William Burge

Principal, Upstream Consulting


  • Upstream oil and gas

William joined Wood Mackenzie in 2019 as a Principal in the Upstream Consulting Team, based out of Houston, and has over 8 years experiencing working across the oil, gas and resources industries.

Prior to Wood Mackenzie, William was at Santos Ltd based in Brisbane, where he was Senior Commercial Advisor and Economic Analyst. In that role, he managed projects including the GLNG’s long term portfolio (Upstream / Midstream / LNG), Upstream gas FID assessments, commercial negotiations for midstream tolling and GSA’s, capex project management and strategy support to Onshore Senior Management.

Prior to that in Santos, he worked across upstream development / corporate services transformation, performance improvement and as a Financial Controller for the GLNG Project. Previously, he worked at BHP’s, BMA’s Coal assets in Business Evaluation.


William is a graduate of the Rice University Business School Advanced Management Program and holds a Masters of Applied Finance (Corporate Finance) from Kaplan Professional Australia. He also holds a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting from Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Southern Queensland, Australia.