About

ACB Energy, Inc.

Provides consulting services to the oil and gas industry.

  • Advanced Stimulation completions and stimulation services.
  • Advanced Stimulation designs using new technology.
  • Advanced Completion designs in multi-stage Horizontal and Vertical wells.
  • Stimulation Equipment consulting with Oil & Gas Operators to vertically integrate stimulation services into their operations.
  • Equipment design consulting.
  • Strategic Consulting, including business plan & sales strategy development for oil and gas technologies.

President: Audis Byrd

  • BS Mechanical Engineering – Louisiana Tech University, 1980

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma #14098

  • 12 US Patents:
    • Patent 7,341,103 – “Compositions and methods of using formations with liquefied petroleum gas”;
    • Patent 7,168,490 – “Optimized hydrocarbon blends and methods of using optimized hydrocarbon blends”;
    • Patent 7,025,134 – “Surface pulse System for Injection Wells”;
    • Patent 6,795,773 – “Well Completion Method, Including Integrated Approach for Fracture Optimization”;
    • Patent 6,571,872 – “Apparatus for completing wells in unconsolidated subterranean zones”;
    • Patent 6,427,775 – “Method and Apparatus for completing wells in Unconsolidated Subterranean Zones”;
    • Patent 5,604,300 – “Crosslink Time Detector for Stimulation Fluids”;
    • Patent 4,767,603 – “Pig for fluid conducting system”;
    • Patent 4,754,648 – “Safety Relief for Piston Gauge Protector”;
    • Patent 4,661,321 – “Continuous Reactor Design”;
    • Patent 4,595,566 – “Continuous Reactor Design”;
    • Patent 4,445,465 – “Sludge Lance Advancing Apparatus”;
  • 10 SPE Papers:
    • SPE 115467 – Integrated Fracture and Production Modeling Study in the Lower Cotton Valley Sands, Northern Louisiana;
    • SPE 93985 – “U.S. Gas Market: Updating the Status and Looking Toward the Future”;
    • SPE 86991 – “Reservoir-Based Fracture Optimization Approach”;
    • SPE 80949 – “U.S. Natural Gas Market: Recent Dynamics and Future Concerns”;
    • SPE 77766 – “Poster Session – US Gas Market: Recent Dynamics and Future Concerns”;
    • SPE 76812 – “Perforating for Stimulation: An Engineered Solution”;
    • SPE 56471 – “Perforating for Stimulation: An Engineered Solution”;
    • SPE 39916 – “Enhancing Stimulation Candidate Selection Through Data Integration for 3D Hydraulic Fracture Modeling”;
    • SPE 39895 – “Improved Selection of Candidates for Stimulation Treatment in the Wilcox Play in the South Texas/Mexico Border Area”;
    • SPE 17315 – “Fracturing Process Control and Automation Optimized Frac”;
  • 4 Trade Journal Articles
    • Paper 2003 -182 – “Integrated Approach for Fracturing Optimization” (Canada);
    • “Optimized frac pad and gel improve well productivity”, Oil & Gas Journal, March 20, 1995;
    • “Implementation of a Real-Data Fracture Analysis Methodology Improves Fracture Treatment
      Success”, GasTIPS, Vol. 3, I. 3, pp. 44-49, 1997;
    • “Study Integrates Fracturing, Production”, The American Oil & Gas Reporter, March 7, 2009.

Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers;
  • Board of Directors LA Tech Alumni Association 2005-2007;
  • SPE Steering Committee member for the 2004 SPE Forum on “Natural Gas: The Next Imperative” held June 20-25,204
  • Industry Advisor Board for Montana Tech Petroleum Engineering Department 2003 – 2005;
  • Youth Council at Houston F.B.C. 2002-2005;
  • National Petroleum Council Technology Sub-Committee 2002-2003
  • SPE Student paper judge 1996-1999;
  • Secretary for South Texas chapter of the API 1990-1993;
  • Advisory Counsel for Francis Tuttle Vocational Technical School in Oklahoma City, OK 1986-1989;
  • Outstanding Young Men of America 1986;