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. 

Ryan Saxton

Director, Head of Oil Data, Short-term Analytics


  • Global
  • Oil refining
  • Midstream oil and gas

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Ryan oversees a team dedicated to monitoring oil transportation, storage and refining using in-depth primary and secondary research and advanced data analytics and modelling techniques.

A skilled and experienced analyst, Ryan previously worked as an intelligence analyst at Smith Brandon International and then as an oil research analyst at Genscape, before progressing to lead the transportation division. He has in-depth knowledge of crude oil transportation networks and the overall crude oil supply chain, as well as the macroeconomics underpinning those networks.


BA, International Business, Murray State University

MA, International Relations and Energy Security, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky