Butchko, Inc. designs security solutions that safeguard your assets, mitigate your risks, and, most importantly, deliver sustainable business value. Uniquely qualified to understand security environments, your organization and your goals, Butchko aligns the Right Technology, Right Process, and Right Resources to take your program to the next level. We drive client success by integrating technology, information, and processes, to create an engineered, cost-efficient, and comprehensive solution that delivers critical information when and where it is needed.
We serve the client, no one else. We believe in collaborative relationships with product and service vendors, but only when they benefit the client. We provide independent and unbiased solution recommendations to meet your organization's unique needs, and pride ourselves on staying abreast of the latest developments in the field to ensure you are getting the very best technology available. At times we will offer you hosted or managed solutions that combine our unique added value from system management to advanced analytics.
Our approach bridges appropriate assessment, planning and operation with detailed engineering design and project management. We ensure competent solutions to complex security challenges. With the diverse combination of engineering, program management, business operations, and risk assessment skills, we offer our innovative solutions to challenging security requirements.
Oil Theft in the Eagle Ford Shale
by Benjamin M. Butchko
Oil field theft is not new, but with the rapid development in the Eagle Ford Shale, the opportunity for extensive and pervasive theft has expanded. Today’s article in the San Antonio Business Journal highlights the impact that such theft has on not just the companies from whom the oil was stolen, but also the community as a whole. Indications from law enforcement and oilfield history are that this is far from an isolated case. However, oil field theft in South Texas is a new challenge for law enforcement and investigative agencies have to learn (rather quickly) how to combat this type of crime.