Francesco Ciulla

Vice President, Upstream Consulting Americas


  • North America
  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with Francesco

Tel +1 713 470 1982

Francesco co-leads our upstream practice in the Americas. He brings over 20 years of industry experience as a market specialist and corporate strategist.

With particular expertise in upstream oilfield service sector and supply chain, as well as in assessing the costs and operational performance of E&P operators, Francesco has managed market intelligence research products and led a range of related consultancy projects. He works across market analysis, competitive landscape assessment, strategic planning, and transaction advisory and commercial due diligence.

Francesco has worked as a consultant for IHS Energy, Rystad Energy and PFC Energy and as strategic planning director for private equity firm Prime Natural Resources. During his time in private equity, he led the strategic planning function for the different companies within the firm's portfolio and helped evaluate potential oil and gas acquisition targets.

At the start of his career, Francesco spent over 12 years in the E&P industry with PdVSA, Weatherford International and National Oilwell Varco.


MBA, University of Texas, Dallas

BS Petroleum Engineering, Universidad Central de Venezuela