Oil, Gas and Mining Disputes
A directionally drilled oil well suffered a catastrophic failure when a fabricated steel tubing section split under pressure downhole. The failure halted drilling operations, resulting in multi-million-dollar losses. The ensuing lawsuit involved the owner of the well, the drilling company, the operator and the casing company. We helped the parties reach a settlement that accounted for difficult questions of law, fault for the failure and accounting for the claimed revenue losses.