Brad is President of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd., a consulting firm engaged by industry, government agencies, and legal and financial organizations, to address conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon exploration and development. Under Bradâs direction, PRCL has developed particular expertise in the geology of unconventional hydrocarbons. PRCL has completed several regional assessments of tight gas and shale gas prospectivity in western and northern Canada, including the Horn River Basin, Montney, and Duvernay plays, and regionally in Yukon and Northwest Territories. Brad has also directed a number of studies addressing water resources for the unconventional oil and gas industry, in both deep saline and shallow non-saline aquifers.
Brad holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Alberta, and a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto. He gained 15 years of industry experience with various companies including Shell and Canadian Hunter, before joining PRCL in 1996. Brad is a Professional Geologist registered in Alberta and B.C., and currently serves on APEGA Council. He is also an active member of the CSPG (serving as its President in 2001), AAPG, and GAC, and was elected as a Fellow of Geoscientists Canada in 2014.