As Director of Product, Rob Bruant is responsible for B3’s overall product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the suite of data, information products and solutions. Rob has worked in the energy industry for the past 15 years, beginning at BP, followed by Pioneer Natural Resources. During this time, Rob served in a variety of roles including Strategy Manager, Subsurface Manager, Reservoir Engineer, and Petroleum Systems Analyst. Previously, Rob held positions of Instructor and Research Associate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, focusing on carbon sequestration and groundwater remediation.
Rob received a B.A. in Geosciences from Franklin and Marshall College, a Ph.D. in Hydrology from the University of Arizona, and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Rob serves on the Board of Directors for the Produced Water Society and the Dallas Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He is also Membership Chairperson for SPE’s Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS) Technical Section. He is the recipient of SPE's Outstanding Technical Editor, Regional Service, Regional HSSE, Section Service, and Engineer of the Year awards. Rob is licensed as a Professional Geoscientist, Professional Hydrologist (Ground Water and Water Quality), and Certified Petroleum Engineer.