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Designations & Qualifications

B.S. Chemical Engineering, South
Dakota School of Mines &

MBA, University of Texas at Austin


Houston, TX

Types of Cases & Investigations

Refining & Petrochemical

Upstream & Midstream Production

Chemical Engineering


Business Interruption


Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Expert Testimony

Robert Cunningham

President - Practice Director of Energy

Robert Cunningham is a chemical engineer with over 20 years of operations and construction experience in the petrochemical energy refining and upstream production industries. Robert’s expertise is focused on maintenance, turnaround, and major brownfield projects, combined with a thorough comprehension of DOJ procedures and EPA mandates regarding the reconstruction of process units.

Robert currently consults on insurance claims in the energy industry, both upstream and downstream, providing his expertise to adjusters, insurance carriers, and their legal counsel to aid in the repair and rebuilding of plants and refinery units following catastrophic fires and explosions. Additionally, he provides expert testimony on energy-related projects in the construction, reconstruction, and commissioning phases.