Wood Mackenzie is pleased to participate in the 2018 Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. Robert Clarke, Research Director of Lower 48 Upstream will present "Global Competitiveness of the US Tight Oil Cost Curve" and RT Dukes, Research Director of Lower 48 Upstream Oil and Gas will present, "Industry Poised for Growth or Prudence." Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
23 July 2018
Global competitiveness of the US tight oil cost curve
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.
24 July 2018
Industry Poised for Growth or Prudence
R.T. has held various research and consulting roles within Wood Mackenzie. Currently, he contributes to the company’s detailed analysis of major upstream developments in North America. He also serves as a advisor for the company’s Macro Oils (Oil Price Outlook) service.
In prior roles, he led a U.S. upstream research team and was an upstream consultant. Mr. Dukes still contributes to Woodmac’s consulting practice and has participated in projects that account for billions in upstream transactions. He has led and been involved in projects ranging from asset opportunity screenings, third-party valuations, due diligence, and strategic reviews.
He is regularly interviewed and quoted by major news outlets – Chron, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg, etc.
Prior to Wood Mackenzie, R.T. led a company investing in oil and gas working interests and royalties.
Mr. Dukes graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a bachelors degree in accounting and a masters degree in finance. He currently serves on the Former Student Advisory Board for the Professional Program in Accounting.