We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 


Mark Oberstoetter

Head of Americas (non-L48) Upstream Research


  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • North America
  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with Mark

Mark leads a team of analysts covering the upstream industries across Canada, Latin America, US Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. He has extensively covered the North Slope, deepwater, oil sands and unconventional sectors, including asset valuation work and competitive benchmarking.

Mark joined Wood Mackenzie in 2009, and has since contributed to research offerings and consulting work across North America covering a wide variety of resource themes. His recent work has included corporate strategy consulting, helping governments assess royalty structures, and providing detailed competitiveness benchmark outlooks for assets, plays and regions.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Mark worked at Kenmont Capital Partners (an energy-focused hedge fund), Sanders Morris Harris Investment Bank and KPMG.


Masters in Finance and Bachelors in Accounting, Texas A&M University

Qualified as Certified Public Accountant