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Bruce Swanson

Independent Consultant

Bruce has a 29 year career in Drilling and Completions with BP in senior roles including HPHT Project Manager, Well Technology Manager, Asset Manager and Well Engineering Team Leader for appraise.  His career started in BP’s Sunbury Research Centre focussing on the development and deployment of new technology within the company.

Bruce left BP in 2015 and has set up as an independent consultant working with clients including Oil and Gas UK.

Areas of expertise include HPHT well engineering and field development; asset management; major project appraisal and review, and the application of new technology to wells projects.

He holds BSc and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers.

PRP relevant experience in:

  • Drilling and completions technology
  • Drilling fluids and drilling hydraulics
  • Drilling information and real-time systems
  • Slim hole drilling technology
  • Casing design
  • Kick detection technology