydraulic Fracturing), writing chapters on hydraulic fracturing fluids and fracture fluid selection. The new SPE fracturing monograph, coming out soon, will have Ely's chapter on hydraulic fracturing fluids. His expertise is in fracture design, implementation and also extensive knowledge on equipment and rig-up. Ely testified and served as an expert witness for more than 31 years including state commision hearings, depositions, trial, and arbitration.
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Harold E. McGowen, III, PE Navidad Energy Advisors

Bullard, Texas
Oil and Gas Expert Witness, Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness - Petroleum Engineering, Patent Disputes, Downhole Tools, Underbalanced Drilling Technology, Horizontal Drilling, Squeeze Cementing, Hydraulic Fracturing, Petroleum Engineering
Harold E. McGowen, III is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. His business background is robust, having started and been a part of building and selling several companies including working with Private Equity. His bent and background is highly technical, and he has worked as an engineer and manager for several organizations, giving him a broad view of the industry. He has been involved in all steps of the oil and gas exploration and production process. Harold has provided expert witness services to assist in patent litigation and inter partes reviews related to down-hole tools, materials/chemicals, horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and other oilfield-related technologies. Harold has also provided expert witness services related to hydraulic fracturing "crashing", equipment failures, and operational negligence.
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Reza A Mirshams, PhD, PE Materials Engineering Solutions, LLC

Frisco, Texas
Metallurgy Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Corrosion, Failure Analysis, Products Defect, Products Liability, Galvanized Steel, corrosion, Materials Selection for Design, Forensic Engineering, Accident Investigation, Manufacturing Proc, Tubular Products, Oil and Gas, Pipeline, Vehicle, Construction, Equipment and Machinery, Failure Inspection
Dr. Reza Mirshams has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Engineer with 40 years combined industrial and academic experience. Dr. Mirshams is a tenured full professor in engineering technology and has taught courses in the areas of mechanical metallurgy, manufacturing processes of materials, corrosion, galvanized steel, failure analysis of materials, fatigue, creep, engineering product design and development, materials selection in engineering design, and mechanical behavior and fracture mechanisms. His research interests include mechanical metallurgy, fracture analysis, corrosion assessment and mitigation for construction industry and energy industry, heat treatments of steel, mechanical behavior of materials-microstructure relations, fracture mechanics, fatigue and creep of metals, nano and micro scales properties, and the study of advanced materials for structural applications in design of mechanical systems...
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Lyle R. Rhodes, CPA The Ramaro Group Ltd.

Kingwood, Texas
Security Expert Witness, Investigation Expert Witness - Security Management, International, Global, International Business Development, Risk Management, Military, Foreign Language Capability, Industrial Security, Risk Assessment, Intelligence, Project Management, Oil and Gas
Lyle (Ray) Rhodes, President of The Ramaro Group, Ltd, has spent over fifty years engaged in both U.S. Government and corporate security. His experience is extensive and has spanned the globe. Ray served almost 25 years in the US Army as an Infantry and Military Intelligence officer. He then served as a security executive with ExxonMobil for 16 years with both domestic and international responsibilities. The Ramaro Group, Ltd. is a global security management and international business development company. Its primary focus is the provision of security management services and the reduction of client risk in foreign countries.
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Johnie P. Spruiell, P.E. Integrity Forensics and Engineering, LLC

Sanger, Texas
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Electrical Engineering, Energy, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Laboratories & Testing, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Product, Plumbing, Leak, Warnings & Labels, Guarding, CSST, Gas Explosions, Natural Gas, Propane, LPG, Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
LICENSURE: -Texas Professional Engineer License #57023 -Colorado Professional Engineer License #24555 -Alabama Professional Engineer License #35693 -Mississippi Professional Engineer License #17888 EDUCATION: -BSME, University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 AFFILIATIONS: -MEMBER, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) -SENIOR MEMBER, NAFE, National Academy of Forensic Engineers -MEMBER, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) -MEMBER, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -MEMBER, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) -Pi Tau Sigma -Tau Beta Pi PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: -Fire and Explosion Analysis Fuel Gas Fires and Explosions Residential, Commercial, Industrial Gas-Fired Equipment and Household Appliances Engineering Assistance for Fire Investigators -General Products and Equipment - Mechanical and Electrical Determination of Cause of Failure and Accidents Evaluation of Safety, Warnings, Guard...
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