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BRT Energy Advisors is an E&P Consulting Services Company founded in 2010 by Allen Bertagne, a highly-experienced geoscientist with a deep understanding of the technical, operational, and business aspects of E&P as well as a track record of successfully executing projects in today’s Digital and often-Virtual environment.

Since 2010, BRT has grown into a Team with expanded technical skills that combines knowledge, experience and know-how to create new measurable value and reduce E&P risks


BRT is committed to efficient execution, quick turnaround and clear, concise communication.

We have successfully completed Projects ranging from the most technical, to primarily business-oriented, from domestic to international, and clients have ranged from Majors to Small Independents, from Oil Companies to Service Companies, and have also included Individual Investors requiring an independent third-party perspective.


BRT Energy Advisors’ Founder is fully-proficient in modern workstations as well as Data Management and Data Sources, the Cloud, and fast-moving modern Technologies.  He has been enthusiastically sharing his ideas and insights with the next generation for years, most recently as Technical Coordinator of the SEG EVOLVE student Program.  

Worldwide Experience

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About the Founder

Allen Bertagne is a hands-on, fully-Kingdom-proficient, geophysicist/explorationist with more than 35 years experience gained while working in numerous basins around the world

After receiving a B.Sc. in Geology from the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College and an M.A. in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin, he worked for Exxon and explored in the Wyoming Thrust Belt and other Rocky Mountain Basins.


Next, he worked for service companies including CGG, PGS, Core Lab, and Fusion Geophysical, providing exploration and production analysis and advice to domestic and international oil companies. 


From 2006-2010, he was the lead Geoscientist in Shell’s Gulf of Mexico Commercial Team and was responsible for business deals with a total value of more than $500 million.   

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In 2010, after raising the necessary drilling funds, he became Country Manager in France for a 2-year exploration campaign in the Aquitaine Basin, on behalf of an exploration JV that included a company he founded, Hexagon Natural Resources


After completing the France project, he worked in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Colombia for 18 months at Shell, before participating as a Geophysicist and Investor in a new Deepwater Gulf of Mexico $2 billion exploration startup, Venari Resources


Since January 2015, he has been a Technical Advisor to several companies, primarily providing high-end integrated interpretation using the IHS Kingdom Suite