Highlighted Team Members

Ross Tomson, J.D., M.E.S.
Mr. Tomson is President and founder of Tomson Technologies. He has managed and successfully completed many complex, multi-phase projects for oil and gas production and service companies around the world.
Paula Guraieb, M.S.
Vice President
Paula Guraieb is Vice President of Tomson Technologies. She oversees technical aspects of research and development on a number of research and development projects in upstream oil and gas production.
Chao Yan, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Yan joined Tomson Technologies in 2013 and is researching scale, corrosion, and inhibitors at extreme pressure and temperature. His research has focused on the development of nanoparticle-polymeric scale inhibitor hybrid materials with improved squeeze performance.

Services & Solutions






EOR (1)

Flow Assurance

Cross-section of scaled production tubing from a client well

Laboratory Testing


Modeling & Software

Transient mult-phase flow model image produced by Tomson Technologies software.

Recent News

Brine Chemistry Solutions and Shale Water Research Center are now Tomson Technologies
Brine Chemistry Solutions and Shale Water Research Center are now Tomson Technologies Tomson Technologies expands services for oil and gas industry HOUSTON, January 27, 2015—Brine Chemistry Solutions and the Shale Water Research Center are now operating as Tomson Technologies. This name change is accompanied by an expansion of its services to meet the needs of […]
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Shale Play Water Management Magazine: Exploring Water Treatment, Reuse & Alternative Sources
BY HUIGUANG ZHU AND ROSS TOMSON, SHALE WATER RESEARCH CENTER In the last few years, shale oil and gas production in the United States has grown significantly as there have been improvements in both hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies. In 2000, shale gas provided only one percent of the nation’s natural gas production, but […]
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Who’s Who in Energy Recognizes Ross Tomson as Finalist
HOUSTON– The Houston Business Journal recognizes Ross Tomson, founder of Brine Chemistry Solutions and the Shale Water Research Center, as a finalist for the Who’s Who in Energy 2013 Awards. Tomson’s recognition was included in the Business Journal’s Texas print edition that was distributed to Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio markets. The Houston Business Journal will also […]
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Press Release: BCS Launches Phase II of Research on Corrosion and Scale in Ultra-Deepwater Conditions
HOUSTON— Brine Chemistry Solutions (BCS) begins Phase II of its research on corrosion and scale prediction and prevention at extreme pressure and temperature (xHPHT). The research is a part of a three-year, $4.5 million project awarded to BCS from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA), a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy. […]
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Ross Tomson participates in RPSEA Ultra-Deepwater Conference
BCS Principal Ross Tomson joins the Ultra-Deepwater Technology Conference on October 29-30, 2013. The conference will address technology development and research from more than 30 diverse RPSEA research projects, including projects at BCS. The conference is at Lone Star Corporate College in The Woodlands, TX. For more information, click here. 
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SPE Water Lifecycle: Ross Tomson joins panel discussion
The Society of Petroleum Engineers is hosting a Water Lifecycle Conference on October 22-23, 2013 in Galveston, Texas. Ross Tomson, of Brine Chemistry Solutions and the Shale Water Research Center will be participating in the conference’s panel discussion on water use, monitoring, and environmental performance in oil sands industry on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. For […]
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