Wood Mackenzie at the Offshore Technology Conference 2018

  • NRG Park
  • Houston, United States
Wood Mackenzie is pleased to participate in the 2018 Offshore Technology Conference. Visit us at booth #4079 in NRG Center. Julie Wilson, Research Director Global Exploration will co-chair a half-day panel, "One Gulf Reaching 50 Billion BOE and Growing" and Preston Cody, Head of Analytics Solutions will present on the panel, "Big Data Next Chapter". Please contact: amy.mccollum@woodmac.com, for more information.


  • 02 May 2018

    • Big Data Next Chapter


      • Preston leads the Analytics Solutions business at Wood Mackenzie, where we work with our clients to discover new ways to unlock value with data and analytics. Since 2015 he has worked commercializing innovative new products and developing the Wood Mac strategy for transforming its data services into a cloud-based, integrated environment for analysis. Previously he served as a project director and manager within the Consulting team at Wood Mackenzie, advising E&P clients on their strategies for portfolio management, exploration, and unconventionals. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Preston worked at Deloitte Consulting where he managed multiple projects for a large independent to ramp up unconventional gas operations within key shale plays such as the Marcellus and Eagle Ford. He also conducted benchmarking studies comparing how companies achieved operational efficiencies in developing unconventional resources. Preston has published several thought pieces and presented at conferences on how to evaluate the value and risk between conventional and unconventional resource opportunities, as well as supply chain management for onshore US operations. Before his career in energy consulting, Preston worked on information technology development projects, several of which were awarded patents. Preston holds a BA in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Texas. He holds certificates in Finance and Applications of Computer Science from Princeton, and has completed the John Hopkins Specialization for Data Science (via Coursera).

  • 03 May 2018

    • One Gulf Reaching 50 Billion BOE and Growing


      • 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.