Richard Baker

President (BRE Subsurface)

Richard Baker is an executive/project manager/engineer with over 37 years of practical experience in reservoir engineering and CO2 projects (EOR/CO2 sequestration/Acid gas injection) He has worked on projects on 53 countries number of reservoir characterization / reservoir simulation projects worldwide in Canada, Russia, Indonesia, South America, North Africa, Middle East, North Sea and North America.

He has a president of a number of small companies (Yellowbrick; 2006-2009, Epic Consulting Services) The companies were successful from both an economic and technical point of view.

He has written a book called “Practical Reservoir Engineering and Characterization” (Elsevier 2015)

Richard is a Distinguished Author Member of the Petroleum Society of CIM and received an SPE award in 2007 and a CIM service award in 2008. He has twice won SPE Reservoir Characterization award for Canada and nominated for World Reservoir Characterization award. He has won 2018 SPE Mentoring Award for Canada.

In addition to authoring and co-authoring 60+ technical papers, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary and sits on the Faculty of Engineering Advisory Board. He helped development the 4th year Design Capstone courses for the University of Calgary.

Richard has held senior reservoir engineering positions at both Shell and Husky Oil, and holds both 2 Bachelor’s degrees and a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary.