Searching for refinement? We are one of the most experienced energy consulting firms handling the technical and economic issues associated with petroleum refineries. Our work ranges from feasibility studies to litigation support and testimony. We have analyzed and recommended the optimum feedstock slates for individual refineries, compared competing process technologies, made recommendations for improving margins, and undertaken market studies.
We often use our understanding of engineering principles and current economic conditions to assist petroleum refiners in understanding the fair market value of their industrial assets.
We’re also able to leverage our PRISM™ refining industry modeling system, with its refinery simulator and detailed historical data on nearly all major refineries, to provide our clients a competitive edge in their economic analysis.
Hurricane Leads to Flood of Claims
April 19, 2023
Class action lawsuits against a petrochemical plant and a petroleum refinery alleged that hurricane flooding was exacerbated by ongoing project work and poor coordination between the two integrated facilities. Baker & O’Brien reviewed project plans and execution records to evaluate project management compared to industry best practice, and assessed the working relationship and level of coordination between the facilities. Our expert report provided opinions on project governance and the degree of coordination between the facilities, including the effectiveness of the site’s emergency response plan.
When "Manifest Error" May Not be "As Plain as the Nose on One's Face"
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