Third Party Services
Purvin & Gertz is a recognized leader in providing third-party support services across our client base - including business and plant valuations, due diligence, independent engineer/market consultant services, litigation and insurance support, as well as many other industry-specific services.
Purvin & Gertz is frequently retained to make independent valuations of refineries, gas processing plants, chemical plants, terminals, pipelines, marketing properties and other energy-related facilities. These valuations are instrumental in areas such as client purchasing or sales decisions, establishing the book, tax or insurance value of assets and determining fair market value in legal settlements.
We employ accurate, industry-accepted methods for estimating physical depreciation and obsolescence. We support our findings with data gathered in the industry, analyze projected earnings at a specific facility based on industry trends, and often utilize data on comparable sales to appraise client facilities.
A Wide Range of Litigation Support
The ever-increasing complexity of contractual obligations has magnified the importance of expert assistance with legal issues in the energy arena. Purvin & Gertz provides litigation support for our clients, including the presentation of expert testimony covering both commercial and technical issues.
We help develop overall litigation strategies, identify discovery documents, conducting depositions cross-examination, analyze explain basis and quantify damages for justified We also have extensive experience in investigating business interruption claims. In addition, we assist clients with settlement of property damage claims resulting from fires, explosions, process design inadequacies or operational negligence.