Unbridled Energy Elects Bernard Brauer to Board

Unbridled has announced that Mr. E. Bernard "Bernie" Brauer was elected to its Board of Directors on February 18, 2009. Mr. Brauer's experience will be invaluable during Unbridled's continued growth.

Mr. Brauer is a Petroleum Consultant residing in Corpus Christi, Texas. During his career, he has held various assignments in engineering, operations, economics, planning, and management in Louisiana, Texas, California and Canada. After 38 years of service, he retired from Unocal Canada Ltd., in October 1998, where he served as President and General Manager, responsible for exploration, production and restructuring of Canadian assets.

Prior assignments include:

  • General Manager, California Asset Sale, responsible for the exit sale of Unocal's California fields;
  • Vice-President, Planning and Asset Management responsible for corporate budgeting and strategic planning for Unocal's upstream assets;
  • General Manager, Western Region responsible for California exploration and production activities; as well as
  • Regional Operations Manager and Regional Engineering Manager, Western Region; and
  • Manager of Planning and Valuation, Gulf Region.

Mr. Brauer was the 2006 President and Member of the Executive Committee and currently serves as Chairman of Council of Past Presidents of The Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers(SPEE). He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board (EAB), Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin. He is a Life Member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers(SPE) and a Registered Professional Engineer in Petroleum Engineering in Texas and Louisiana.

In 2007, he was Vice-President, National Energy for The Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES). Further, he served on the Steering Committee for the AAPG/SPE International Multidisciplinary Reserves Conference in June 2007, in Washington, D.C. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and management, we would like take this opportunity to welcome Mr. Brauer to the Unbridled team.

Unbridled Energy is an independent natural gas evaluation and production company specializing in shale gas and tight gas sands ("TGS") opportunities in two main basins within North America; the eastern US Appalachian Basin and the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.