• Louisiana State University
    B.S. Chemical Engineering (1984)
Areas of expertise
  • Asset Valuations
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Project Feasibility
  • PRISM Refining Industry Modeling and Database
  • Renewables and Regulatory
  • Independent Engineer / Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Markets & Strategy
  • Water/Marine
  • Arbitration
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Environmental
  • LP Planning / Practice
  • Pricing
  • Commercial Terms Review
  • Crude Oil Valuation
  • Pipeline
  • Natural Gas and NGLs
  • Chemicals and Petrochemicals
  • Power Generation
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Renewable Fuels
  • Transportation and Storage
  • LNG

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Summary of Experience

Mr. Waguespack has over 30 years of operations and consulting experience in the hydrocarbon processing industries, including petrochemicals, refining, marketing, and crude oil supply. He began his career with ARCO Chemical (later Lyondell Petrochemical), where he worked in a world-scale petrochemical and specialty chemicals complex, in a variety of roles, including process engineering, operations, project design and commissioning, and planning and economics.

As a consultant since 1992, Kevin has advised companies on a diverse range of topics, including business strategy, crude oil and refined product markets, supply chain optimization, and cost management. Since joining Baker & O'Brien in 2003, he has continued to provide industry advisory services, including market outlooks, competitiveness assessments, crude oil valuations, feasibility studies, and merger and acquisition due diligence. Kevin has also provided consulting support or served as an expert witness on numerous complex commercial disputes related to economic damages from business interruption, asset valuation, purchase-sale contracts, gasoline quality and supply, plant incidents, and energy project development.

Previous Experience

2002-2003: IBM Business Consulting Services,
Managing Consultant, Chemicals & Petroleum

1997-2002: PricewaterhouseCoopers - Management Consulting Services,
Principal Consultant, Oil & Gas

1994-1997: Arthur Andersen LLP - Business Consulting,
Manager, Downstream Petroleum

1992-1994: Bonner & Moore Associates, Inc.,
Senior Consultant, Industry Analysis

1984-1992: Lyondell Petrochemical Company (formerly Arco Chemical Co.),
Senior Planning & Economics Analyst
Project / Operations / Process Engineer