Professional Details

John Kenyon
Practitioner MediatorPractitioner Mediator

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PO Box 7803
Houston, TX 77270
832 817 2178


Description of Practice

Experienced negotiator with 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry. Mediator and trainer with over 200 hours of mediation and a past President of the Houston chapter of ACR.

Professional Background

Technical Consultant: Cameron / OneSubsea, Houston, TX (2001 - 2016). Implementing a tailored project management system for subsea oil & gas projects across operational locations worldwide. Contracts Manager: Cameron, Houston, TX (2001 - 2008). Negotiated and executed international contracts on high profile offshore projects. Project Manager: United Pipelines, UK,USA & Singapore (1994 - 2001). Instrumental in the highly successful introduction of new technology into the corrosion resistant alloy line pipe market. Conducted commercial negotiations including contract disputes and liquidated damage claims.


Mediated a wide range of family, community, commercial, consumer, employment and property cases. Over 300 hours of continuing education including facilitative and transformative mediation approaches. Provided basic and advanced mediation training as well as presented papers at TAM and ACR National conferences. . Extensive experience in commercial negotiations during a 30-year career in the oil & gas business. Negotiated, executed and resolved disputes on supply contracts in excess of US$ 100 million.


B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering: Bristol University, UK 1980 - 83


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
July 2011    DRC, Harris County    TDFPS Child Protection Services
Nov 2010    Harvard Law School, MA    Program on Negotiation
Feb 2009    Institute for Sustainable Peace, TX    Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry
Oct 2007    DRC, Montogomery TX    Family Mediation Training
Aug 2007    ISCT - Joseph Folger    The Transformative Framework
Mat 2006    Worklife Institute, Houston TX    Advanced Transformative Mediation
Sept 2005    Worklife Institute, Houston TX    Workplace Transformative Mediation
Sept 2004    CDR Associates - Bernie Mayer    Advanced Mediation Clinic
May 2001    DRC, Harris County    Basic 40 hours Mediation Training


To enable both people and businesses to resolve their disputes where cost effectiveness and preserving valued relationships are priorities.


Provided on Request

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Non Profits
  • Oil and Gas
  • Organizational
  • Small Claims
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Facilitator