Energy Dispute Resolution

Xodus Group provides experienced, independent due diligence services and expert witness testimony for the oil and gas industry.

Xodus is an independent, international energy consultancy founded on an integrated approach to energy challenges. Our highly experienced team of engineers and consultants have extensive knowledge of the oil and gas asset lifecycle – from concept through to final decommissioning. Xodus also advises on renewable energy projects.

The Dispute Resolution service from Xodus provides technical, commercial and contractual advisory support in oil and gas litigation and arbitration cases. Clients that trust our technical advice include international and national oil companies, governments, medium and small operators and service companies.

We have delivered numerous independent expert reports for technical and commercial reviews, audits, insurance claims and disputes. In support of your case, we can be trusted to deliver thorough and independent technical and asset valuation reports, as well as providing experts experienced in giving oral evidence in hearings.

We analyse complex technical and commercial issues as a matter of routine, and articulate them in a manner that can be readily understood by non-industry persons. Our City of London team is conveniently located for London based law firms as well as financial institutions, private investors and insurance companies.

Unlike other consultancies, or individual specialists, Xodus can call on a full array of surface and subsurface oil and gas disciplines for your specific case. Our cross-disciplinary expertise includes:

Since 2005, Xodus has delivered over 6,500 technical and commercial projects. Specific dispute resolution cases include:

  • Testifying witness in an oil platform damage insurance dispute
  • Asset divestiture dispute centred on enhanced oil recovery interpretation
  • Flow assurance and safety expert witness support to a supermajor in an onshore pipeline planning dispute
  • Expert witness in dispute over the failure of a ship’s steering gear that led to a collision.