Company Profile

Founded by Dr. Benoît Brouard in 1999, Brouard Consulting provides consulting expertise and offers a wide range of services in the field of underground storage, with particular emphasis on salt caverns.

Benoît Brouard holds a Master of Science from Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), France; he also holds a MD from Ecole Centrale, and a Ph.D. in Rock Mechanics from Ecole Polytechnique, France.

Dr. Brouard has more than 20 years' experience in rock mechanics, with particular expertise rock salt, solution mining and analysis of earthquake effects on underground structures. He is co-author of more than 100 journal and technical papers mainly dedicated to the behavior of solution-mined caverns.

Brouard Consulting has been a member of the Solution Mining Research Institute (SMRI) since 1999. Benoit Brouard serves as SMRI President for 2015.

Brouard Consulting headquarters is located 101 rue du Temple, Paris, France. A second office is located at X-Tech, which is a Ecole Polytechnique company nursery, Palaiseau, France. A third office is located at 11 rue Saint-Martin, Paris, France.