London – 2017

Please note, that the agenda may change without notice.

Day 1

Morning sessions

8:30 – 9:00Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:05Welcome speech
Matthew Watson, Partner & Director Global Sales
09:05 – 09:25Oil market recap - Key market trends and drivers so far
Nadia Martin Wiggen, VP Oil Markets
09:25 – 9:55Can dynamic modelling of short and long oil cycles give the answer?
Jarand Rystad, CEO
09:55 - 10:15Recent UKCS Transactions in Longer Term Context
Doug Fleming, Finance Director, Siccar Point Energy
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break and networking
10:45 – 11:30Offshore service suppliers
Audun Martinsen, VP Oilfield Research
11:30 – 12:15NA Shale: what has changed since 2016?
Per Magnus Nysveen, Senior Partner & Head of Analysis
12:15 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 14:30Panel Discussion - Farewell superprofit, Welcome innovation
  • Per Magnus Nysveen, Head of Analysis, Rystad Energy
  • Simon Davies - Executive Director, Natural Resources - EMEA, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi
  • Jan Egil Braendeland - Executive Vice President Global Sales, KBR
14:30 - 15:00Coffee Break

Afternoon sessions
Session 1

15:00 – 15:30Focus Topic: NA Shale – what to expect going forward?
Thomas Liles, Analyst
15:30 – 16:00Focus Topic: Global gas markets, recent trends and shifts in supply and demand
Sindre Knutsson, Senior Analyst

Session 2

15:00 – 15:30Focus Topic: North Sea - A pipeline of new commercial projects
Espen Erlingsen, Partner
15:30 – 16:00Focus Topic: Increasing contracting activity in the offshore rig market
Oddmund Føre, Senior Analyst

Recap and closing

16:00 - 16:30Coffee break and networking
16:30 – 16:50Regional Discussion - North west Europe's place in a shale and OPEC world
Simon Sjøthun, Project Manager
16:50 – 17:00Summary
Matthew Watson, Partner & Director Global Sales

Day 2

Morning sessions

8:30Registration and coffee
8:45 – 8:50Welcome
Matthew Watson, Partner & Director Global Sales
8:50 - 9:15Comprehensive sources and data methodology
Espen Erlingsen, Partner
9:15 - 9:30DCube & SCube Methodology
Audun Martinsen, VP Oilfield Service Research
9:30 –10:10New database parameters and features
Glenn Buchan, BD Manager & Sindre Knutsson, Senior Analyst
10:10 – 10:25Coffee break and networking
10:25 – 10:55Feedback and questions
Courtney Sims, Senior Client Analyst
10:55 – 11:40Planned product development
Matthew Watson, Partner & Director Global Sales
11:40 – 12:10Summary
Matthew Watson, Partner & Director Global Sales
12:10 – 13:00Lunch

Afternoon sessions
Session 1

13:00 - 13:45UCube & UCube Economic Model
Espen Erlingsen, Partner
13:45 - 14:30UKCS & NCS / Q&A
Simon Sjøthun, Project Manager
14:30 - 14:45Coffee break & Product demonstrations
14:45 - 15:30NASWellCube
Artem Abramov, VP Analysis
15:30 - 16:15UCube
Espen Erlingsen, Partner

Session 2

13:00 - 13:45RigCube
Oddmund Føre, Senior Analyst
13:45 - 14:30DCube/SCube
Audun Martinsen, VP Oilfield Research
14:30 - 14:45Coffee break & Product demonstrations
14:45 - 15:30UKCS & NCS / Q&A
Simon Sjøthun, Project Manager
15:30 - 16:15DCube/SCube
Audun Martinsen, VP Oilfield Research


Jarand Rystad - 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.

Per Magnus Nysveen - Senior Partner & Head of Analysis

Per Magnus Nysveen joined Rystad Energy from its founding in 2004 and is in charge of the analyst team. He has broad experience within upstream valuation, cost modelling and oil macro analyses. He has particular expertise in unconventional activities and is in charge of the North American Shale Analysis. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Per Magnus had 15 years of international experience within technology, risk management and venture business, primarily from DNV GL and the CNES space center of France. He holds a M.Sc. degree from NTNU Trondheim and IFP Paris, and a MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Guest Panel Member - Simon Davies - Executive Director, Natural Resources - EMEA, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi

Simon is Executive Director – Natural Resources based with the European Investment Banking Division of MUFG. Simon has 26 years of international banking experience gained with investment and commercial banks in London and Singapore. Simon has specialized in the structuring of multi-party, multi-jurisdiction transactions often with a focus on taxation, accounting and regulatory outcomes involving loan, bond and derivative structures for both private placement and public market issuance.

Guest Panel Member - Jan Egil Braendeland - Executive Vice President Global Sales, KBR

Jan Egil Braendeland is currently Executive Vice President Global Sales for KBR’s Engineering and Construction and Technology and Consulting businesses and a part of KBR’s Executive Leadership team. Previously he was the President of KBR’s E&C Europe, Eurasia and Africa (EEA) business unit responsible for approximately 3,000 employees. He has a broad international experience from working around the world in locations that include Norway, Singapore, Brazil, Angola, South Africa, Algeria, UK and the U.S. Mr. Braendeland holds a Master of Science in marine engineering and naval architecture from the Norwegian Institute of Technology and a postgraduate diploma in business and administration from the University of Surrey in England.

Guest Speaker - Doug Fleming, Finance Director, Siccar Point Energy

Doug worked in corporate banking and venture capital for 10 years before moving into the oil and gas industry. In 2005 he joined Venture Production plc where he worked on acquisitions, financing and investor relations. Prior to joining Siccar Point Energy Doug was Senior Vice President, Business Development, heading the global BD function for Centrica Energy E&P. Doug’s role covers finance, business development, commercial and corporate finance.

Matthew Watson - Partner & Director of Global Sales

Matthew Watson is Director of Global Sales at Rystad Energy. Matthew joined the company in 2012 and is responsible for the management and implementation of our international sales operations . Prior to this role, Matthew worked for Thomson Reuters as a Sales Specialist in the commodities markets focusing on the energy sector. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Espen Erlingsen - Partner

Espen Erlingsen is a Partner and leader of the E&P team at Rystad Energy. His areas of expertise include company and acreage valuation, breakeven price analysis and international petroleum fiscal regimes. Before becoming a Partner, Mr. Erlingsen was the lead NCS analyst at Rystad Energy.

Steve Rowlands - VP Business Development - UK

Steve Rowlands is VP of Business Development at Rystad Energy. Steve joined Rystad Energy in 2011 and is responsible for all sales, business development and growth opportunities for the UK region. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Steve worked for the oilfield services company Fugro, focussing on petroleum play evaluation tools using global well data and assisting with license round promotions with various governments across the world. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Science from the University of Wales, Bangor.

Audun Martinsen - VP Oilfield Service Research

Audun started at Rystad Energy in 2011. He is currently leading the Oilfield Service team and Product Manager of Rystad Energys oilfield service databases DCube and SCube. Audun earned a Masters 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.

Oddmund Føre - Senior Analyst

Oddmund Føre is a Senior Analyst within Rystad’s oilfield services and offshore E&P spending division. His primary focus is on the analysis of the global offshore drilling market as well as the production and spending on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. He is also the product manager for RigCube, Rystad Energy’s rig demand & supply database covering all moveable rig activity for floaters and jackups globally. Oddmund holds a master’s degree in Financial Economics from the Norwegian Business School and a bachelor’s degree from the Naval Academy.

Nadia Wiggen Martin - VP Oil Markets

Nadia Martin Wiggen is Vice President of the markets team at Rystad Energy and co-author of the monthly Global Oil Market Trends Report. She has 10 years of experience in commodity markets analysis (spanning oil liquids, gas, power, coal, renewables, agriculture, metals and freight) and trading from Morgan Stanley and Phibro. She holds an MSc degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and a BSc from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Thomas Liles - Analyst

Thomas currently focuses on onshore Canadian E&P developments as part of Rystad Energy’s Global E&P team in Oslo, Norway. His main responsibilities include oil sands and heavy oil modeling and monthly production forecasting, as well as shale asset modeling. Before joining the Oslo team, he began working in Rystad Energy’s Moscow office in 2015, where he covered Russian upstream developments for UCube and ECube. He holds a master’s degree from Harvard University, where he focused on political science and energy policy, and a bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Sindre Knutsson - Senior Analyst

Sindre Knutsson is a Senior Analyst in Rystad Energy’s markets team with focus on global natural gas and LNG. He is the responsible for the development of Rystad Energy’s Gas Solutions service providing data and analyses on global natural gas markets and fundamentals. Sindre holds a Bachelors degree from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a Master’s degree from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Sindre has four years of experience from the Norwegian Armed Forces working with Electronic Warfare and Intelligence.

Simon Sjøthun - Project Manager

Simon Sjøthun is a Project Manager with Rystad Energy with experience from E&P and oil field service projects. He is a key member of the Rystad Energy NCS Solution team and has extensive knowledge about upstream activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Simon has also worked with valuation support, transaction activities and gas infrastructure assessments. He graduated from NHH and EM Lyon, France.

Glenn Taylor Buchan - BD Manager

Glenn Taylor Buchan is a Business Development Manager at Rystad Energy, responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with clients in Europe. Prior to joining the company, Glenn has held Senior Strategy & Market Analyst positions at various oilfield service companies, including Aker Solutions. Within these roles, Glenn has been a long term user of the Rystad Energy tools, working on business development and strategy analysis for senior management.

Nils-Henrik Bjurstrøm - Product Portfolio Manager

Nils-Henrik Bjurstrøm is a Product Portfolio Manager at Rystad Energy with overall responsibility for management of Rystad Energy’s commercial products. He is also managing Rystad Energy’s exploration analysis team and is the Product Manager for the ECube product. He has also been a Senior Project Manager within Rystad Energy consulting for three years. His previous field of experience includes strategic product management, business development, general management within software development, project management and software engineering. He previously worked at Roxar Software Solutions as a manager of software products within petroleum geology, geophysics and reservoir engineering. He holds an M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from NTNU, Norway, and an Executive MBA in Strategic Management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).