At Brammer Engineering,
providing exceptional service is paramount in our business because we know our customers, and their success, are our business. Placing a premium on service is paramount to all we do for our customers because it begins with the values we practice daily in our own business.
Meet our experienced team dedicated to providing you with exceptional service for every need, every day.


Work safely & protect the environment
Serve our clients
Maximize production
Minimize costs



Keith Evans
OFFICE: (318) 429-2351
CELL: (318) 453-9254
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Keith is the Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President of Brammer. Since joining the company in 1982, Keith has been involved in all phases of the company's drilling and production engineering and field operations. Keith became President of the company in 1993 and assumed his current position in 1995 when he acquired ownership of the company from its founder L. R. Brammer, Jr. Throughout his career at Brammer, Keith has particularly enjoyed working with others to grow the company and drive customer service to provide a valuable product to the industry. Keith also enjoys mentoring young people when and where the opportunity arises.

Keith earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1980 and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana, Texas, and seven other states. Keith's commitment to his community has led him to serve in several leadership roles over the years; in 2019 he was inducted as a Junior Achievement Laureate into the North Louisiana Business Hall of Fame. Keith's passion and greatest blessing is his family; his wife Karen, three grown children and their spouses, and ten grandchildren.

Robert W. Kyle
Vice President, Land & Legal
OFFICE: (318) 429-2355
CELL: (318) 455-2590
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Robert Kyle earned his B.S. degree in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston in 1991. Robert then attended the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1994. He has been admitted to practice law in Louisiana since 1994. Robert is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and a past member of The Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court. He is also a member of the Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen.

Robert joined Brammer in 2007; he is responsible for managing the company's land staff and also for managing and maintaining contracts, risk management, and other varied insurance and legal matters. Robert is also involved in public and client relations and marketing and serves on Brammer's Management Committee. Prior to joining Brammer, Robert was a partner with Lemle & Kelleher, L.P., where his focus was in the areas of natural gas pipelines, oil and gas, municipal transactions, and civil defense. Robert is active in the community, having served on various church councils and as President of the Alumni Association for Louisiana Tech University. Robert is also actively involved in the Dixie Boys Baseball Program.

David Hankins, P.E.
Vice President, Operations
OFFICE: (318) 429-2366
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David Hankins joined Brammer in June 2016. Prior to that, he worked for a consulting firm as a project engineer in drilling, completion, and workover operations throughout South Louisiana. He interned at Brammer during the summer of 2013. David earned his M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in May 2014 after having earned his B.S. degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Mississippi in Oxford in 2011. As a completion and production engineer, David is responsible for daily production operations, AFE preparation, and workover procedures. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Ginger Sanford
OFFICE: (318) 429-2389
CELL: (318) 780-7197
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Ginger earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Louisiana State University Shreveport. She has over 25 years of accounting experience, with much of that experience being specific to oil and gas. She began working for Brammer Engineering in 2009. She first served as a Joint Interest Billing Analyst and later as the Joint Interest Billing Supervisor. After a short term as Corporate Credit Manager at a manufacturing company, she returned to Brammer in the role of Controller in 2023. Ginger enjoys working with our clients to meet their specific needs and wants each client to feel as if they have a personal relationship with our accounting group.

Phillip Templeton
Director of Information Technology
OFFICE: (318) 429-2272
CELL: (318) 560-0623
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Phillip is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Data Processing. Phillip has worked in the energy industry for 32 years and has a vast array of experience in information technology operations, support, development, database administration, engineering and architecture, and strategic planning and management. Prior to joining Brammer, Phillip worked in various IT positions for Arkla, Inc., NORAM, Houston Industries, and Reliant Resources. He joined Brammer in 2003 and is responsible for managing all of the technology infrastructure, applications, and data for Brammer and the company's clients. Phillip also serves on Brammer's Management Committee.

Mark E. Barton, P.E.
Operations Engineer
OFFICE: (337) 232-2215 x3115
CELL: (337) 319-2068
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Mark joined Brammer in 1988. He is based at Brammer's Lafayette office and is responsible for land and inland water operations in South Louisiana. Mark serves on Brammer's Management Committee. He earned a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and is a registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana. Mark has extensive experience in drilling, completion, workover, and production operations in South Louisiana and Texas land, marsh, and inland water projects.

Debbie Scott
Executive Assistant
OFFICE: (318) 429-2352
CELL: (318) 453-1673
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Debbie joined in 1981 to handle various tasks including typing and distributing morning reports, as well as assisting with revenue distributions and regulatory filings. In 1983, she became a regulatory analyst until her responsibilities increased in 1987 when she became drilling assistant/executive assistant to Keith Evans. In 1994, Debbie was appointed to the Board of Directors as corporate secretary and in 2006, her responsibilities for Brammer were expanded to include payroll administration. Debbie earned an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, Louisiana.


Our Team

Chris Aymond
Senior Landman
OFFICE: (318) 429-2350
CELL: (318) 560-2133
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Chris Aymond, CPL, has been joined Brammer in 1999. His job responsibilities include title research, leasehold research, well history information, oil and gas acquisition, unitization, due diligence, curative, division of interest, surface damages, pipeline right-of-way acquisition, and myriad other land activities. Chris has worked in North Dakota, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. He is certified in Energy Renewables through the AAPL. He earned a B.S. degree in Education from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Chris is currently a member of the Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen, American Association of Professional Landmen, National Association of Lease and Title Analysts, National Association of Division Order Analysts and the East Texas Association of Professional Landmen. He also serves as an advisor for the Red River Desk and Derrick Club.

Larry Cooper
Certified Industrial Hygienist/Training Specialist
OFFICE: (318) 470-9886
CELL: (318) 470-9886
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Larry attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, where he earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Academy of Industrial Hygiene. In 2007, Larry served on an ad hoc committee and helped establish the East Texas Chapter of the National STEPS Network, an alliance between the employers in the oil and gas industry and OSHA. He has also served as President for that chapter for four annual terms since its inception.Larry joined Brammer in 2005; his current responsibilities include providing health and safety program development and maintenance services for various clients, as well as developing and conducting health and safety-related training for clients and Brammer employees. Larry is a certified PEC SafeLand/SafeGulf and Core Compliance Instructor as well as a Hydrogen Sulfide Trainer and a First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor as qualified by the American Heart Association. Larry began his career as a chemist with Velsicol Chemical Corporation, and also worked for Honeywell/UOP in the North Shreveport area. Larry formerly was an adjunct professor for Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) in Bossier City, Louisiana and instructed two OSHA-related safety courses in BPCC's Oil and Gas Petroleum Technology curriculum.

Destiny Dunfey
Client Manager
OFFICE: (318) 429-0000
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In 2023, Destiny joined the Brammer Oil & Gas Operations team taking on the role as Client Manager. In addition to working with our operating clients to help facilitate requests, she also helps Brammer manage inquiries from our non-operating working interest owners and royalty owners.

Destiny has 8 years' experience working in the oil and gas sector. During this time, she specialized in helping clients analyze mineral interests for proper payment, generating support documents for litigation purposes, and accounting for small independent operating companies. She also has experience with state regulatory filings.

Destiny is a member of the Council of Petroleum Accountants Society (COPAS) and National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO). Destiny has served as a board member and President of the Petroleum Accountant's Society of the Ark-La-Tex Committee. She also earned her Registered Mineral Manager certification through the NARO organization. As a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Destiny received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Marketing.

Christopher Ferris
Completions & Production Engineer
OFFICE: (318) 429-2288
CELL: (318) 617-8796
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Prior to joining Brammer in May 2018, Christopher interned for the company during the summer of 2017. He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge May of 2018. Christopher received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering with a Minor in Energy. He began his career at Brammer working as an Environmental Specialist and was responsible for the Development of Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC Plans), Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, NORM management, and served as Liaison between Brammer's clients and regulatory agencies. Christopher has spent his last 4 years working as a Completion and Production Engineer. His responsibilities include monitoring producing assets for Brammer clientele, AFE preparation, and workover & P&A procedures. Recently, Christopher has been spending his days on drilling rigs in order to obtain a hands-on experience with Brammer's field personnel. Christopher is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Peyton Giddens
Safety Manager
OFFICE: (318) 429-2268
CELL: (318) 426-7360
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Peyton Giddens joined Brammer in 2005. He is a Registered Environmental Manager, Certified Safety and Environmental Manager, and Radiation Safety Officer. As Safety Manager of the Health, Safety, and Environmental Department, Peyton has experience working in drilling operations safety inspections, Phase I Audits, spill response and remediation, incident investigations and SPCC plans. He earned his B.S. degree from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, and has an Advanced Safety Certificate from the National Safety Council. Peyton is a lifetime outdoor enthusiast and volunteers as a coach for various youth sport leagues.

Matt Henry
Environmental Specialist
OFFICE: (318) 429-2265
CELL: (318) 655-1718
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Matt earned a B. S. degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Plant Science from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. After graduating in 2017, he was hired by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, where he was able to bring numerous industries, municipalities, and private business owners back into environmental compliance. Matt also responded to citizen complaints and was able for overseeing a variety of spill cleanup procedures. Matt joined Brammer 2019. He is responsible for Air Quality compliance obligations, developing Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC Plans), Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments, oil spill response and remediation management, NORM management and liaison between our clients and regulatory agencies.

Sierra Jenkins
Peloton Administrator
OFFICE: (318) 429-2357
CELL: ‭(318) 780-4717‬
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As Peloton Administrator, Sierra is responsible for entering daily production, monthly billing for clients, and accounts payable. Sierra works closely with independent contractors and manages Peloton WellView, as well as daily reports. Sierra joined Brammer in 2015.

Rachel King
Senior Environmental Specialist
OFFICE: (318) 453-7840
CELL: (318) 453-7840
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Rachel earned a B.S. in Biology from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. After her graduation in 2008, Rachel joined Brammer in the Health, Safety, and Environmental Department. She has experience preparing SPCC plans, Greenhouse Gas Reporting, Tier II Reports, and Emissions Inventory Reports. Rachel is also responsible for developing and filing air quality permit applications. Rachel is a Registered Environmental Manager and NORM Radiation Safety Officer.

Brandi Moon
Regulatory Technician
OFFICE: (318) 429-2269
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Brandi Moon joined Brammer with 15 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. She comes from Devon Energy Production and Sheridan Production Company working in Gas Measurement. Brandi is responsible for production reporting across three states: Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. She assists in the regulatory needs of all existing clients, as well as managing incoming work for new clients. She is responsible for filing drilling permit applications, completion paperwork, injection-related documents, work permits for existing wells, change of operator forms for acquisitions, and other various forms and filings with multiple state and federal agencies.

Darrell Pepper
Ark-La-Tex Production Superintendent
OFFICE: (318) 263-7500
CELL: (318) 548-5314
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Darrell joined Brammer in 1998. Prior to that, he was a production supervisor and measurement supervisor for the North Louisiana area at Sonat Exploration Company. Darrell is responsible for managing Brammer's Arcadia office, including supervision of lease operators and meter technicians, and handles all phases of daily production operations in North Louisiana, South Arkansas, and East Texas. He has more than 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Sonya Rambo
Senior Revenue Accountant
OFFICE: (318) 429-2278
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Sonya joined BEI in 2001. She earned a B.S. degree in Management from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. She prepares severance tax returns for Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi; and also has experience in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. Sonya currently prepares state royalty reports for various states and federal royalty reports for the Office of Natural Revenue Resources. Before joining BEI, she worked in the Revenue Department of Arkla Exploration Company for four years and then another two years for Seagull Mid-South, Inc.

Lauretta Randle
Division Order Analyst
OFFICE: (318) 429-2274
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Lauretta Randle is a Certified Division Order Analyst in Brammer's accounting department and has 39 years of experience in the oil & gas industry. She joined Brammer in August 2017 and is responsible for setting up and maintaining the division order records for Brammer's clients, as well as communicating and resolving issues with the interest owners. Before joining Brammer, she worked in the land department of Palmer Petroleum, Inc. for 14 years and in the Trust Oil & Gas Department of Regions Bank for 24 years. She is a notary public and a member of the Ark-La-Tex Association of Petroleum Landmen and the Red River Desk and Derrick Club.

Steven Roberts
Completions Engineer
OFFICE: (318) 429-2397
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Steven Roberts joined Brammer in February 2019 as a Completion and Production Engineer. Steven began his oil and gas career in 1991 as a yard hand for Therral Story Well Service. Steven graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana in 2001 with his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and started his professional oil and gas career with Halliburton Energy Services in Bossier City, Louisiana. Steven has worked in various operational venues related to well completions-ranging from pressure pumping operations to water management for Southwestern Energy Company in the Fayetteville Shale and Well Chemical Services with Baker Hughes in Oklahoma City as well as various roles in new well completions. Steven has a combined 31 years of service in the oil and gas industry.

Russ Rogers, P.E.
Senior Engineer - Operations
OFFICE: ‭(318) 429-2382‬
CELL: ‭(318) 426-0834‬
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Russ joined Brammer in July 2008. He has extensive experience in pipeline design, construction, operation, and regulation, as well as information technology. He began as a design and construction engineer with Texas Eastern Corporation in 1975. Russ earned his BS in Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas and MBA at Centenary College and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas. He is responsible for PHMSA regulatory compliance, One Call management, and IT systems support for three companies. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling with his family and the great outdoors!

Geoffry Roy
Production/Construction Supervisor - Lafayette
OFFICE: (337) 232-2215 x3116
CELL: ‭(337) 344-5765‬
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Geoffry joined Brammer's Lafayette office in 2011 as a Production and Construction Supervisor. His main duties include overseeing the planning and construction for all existing and new locations, supervising all independent consultants, and handling the daily maintenance of producing wells in South Louisiana. Prior to joining Brammer, he worked as a pumper for Newfield Exploration for 17 years and was an offshore field foreman for three years with Freeport McMoran.

Amanda Wallace
Regulatory & Production Reporting Supervisor
OFFICE: (318) 429-2281
CELL: (318) 655-2093
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Amanda Wallace joined Brammer in 2010. She handles the regulatory needs of all existing clients, as well as managing incoming work for new clients. Amanda is responsible for filing drilling permit applications, completion paperwork, injection-related documents, work permits for existing wells, change of operator forms for acquisitions, and other forms and filings with multiple state and federal agencies.

Amanda also handles production reporting and provides leadership and training to the production analysts in the regulatory group. She is experienced in filing state reports in Texas, Louisiana, and other states, as well as filing production on cross unit horizontal wells. Amanda handles complex allocations, surface commingling applications for both oil and gas, and assists clients with researching production history for new acquisitions.

Jim Watts
Production Engineer
OFFICE: (318) 429-2390
CELL: (318) 453-3863
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Jim Watts joined Brammer in January 2008 as a production engineer. He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, where he earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana and Texas. In February 2021, Brammer purchased Echometer well analysis equipment; Jim has managed that equipment and performed all field tests for Brammer. The field tests have included fluid level shots to determine static and producing bottom hole pressures in both rod pumping and gas wells, dual shots to verify holes in tubing, tracking plungers, and running dynamometer tests. He provides well analysis reports and recommendations for every tested well. Jim has managed production operations for oil and gas wells in North Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Kansas, with an emphasis on oil production using beam pumps and electrical submersible pumps. Jim commonly uses RODSTAR for sucker rod and downhole pump design and troubleshooting, and has a working knowledge of plunger lift, gas lift, and progressive cavity pumps. He also writes procedures and associated AFE's for various types of well work. Jim is active with the SPE Lou-Ark Section and has been an officer for 11 years.

David Williams
Facilities Project Manager
OFFICE: (318) 429-2335
CELL: (903) 926-0226
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David has worked as an independent contractor for Brammer since 2004. Prior to that, he worked at Hickey & Sons Construction for 6 years, and Harrco Construction Co. for 12 years installing production facilities, pipelines, and compressor stations, as well as performing maintenance on them. He recently joined the Brammer team as a full-time employee, bringing years of experience and knowledge of the oil and gas industry with him.

David is responsible for the quality and cost of installation, the safety of all contractors, ordering equipment and materials for installation, and daily record keeping and reports. His areas of operations include Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Ohio and Idaho.