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Chad Burkhardt

Statement from Steve Bruington 08/03/2020

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During my 40+ year career in the oil and gas industry, I have endured many downturns, each with unique characteristics.  Undoubtedly, this is the worst down cycle I have experienced.  The ultimate question has always been, “Do we have the knowledge, skills, ability, fortitude, and persistence to survive?”  We at Bruington Engineering, LLC have demonstrated our answer is a firm “YES”, and we see opportunities during these challenging times.

Recent Projects

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  • Salt water disposal well design and successful drilling in west Texas
  • Acid gas injection well (94% CO2 and 6% H2S) procedure for down-hole work and well-site supervision
  • Plug and abandon paperwork filings and well-site supervision
  • Hydraulic fracture and pump schedule optimization for a west Texas horizontal

SPE/IADC Paper 179715

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SPE/IADC Paper 179715, “Rejuvenating the Buda Limestone Reservoir in Texas by Using Crude Oil and Nitrogen Injection in Underbalanced Regime: Case History,” was recently presented at the 2016 SPE/IADC Managed Pressure Drilling and Underbalanced Operations Conference and Exhibition in Galveston, Texas.  The paper is coauthored by Hat Creek Energy LLC, Weatherford International, and Bruington Engineering LLC.