President, R Winkler & Co.
Rodney acquired a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1997, and spent the following several years working with an international oilfield services provider in drilling and production operations as a trainee engineer and field representative in Dubai and Venezuela. Thereafter, Rodney started his career as a licensed insurance adjuster specializing in claims unique to the oil and gas industry and has worked for various firms throughout the years primarily in Houston, Texas and one posting in London, England. His claims experience includes control of well, rig physical damage, midstream equipment, pollution remediation, gas plants and refineries, general liability, pipelines, and business interruption / loss of production income. He has served as an expert witness for several legal disputes in the oil and gas industry. The claims Rodney has been involved with span the globe and range in quantum from the hundreds of thousands to the hundreds of millions of dollars. Rodney is an organizing committee member for the Lillehammer Energy Claims Conference held every year in Norway and routinely gives presentations on industry trends.