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Luiz Hayum

Upstream Research Senior Analyst, Latin America


  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with Luiz

Luiz is a senior analyst with the Latin America upstream research team based in Rio de Janeiro. Luiz’s research focuses on valuing individual upstream offshore assets in the Latin America region, especially in Brazil, Guyana, Argentina and the Falklands.

Luiz joined Wood Mackenzie in 2014 in the Houston office, before moving to Rio de Janeiro. Since then, Luiz has developed a deep understanding of technical, commercial, fiscal and regulatory aspects of oil and gas developments, with a special interest in Brazilian pre-salt and other high impact deepwater developments.


Luiz holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.