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. 


Michael Moynihan

Research Director, Russia Upstream Oil and Gas


  • Russian Federation
  • Upstream oil and gas

With extensive knowledge of the upstream industry and Russia, Michael brings a nuanced commercial perspective to our upstream research.

As a research director in our upstream team, Michael analyses developments in the upstream industry in Russia. He speaks fluent Russian and has travelled extensively throughout Russia.

Michael joined Wood Mackenzie in 2008 and has since held a number of positions within the upstream research team.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Michael worked at BP in a variety of upstream commercial roles for 11 years covering the UKCS and FSU.

BA, Modern Languages (Russian, French and Serbo-Croat), Durham University