Bruce Smith

Senior Director & Advisor, U.S. Energy Operations


Englewood, Colo., U.S.


Mr. Bruce Smith is Senior Director & Advisor, U.S. Energy Operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the upstream E&P business, including exploration geology and geophysics at Chevron and 20 years with IHS working with U.S. upstream energy information. Mr. Smith has detailed knowledge of which drilling, completion, and production reports are to be filed with U.S. regulatory agencies and how IHS transforms that information to support the decision-making process. He worked on the Professional Petroleum Data Management Association’s 2013 project to create new rules for well identification and API well numbering. Mr. Smith’s degrees include a Master of Geology from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., U.S.,  and a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., U.S.​