Offshore Independents

Allen & Overy – Expert Advice

Allen & Overy – Expert Advice

Project description:

 

The Allen & Overy project covered the expert advice for the law firm Allen & Overy, which was requested to advice an oil company. The oil company had a dispute on a pipeline repair project, which was executed by a leading contractor. OI was requested to advice the law firm on technical matters to be able to represent the oil company against the contractor.

 

OI Scope:

The Scope of Work consisted of the expert advice on different technical typical offshore subjects. These were: Corrosion issues, pipeline repair methodology, diving scope, test procedures, Installation methodology assessment of MAFS (miss-alignment flanges) connectors etc. Also advice was given regarding free span correction methods etc.

 

As a last phase of the project a hearing in the courtroom was anticipated, which never happened due to an early settlement of the claims vice versa.