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Justin Dahl


Brings expertise in overall capital project development and delivery to a diverse group of owner companies

Justin is a partner based in Houston and a leader within our capital excellence and capital analytics work. He works to expand project benchmarking and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) market intelligence capabilities in process industry and manufacturing projects globally. He has been involved in over 100+ major projects.

Examples of Justin's recent work include:

  • 6-month schedule risk reduction for major mechanical & electrical (ME) onshore oil & gas (O&G) processing project
  • $500 million (net present value) improvement identified for US Gulf of Mexico subsea tieback project
  • 4-month schedule acceleration on South American copper mine
  • $100+ million cost and 6+ month schedule risk surfaced early enough to impact the project outcome for petrochemicals project
  • 20%+ cost savings potential for long-term battery storage
  • robust scaling plan developed for alternative protein project

Published work

Crunch time in the North American LNG industry: How to meet demand,” McKinsey, December 2023

Strategies for building US semiconductor fabs: Finding skilled labor,” McKinsey, February 2023

Generative scheduling: Saving time and money in capital projects,” McKinsey, September 2022

Building the net-zero workforce,” McKinsey, June 2022

Capturing the net-zero opportunity with portfolio synergies,” McKinsey, April 2022

Past Experience

Westney Consulting Group

The Dow Chemical Company
Project Engineer


Rice University
MBA, business administration

Texas A&M University
BS, mechanical engineering