Charles Kemp’s expertise combines experience at three major energy corporations in natural gas/oil production, refining, petrochemicals, natural gas liquids, economics, planning, training, human resources, and engineering.
Charles’ consulting assignments have included petroleum asset valuations, shale oil refining/logistics, purchase price allocations, and expert testimony presented in international arbitration, district, and federal courts regarding supply disputes, plant operations, natural gas production, business interruption, safety, and environmental issues. His work includes advising legal teams on costs related to numerous business interruption claims in the Exploration & Production and related industries. Charles has experience in fire investigation, pipeline operations, hydrocarbon measurement, prudent operations, and safety procedures.
Prior to joining Baker & O’Brien, Charles provided leadership in strategic planning, economic modeling, price setting mechanisms, business development, logistics management, fuel specifications, competitive analysis, and cost reduction. In a career of over 25 years, Charles gained significant hands-on experience in petrochemical supply chain management, refinery linear programs, feedstock optimization, and turnaround planning.