Wood Mackenzie at the AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2018

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  • Salt Palace Convention Center
  • Salt Lake City, United States
Wood Mackenzie is pleased to participate in the 2018 AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition. Robert Clarke, Research Director of Lower 48 Upstream will present "Geology vs Technology: How Sustainable is Permian Production Growth?" Please contact: amy.mccollum@woodmac.com, for more information.


  • 21 May 2018

    • Global Roundup of Exploration Activity


      • Julie has covered global exploration since January 2011, following 11 years at Wood Mackenzie split between the upstream consulting and research divisions. She has worked closely with clients advising on global and local industry issues, with a recent focus on exploration strategy and performance. Julie moved to Houston from the UK in November 2000 in an upstream consulting role. She helped to build the Houston consulting practice and managed a wide variety of international consulting engagements, including corporate strategies, exploration and country entry strategies, competitor analysis, gas supply and market analysis. In 2006 she moved across to the research division and built the Houston-based team focusing on the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Julie worked in BP’s upstream business for eight years in London and Aberdeen in a variety of political, commercial, and financial analysis roles, spanning international and domestic North Sea operations and exploration. Julie graduated from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland with a BA Honours degree and from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland with an MSc.

  • 22 May 2018

    • A Commercial Examination of Canadian Unconventional Play Development


      • Stephen joined Wood Mackenzie in April 2016 with a focus on adding a different perspective to their Canadian upstream research coverage. He is responsible for providing financial asset valuation and objective commercial analysis on company and play activity throughout Canada. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Stephen worked for a major Canadian oil sands producer, specializing in production optimization, drilling and completions, and regulatory compliance. Prior to that, he worked as an engineering consultant, advising pipeline companies on risk reduction and maintenance strategies Stephen is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering and is a licenced professional engineer with APEGA. He is currently pursuing his Chartered Financial Analyst designation as a 2017 Level II candidate in the CFA program

  • 23 May 2018

    • Geology vs Technology: How Sustainable is Permian Production Growth?


      • Robert G. Clarke has been with Wood Mackenzie since 2005, originally as a member of the company’s US Lower 48 Upstream Research team. He has covered both the Rocky Mountains and Gulf Coast regions specifically, and led much of Wood Mackenzie’s initial US shale research. He product managed the Global Unconventional Play Service from 2009 to 2014. Now, Robert directs the company’s wider global unconventional research effort and he also manages an internal upstream Knowledge Network. Robert’s analytical specializations include geologic play description, decline curve analysis, production forecasting, analogue play modelling, and economic benchmarking. He has widespread experience analysing exploratory global unconventional gas assets and has worked on numerous upstream consulting projects, ranging from asset opportunity screenings for E&Ps, to due diligence work for private equity M&A. Robert also regularly contributes to written media and is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry conferences. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, he worked as a Field Geologist for HMI, a private engineering and consulting firm in Houston, Texas. Robert graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in 2001 with a BA in Geology, and received a MBA in 2005 from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.


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