Program 2020

Please kindly note that this year’s Annual Summits will be online events. Client User Meetings are postponed until further notice.

APAC Annual Summit agenda

12:00 - 14:00 SGT | September 17, 2020

Americas Annual Summit agenda

10:00 - 12:00 CDT | September 22, 2020

EMEA Annual Summit agenda

10:00 - 12:00 CEST | September 24, 2020

Global Presentation

Program overview

COVID-19 Update and Market Outlook
Introduction to Energy Transition
Oil and Gas Market Macro View
Panel Discussion

Regional Topics

Program overview

APACM&A across Upstream
The role of gas in energy transition: a transition or foundation fuel?
How the supply chain takes on the 2020s energy service market
AmericasShale - Play reviews, Corporate overviews, Land Services outlook
Conventionals - Global activity outlook, Corporate overview, Exploration outlook, Cost & Inflation outlook
EMEAHow has COVID-19 changed the offshore oil and gas industry?
Making cents from COVID’s cost compression


Aditya Ravi - Senior Analyst

Aditya is a Senior Analyst on the Global E&P team at Rystad Energy responsible for Latin America E&P operations coverage and the analysis of global oil and gas fiscal regimes. He holds a Bachelors in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Pune in Maharashtra, India.

Alisa Lukash - Senior Analyst

Alisa is a Senior Analyst on Rystad Energy’s shale research team responsible for the financial analysis of US shale E&Ps, asset sale modeling and company research. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, she worked as a market data consultant covering the global Investment Banks in London. She holds a B.A. in International Economics from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev and an M.S. in Finance from Hult International Business School in London.

Artem Abramov - Partner and Head of Shale Research

Artem is the Head of Shale Research at Rystad Energy with main responsibilities in analyzing upstream E&P data from governmental sources along with empirical research of well production profiles. Artem is the product manager for the NASWellCube, Rystad Energy’s North America Shale well database. He holds an M.Sc. in Financial Economics from BI Norwegian Business School and a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics with the Major in Statistics from the Novosibirsk State University, Russia.

Audun Martinsen - Partner & Head of 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.

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.

Binny Bagga - Senior Analyst Energy Service Research

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.

Carlos Torres Diaz - Head of Gas and Power Markets 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.

Espen Erlingsen - Partner and Head of Upstream Research

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.

Gero Farruggio - Head of Australia and Global Head of Renewables

Gero Farruggio graduated from MEng in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London & MBA Edinburgh University. He started his career at Schlumberger, where he demonstrated the commercial value of geosteering technology in Venezuela and Nigeria, publishing a selection of papers on innovations for the optimisation of horizontal oil wells. He then spent 16 years at Wood Mackenzie, as Director of Wood Mackenzie Australia Pty Ltd and responsible for Americas and APAC Upstream research. In November 2017 Rystad Energy acquired Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA) where he was Managing Director specialising in renewable energy research and advisory.

Jarand Rystad - Founding Partner & 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.

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.

Jon Fredrik Müller - Partner and Head of Consulting, Asia Pacific

Jon Fredrik is Partner & Head of Consulting Asia-Pacific at Rystad Energy. His area of expertise includes commercial due diligence, strategy and market assessments within E&P and oilfield services, particularly offshore-related segments like subsea, rigs and offshore vessels. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU, Norway, including a graduate exchange program at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

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.

Leslie Wei — Vice President E&P

Leslie joined Rystad Energy in 2012. Her main responsibilities include leading the shale E&P team and following unconventional activities in North America. She holds an M.A in economics from the UC Santa Barbara, USA, and a B.A. in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Matthew Fitzsimmons - Vice President, Oilfield Service Research

Matthew Fitzsimmons is Vice President for Cost Analysis at Rystad Energy in the Oilfield Service Department. He heads the Rystad Energy Services Price Index and Rystad Energy’s Oilfield Services Analytics products. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Matt spent nearly eight years at ExxonMobil evaluating and managing cost analysis projects around the world. He holds a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology (USA) and an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Global Markets from BI Norwegian Business School.

Matthew Watson - Head of EMEA

Matthew Watson is Head of EMEA and Partner 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.

Ranjan Saxena — M&A Analyst

Ranjan Saxena is an upstream business analyst at Rystad Energy. He is a mechanical engineering graduate with MBA in oil and gas management. His work Profile includes upstream asset valuation, company valuations and insights on mergers and acquisitions.

Sindre Knutsson — Vice President

Sindre Knutsson is Vice President 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.

Sonya Boodoo - Senior Analyst

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.

Susanne Andresen - Analyst

Susanne Andresen is Analyst 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.

Thomas Jacob - Senior Analyst

Thomas is a Senior Analyst and contributes to Rystad Energy’s Shale Intel solution. Thomas has expertise and experience in North America unconventional oil and gas, market research/intelligence, strategy consulting and advisory services. As the lead analyst for the proppant market coverage in North America, he plays a major role covering the pressure pumping, oilfield water management and stimulation chemicals markets. He holds an M.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from VIT University in India.

Vijay Krishnan - Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Vijay Krishnan is the Managing Director for Rystad Energy Asia Pacific. Vijay joined Rystad Energy in January 2017 and is responsible for the overall business across Asia Pacific for the firm. He has close to 20 years of experience in the Energy & Petrochemical sector. He specialises in advising clients in a commercial capacity from small to large projects and has a keen eye and a great passion for opening new markets and revenue streams. Vijay started his career as a Pricing Analyst covering Energy and Petrochemical products in Asia. He then spent 5 years in Business Development for ICIS-LOR, successfully opening up new markets, developing new clients and products focused on the Indian Sub-Continent and the Middle East. Vijay was then instrumental in building the Asian business for Wood Mackenzie across the Energy value chain. He spent over 11 years at Wood Mackenzie where his last role was the Regional Director for South East Asia and Australia and as the Global Strategic Sales Head for the National Oil Business. Vijay has a BSc in Management Economics from the University of London and is a keen triathlete.

Xi Nan - Vice President, Gas and Power Market Research

Xi is a Vice President Analyst on Rystad Energy’s Markets team, where she’s focusing on the LNG markets as well as product development. Her project work includes LNG market entering strategy, cost of LNG supply, analyzing gas supply, demand, flows, storage and prices on different gas hubs and tracking global LNG trades and prices. Xi holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School. She was previously a Senior Analyst and Content Manager at Thomson Reuters Norway, and an Analyst at Econ Pöyry Management Consulting in Norway.