Trial Graphics

Trial Graphics

Our team combines decades of actual oil & gas technical experience, highly talented artists and visual media experts. We understand geological, geophysical and engineering data and turn your complex evidence into demonstratives that are accurate, informative, and easy to understand. Your experts or legal team doesn’t have to hold our hand or reinvent the wheel…we get it. We know it’s difficult for the layman to envision something they’ve never seen or know little to nothing about. Creating illustrations or animations that explain what goes on in the subsurface is our specialty. Whether it’s a tool failure, formation damage or human error, we can communicate your side of the story to a judge or a jury with maximum effectiveness.

Explosions - Wrongful Death or Personal Injury Animations

Our team has many years of providing trial demonstratives for the oil and gas industry. Cases we’ve worked on include toxic effects of hydrogen sulfide, well blowout fires and other equipment explosions, blowout preventer failure, fracing accidents and workers being struck by falling pipes, tongs, and high-pressure connections failing. We have also done pipeline leaks caused by corrosion, environmental surface or drinking water contamination from produced saltwater.

Graphics to Uphold Safety Standards

Health and Safety is a priority of everyone in the oil and gas industry. The industries commitment to excellence, not only to protect U.S. workers, but it works tirelessly to keep surrounding communities and the environment healthy and safe.

Vertical Well Sidetrack Due to Lease Restrictions

Drilling or downhole problems can be hard to explain, especially to the layman. Stuck pipe caused by dog-legs in the well, tool or product failure, dropped slips or a pipe wrench in the hole can be costly and may permanently compromise access to known hydrocarbon bearing formations. Disputes over lease or drilling rights, leaks or environmental damage can often require 3D animations or subsurface visuals to understand the facts. Our knowledge and experience in the oil and gas industry allows us to technically and creatively “think outside the box” and offer suggestions for a favorable verdict.

Oil and gas trial presentation support

Hydraulic Fracturing Location Casing Failure

Drilling Rig Explosion Caused by Blowout Preventer Failure

Equipment and Tool Malfunctions

Take your employees or clients to the location…from the conference room.

No need for hard hats and steel toe boots. Our custom and licensable animations can give your clients and employees the experience of a trip to the field without ever leaving the office.


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We can help with all your trial graphics and animation needs.

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Explosions
  • Surface Damage
  • Breech of Contract
  • Tool Malfunctions
  • Environmental Damage
  • Onshore / Offshore Exploration
  • Royalty / Reserve Disputes
  • Drilling / Fraccing Disputes
  • Royalty / Pollution Issues
  • Drilling / Mineral Rights

Geoscience experience to accurately make your case

Our litigation presentation background includes work on a variety of environmental cases, as well. This varied geoscience experience combined with our animation and multimedia expertise will give you the edge when you enter the courtroom.

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Some of the things our clients have to say

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John, You and your Team did a remarkable job – You guys and Gwen and Her Team have turned out the most impressive Annual Report EVER !! Thanks and we look forward to working with your Team again next year……
David M. Demshur Chairman of the Board & CEO - Core Laboratories
John once again provided us with some beautiful graphics which will be very useful in illustrating some of our plays in West Texas. We have imposed some tight deadlines for him, and he has always delivered.
Michael White Geological Team Lead - OXY
I teach the oil-and-gas law courses at Texas Tech School of Law, and it is the rule rather than the exception that my students start my courses with little or no familiarity with the oil-and-gas business. In fact, more often than not, they know a lot that isn’t so! To be able to effectively teach the law on a subject…
William R. Keffer Janet Scivally and David Copeland Endowed Professor of Energy Law, Director of Energy Law Programs, Assistant Director of Bar Preparation Resources, Texas Tech University School of Law
I have admired the work of John Perez Graphics for many years and finally had an opportunity to utilize their services in creating a presentation.  I was asked to give a presentation at a large conference and wanted to deliver a “wow” presentation to a non-oil and gas audience.  The presentation needed to explain some of the complexities of our industry…
Jay Still CEO & President - Guidon Energy
I enjoyed working with your crew on the CSM project. The results occupy a prominent spot in the lobby of the new Petroleum Engineering Building for all to admire. Thank you for the opportunity.
Robert J. Weimer Geology Professor Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines
- The illustration looks OUTSTANDING! I don't foresee the need for any changes at this point, at all. The project was initiated on December 9th with a drop dead completion date of February 6th. Although the project grew in scope, your team still delivered on time! Again, thanks to you and your team. You made my geologic visions a reality, and…
Brian W. Wilhite Geological Research & Strategic Planning, Woolsey Energy
- Thanks so much. This has been a good project. Please pass on my gratitude to all the staff that worked on this - as you probably know, they are a talented bunch!!!
Tim Rasmussen MDU Resources Group, Inc.
The response we received from the opening video for our conference was overwhelming. The Perez combination of drilling and completion graphics combined with high impact animations and music was beyond what anyone in our audience had ever seen before. Thanks so much for far exceeding our expectations.
E. Russell (Rusty) Braziel President RBN Energy, LLC
- TIPRO has had the pleasure of partnering with John Perez and his talented team for more than five years. Each year, they have been the lead designers for our association's membership directory, creating designs that help capture the essence of our organization in images which far exceed our expectations. In addition, John Perez has helped TIPRO with development of…
Joanne Reynolds TIPRO
I started working for Venado Oil & Gas as the Director of Administration and one of my first tasks at hand was the development of the company website. My knowledge of website design and working in the oil and gas industry made this task very challenging. The decision to contract John Perez graphics to design the website was absolutely the…
Paul R. Janacek Venado Oil & Gas, LLC


We see the red dots.

To us, every chart tells a story. Every bit of data reveals more of the bigger picture. And when we go to work creating legal illustrations, mapping or animations for your side of a case, we don’t let anything slip past us.

More than once, we have honed in on the “red dot” in a case—the overlooked, key piece of information—that helped our clients win the trial or settle in their favor. So don’t just get a graphic designer to work up some pictures for you. This is too important. Let us be your advocates before you ever set foot in the courtroom with trial graphics that make the difference.

We’ll help you c_nn_ct the d_ts…