Bradley R. Broekstra

Title: Geoscientist and Principal
Company: Sentinel Petroleum LLC
Location: Willis, Texas, United States

Bradley R. Broekstra, geoscientist and principal at Sentinel Petroleum LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the energy industry.

Drawing on more than four decades of practiced expertise, Mr. Broekstra is a proven leader in his industry, having served as a geoscientist and principal at Sentinel Petroleum LLC in Houston, Texas, since 2018. He previously operated as the vice president of geoscience at Magnolia Oil & Gas Operating LLC from 2014 to 2018. Furthermore, he excelled as the senior geological advisor for the Midstates Petroleum Company between 2012 and 2014, having also served the company as the vice president of exploration from 2005 to 2012. Ever committed to his profession, Mr. Broekstra remains affiliated with the Houston Geological Society and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Before embarking on his vocational journey in 1978, Mr. Broekstra pursued a formal education, originally earning a Bachelor of Arts in geology at Hope College in 1975. He would ultimately achieve a Master of Science in geophysical sciences, geology and earth science at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1978. Well-regarded for his experience, he has also offered his intellect in the publication of several scholarly papers pertaining to his work in the field. Attributing his achievements to his dedicated work ethic and ability to learn from his mistakes, Mr. Broekstra is notably proud to have found a wealth of success while working at Midstates Petroleum, and he hopes to develop Sentinel Petroleum into an equally successful brand.

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