EMEA – 2020

Our EMEA Virtual Annual Summit agenda has now been finalized. The full agenda with speakers can be found below. Please kindly note that Client User Meeting is postponed until further notice.

Annual Summit, 10:00 -12:00 CEST, September 24, 2020


Time - CESTPresentation
10:00 – 10:20Opening: Covid-19 outlook & Energy transition
Jarand Rystad, Founding Partner and CEO
10:20 – 10:40Oil market macro view
Bjørnar Tonhaugen, Head of Oil Market Research
10:40 – 11:00Panel discussion: Investor landscape
Lars Eirik Nicolaisen, Senior Partner & Deputy CEO
Håvar Blakset, Partner
Binny Bagga, Senior Analyst
Moderator: Matthew Watson, Partner and Head of Sales

Breakout Session 1: Oil & Gas

Time- CESTPresentation
11:00 – 11:20How has COVID-19 changed the offshore oil and gas industry?
Sonya Boodoo, Vice President Upstream Research
11:20 – 11:40Making cents from COVID’s cost compression
Sara Sottilotta, Analyst Energy Service
11:40 - 12:00Is covid-19 speeding up the energy transition in Europe?
Carlos Torres Diaz, Head of Gas and Power Markets Research

Breakout Session 2: Energy Transition

Time -CESTPresentation
11:00 – 11:20How the supply chain take on the 2020s energy service market
Audun Martinsen, Partner & Head of Energy Service
11:20 – 11:40E&P emission targets and how they will reshape companies
Jon-Erik Remme, Product Manager - Emission Solutions
11:40- 12:00Big Oil: From Supermajor to Supercharger
Susanne Andresen, Senior Renewables Analytics Editor


Jarand Rystad — Managing Partner and CEO

Jarand founded Rystad Energy in 2004 and is managing the company. Jarand has extensive experience in oil and gas strategy advisory work from McKinsey and Rystad Energy. He has led a number of strategy projects for international oil and gas companies and oilfield service companies. He has also worked with governments and international organizations on topics related to the global energy agenda, and he is advising investors on deal screening, transactions and portfolio management. He is among the most cited petroleum analysts in the industry and been the keynote speaker on numerous international conferences. His areas of expertise include E&P strategy, asset and company transactions, macro analysis and oil service industry analysis. Jarand has also worked for Kvaerner Engineering and as a research scientist within Industrial Economics, gaining wide expertise in statistics and programming. Jarand holds a M.Sc. degree in Physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he majored with a thesis on astroseismology. He also has an academic background in philosophy, and has been the leader and founder of various organizations.

Bjørnar Tonhaugen — Partner and Head of Oil Market Research

Bjørnar is the Head of Oil Markets Research at Rystad Energy and co-manages the Markets Team. He is the company’s macro expert in oil markets with responsibilities spanning full oil coverage. He also works with the Upstream Research team to develop production forecasts and is involved in consulting projects. He holds a B.S.c. in Mechanical Engineering from the Oslo University College and an M.S. degree in Industrial Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Carlos Torres Diaz — Head of Gas Market and Renewables Research

Carlos is the Vice President of Gas and Renewables Markets Research at Rystad Energy. He and his team develop the gas and renewables coverage for the company and he frequently participates in related consulting work. Carlos holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana, an M.S.c. in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the University of Sheffield and an MBA from the University of Oxford.

Audun Martinsen - Partner and Head of Energy Service

Audun started at Rystad Energy in 2011. He is currently leading the Energy Service team and Product Manager of Rystad Energy’s oilfield service databases DCube and SCube. Audun earned a Master’s degree in Marine Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and University of Berkeley, California, and an Executive Master of Management Program within finance from BI. His previous work experience includes Coriolis, Shell, and BW Offshore.

Sara Sottilotta — Analyst Energy Service

Sara Sottilotta is an analyst in the Oilfield Services team at Rystad Energy. Her primary focus is on cost estimating and benchmarking. She holds a Master of Science in Economics, specializing in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Barcelona and the University of Copenhagen. Sara has work experience in Deloitte.

Jo Husebye - Partner

Jo Husebye has extensive experience in oil and gas strategy advisory. He has been with the company since 2011 and led a number of projects for international oil and gas companies, oil service companies, investors and organizations. His areas of expertise include energy macro and energy transition, global and regional gas markets, GHG emissions from the oil and gas industry, E&P strategy and oil service industry analysis. Jo has also worked as a research scientist for SINTEF Energy Research, focused on gas technologies and optimization of CO2 capture, transport and storage. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology with specialization in finance and real option valuation.

Jon-Erik Remme - Product Manager - Emission Solutions

Jon-Erik Remme is a Management Consultant and the Product Manager for Emissions Solution at Rystad Energy. He holds a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has worked for Rystad Energy since 2017 and has completed several projects related to Energy Transition and emissions topics.

Lars Eirik Nicolaisen - Senior Partner & Deputy CEO

Lars Eirik Nicolaisen has been with Rystad Energy since 2008. His areas of experience include rig supply and demand analysis, well technologies and exploration performance analysis. Lars Eirik has been managing the development of RigCube. He has been key speaker at conferences on a variety of topics spanning from rig market analysis and investment forecasts for Norway to oil service opportunities in Northern Norway. Lars Eirik was also a member of the Rystad Energy winning team at the ONS’ “Young Professional Company Award“ in 2010. In addition, Lars Eirik has been a core member of the team behind the NCS Business Development Atlas.

Binny Bagga - Senior Analyst Energy Service

Binny Bagga is a Senior Analyst in the Energy Services Research team at Rystad Energy. Her primary focus is seismic market and financial analysis of the oilfield service companies. She has cleared CFA level III from CFA Institute, Charlottesville US and is a Bachelors of Commerce from University of Delhi. She has over seven years of total experience and has worked SeaBird Exploration and Ernst & Young transactions team.

Susanne Andresen - Senior Renewables Analytics Editor

Susanne Andresen is Senior Analytics Editor in the renewables team at Rystad Energy. Susanne brings five years of experience working in data-driven communications roles within marketing, banking, and politics and previously studied at UC San Diego and Cambridge University. She is currently working with the Renewables and Analytics teams to develop the Renewables Solution product suite, including the soon-to-be-launched Renewable Analytics Solution.

Sonya Boodoo - Senior Analyst Upstream Research

Sonya Boodoo is a Senior Analyst at Rystad Energy, responsible for research on E&P activity on the UKCS and development of the UKCS Business Development Solution. Prior to joining the company Sonya has worked as a geologist and economist for both E&P companies and consulting firms. She holds a BSc. in Petroleum Geoscience from the University of the West Indies and MSc. in Energy Economics from the University of Dundee.