Michael Murphy

Research Analyst, US Gulf of Mexico Upstream


  • North America
  • United States
  • Upstream oil and gas
  • Oil and gas exploration

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Michael Murphy, CFA  joined Wood Mackenzie in 2018 and is a research analyst for the US Gulf of Mexico Upstream Oil and Gas research team. Michael focuses on developing asset valuations and authoring insights on regional trends. He routinely advises on consulting projects. 

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Michael worked as a finance analyst at BHP Petroleum in both deepwater and onshore capacities. Prior to that role, he worked in various analyst functions in companies throughout the upstream oil and gas value chain.


Michael graduated from Trinity University with a B.S. in finance and received his Master's from the University of Houston. He is also a CFA Charterholder.