Natural Gas Royalty Dispute On behalf of a consortium of producers, provided expert analysis and a report, in a matter before ICSID, regarding the appropriate method for determining the reference price necessary to calculate the royalty payments for natural gas produced and exported as LNG. Pluspetrol et al v. Perupetro ICSID Case No. ARB/12/28.
LNG Contract Price Arbitration Served as an expert witness in an UNCITRAL arbitration on behalf of an Atlantic Basin LNG supplier seeking a price adjustment under an LNG supply agreement. Analyses and testimony covered netback calculations, loss estimates, and the calculation of the embedded option value of the buyer’s right to divert cargoes.
Force Majeure Dispute On behalf of Eni Gas Marketing, submitted an expert report and testified in deposition and at trial (Superior Court of New Jersey – Middlesex County) regarding the appropriate declaration of force majeure under a firm NAESB natural gas contract. Hess v. ENI, MID-L-6149-10
Class Certification Submitted an expert report and deposition testimony in support of the defendants’ opposition to the plaintiffs’ motions for class certification in the matter In re Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation MDL1566.
Forward Sales Contract Litigation On behalf of JPMorgan Chase, provided expert testimony in a civil litigation regarding the enforcement of guarantees of Enron's performance under a number of forward crude oil and natural gas sales contracts. JPMorgan Chase v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 01 Civ. 11523 (S.D.N.Y.)