Transforming Oil and Gas Inspections with Drones

Bruin E&P Partners uses drones to improve inspection, safety, and comply with regulations


Bruin E&P Partners is an Oil and Gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. They've been able to leverage drones to successfully manage and acquire new assets. Before drones they had to commission planes to fly sites. Being able to easily repeat inspections with drones with an onsite person has improved safety, which is obviously extremely important to the oil and gas industry.

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Kyle Westendorf, Technical Systems Manager, Bruin E&P Partners

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They've been able to keep up with regulations for what's already build out on-site as well as monitoring as things change. Kyle explains that he's more able to do his job from anywhere, a pilot can collect field data and communicate details back the same day. With 5 offices and 110 employees, drone data has become an absolute necessity.

Bruin E&P Partners uses DroneDeploy's thermal live map features to run inspections from nearby their sites. They able to avoid sending staff into potentially dangerous situations. This way they're able to make critical decisions about pressure points or mitigating factors that need more analysis or a fix.

DroneDeploy enables companies like Bruin E&P Partners to comply with federal regulations and improve the inspection of oil wells and pads at various remote sites across world.

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