Experience Matters

Jim Wilkinson has the experience it takes to make fair and balanced appraisals of accidents, safety issues, and economic realities for the oil & gas industries. He has vast experience as a drilling engineer, production engineer, drilling superintendent and operations manager. He was a corporate officer both domestically and internationally for a Corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Jim Wilkinson
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Jim Wilkinson


Jim Wilkinson provides consulting and engineering services related to oil exploration and operational issues related to finance, insurance, and litigation support.

Jim is a recognized expert in mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) and platform drilling rig design, construction, planned maintenance, support services, and operation; 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; and corporate management.

Project Management

In addition, Jim Wilkinson has many years of experience in project management, contract performance and safe drilling practices. He has specific experience in staff and field employee development, training, health and safety management and emergency planning.

Expert Witness

Jim has also provided expert testimony in Federal Court as a petroleum engineer experienced in the development and exploration of petroleum. In addition, he has testified in Louisiana State Court as an expert in oil and gas exploration and development, with a sub-specialty in operations of land drilling rigs.

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