Subsea Engineering

Faculty

Jim Brugman

Jim Brugman

Lecturer, Subsea Engineering
Formerly with NOV

Engineering Expertise: 

Drilling Equipment Product Development: Hoisting Equipment, Drill Floor Automation, Top Drive Drilling Systems, Automated Pipe Handling, Underbalanced Drilling Equipment, Managed Pressure Drilling Equipment, Blowout Prevention Equipment.

Software Design Tools Application and Development: Computer Aided Design, Finite Element Analysis, Visual Basic Application Development, 3D Stress Linearization, Dynamic Simulations (Riser Recoil, Ram Locking Systems, Solenoid Valves, Drilling Mud Circulation)

Subsea Engineering Experience: 

Design and Analysis of

  • Subsea Blowout Preventer Systems
  • Subsea BOP Control Systems
  • Low Force Shear Rams
  • Drilling Riser Systems
  • Riser Recoil Systems
  • Subsea Intervention Systems