Brad Bauer

Brad Bauer

Merit Energy Company


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Brad Bauer

Brad Bauer is Exploitation Manager for Merit Energy Company, a private firm committed to generating value for its Partners through the acquisition, operation, & development of oil & gas assets. Brad joined Merit in 2005 as an Operations Engineer, after graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. Since that time, he has worked assets across Merit’s portfolio. His experience covers an array of producing oil & gas reservoirs, across many of the most prominent producing basins in the continental United States. Brad has worked fields in the Permian & mid-continent regions, the Rockies (Colorado, Wyoming, & North Dakota), & Michigan. For the past 10 years, Brad has focused on reservoir engineering & exploitation, specializing in the improvement of producing properties through development drilling, waterflooding, & other EOR techniques. In his current position, Brad oversees the multi-disciplinary team responsible for providing geologic & reservoir engineering support throughout Merit’s organization. Brad is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.


  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers – Member
  • Technical Advisory Board to the Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute - Member
  • Texas Board of Professional Engineers -Professional Engineer