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Oil Gas Engineering Expert Witness W James Wilkinson

W. James (Jim) Wilkinson, PE
3520 Holiday Drive
Suite D
New Orleans LA 70114
phone: 504-361-0067
W. James Wilkinson Oil Gas Engineering Expert PhotoW. James (Jim) Wilkinson, PE, provides consulting and engineering services related to Oil and Gas Exploration and Production. His decades of experience in the oil and gas industry include construction, maintenance, regulatory compliance, safety management, and emergency planning. He has worked in over 40 countries on all continents with active oil exploration.

Mr. Wilkinson is a Recognized Expert in:
  • Mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) rig design, construction, planned maintenance, support services, and operation
  • Land drilling, support services, and operations
  • Bottom supported rigs
  • Deep water station keeping by dynamic positioning and spread mooring
  • Deep water drilling operations
  • Well designs
  • Safe drilling practices in open hole and cased hole
  • Design, testing and maintenance of sub-sea and surface well control systems
  • Well control training; regulatory compliance
  • Operational audits
  • Contract negotiation and administration
  • Corporate management
Litigation Support - With over 40 years of experience, Mr. Wilkinson provides expert testimony as a petroleum engineer experienced in development and exploration. He has provided testimony in Louisiana State Court and Federal Court. Mr. Wilkinson offers services to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense. His cases have included the following issues:
  • Oil Company Contract Disputes
  • Damages Calculations
  • Personal Injury
  • Oil Well Drilling & Production
  • Oil Well Control
  • Oil & Gas Operations
  • Oil & Gas Well Completions
  • Rig Moves
  • Product Liability
  • Maritime & Shipyard Accidents
  • Mooring & Station Keeping
  • Oil & Gas Fires
  • Oil & Gas Accidents
  • Fitness for Service on Oil & Gas Wells
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Hurricane Damage
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